Can you REALLY shoot stock on a smartphone? Part 1 Microsoft Lumia 950X

Can you REALLY shoot stock on a smartphone? Part 1 Microsoft Lumia 950X
'The answer to question in the title of this post is obviously yes, since I and very large numbers of of other photographers shoot and sell stock photography created on smartphone cameras.'
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'Post Truth' and the Photographic Internet.

'Post Truth' and the Photographic Internet.
'Now with the sales curve of stand alone cameras looking like its falling off a cliff, there are now less of these about. Sites and blogs are closing down and some are changing their focus as enthusiast photography returns to something like the participation numbers it had when it was all about film.'
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Sigma SD Quattro and 21:9 Panoramas - Fast stock photography turnaround

Sigma SD Quattro and 21:9 Panoramas - Fast stock photography turnaround
'It doesn't happen too often, because I normally take a long while to get round to editing and uploading images, but occasionally I take a picture, caption, keyword and upload it to a stock library and achieve my first sale the same day. It was like this yesterday with the image above and the three below.'
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The Sigma SD Quattro - The Foveon sensor gets a camera to do it justice.

The Sigma SD Quattro - The Foveon sensor gets a camera to do it justice.
'.......this is -(Please note I chose my words VERY carefully here) The best image quality I have ever seen at low ISO's of any APS-C AND Full Frame camera as well as some Medium Format Sensor cameras.'
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Smartphones and / or Mirrorless

Smartphones and / or  Mirrorless
'Going forward I can see photographers having a wide range of choice. We will still all go out with our DSLR's and Mirrorless 'marvels' but how many of us won't take our smartphone with us as well. Not many I suspect.'
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LEICA SL (Typ 601) - Lenses

LEICA SL (Typ 601) - Lenses
'Leica are obviously pulling out all the stops for their new 'pro' mirrorless camera, but seem to be aiming at Leica S customers. But many of us who work with Leicas don't have unlimited funds and can't bench press a small car. However, there are alternatives.'
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Novoflex Canon EOS EF lens to Leica SL (Typ 601) AF adapter

Novoflex Canon EOS EF lens to Leica SL (Typ 601) AF adapter
'Anyway, there will be more posts about using this adapter, but for the moment, I'm glad I bought it. But I will repeat yet again, if you are considering it, do be prepared to make some compromises. It's a long way from the 'real deal'.'
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