The surefire way to spread your name and talent like wildfire: Instagram. The step that comes before it’s time to post, namely how your final work is captured in a photo, is critical to sparking that flame. To maintain the integrity of your artistry, investing in quality equipment can be the difference in producing a post that gets noticed or gobbled up by the algorithm. So if you’re thinking of investing in a professional camera or switching to an iPhone, we did a little research to help you make a well-informed decision. Ahead, discover Instagram’s favorite hairstylists and colorists’ honest opinions on iPhone vs. camera including the pros and cons of each device.