Panasonic CM1 - iPad - Nokia Lumia 1020 video - crazy or what?

Panasonic CM1 - iPad - Nokia Lumia 1020 video - crazy or what?
'It works well because small sensor video has been around for years anyway. After all a 1080 video frame is only 2.1MP, which makes it not that difficult to turn out decent footage. And that footage compares very well with other better specified cameras I have.'
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Is there any point to a digital zoom?

Is there any point to a digital zoom?
'The answer to the question in the title of this article would normally have been answered by me with a resounding NO! But the above samples from my Nokia 1020 smartphone have somewhat changed my opinion, at least for this particular camera. '
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Panasonic Lumix Smart Camera CM1 Review - Part 2 - The CM1 compared to Nokia Lumia 1020 - Is this 'Camera Future?'

 Panasonic Lumix Smart Camera CM1 Review - Part 2 - The CM1 compared to Nokia Lumia 1020 - Is this 'Camera Future?'
'So, these devices are what they are. Really useful if you want to travel light and shoot inconspicuously, but full mirrorless camera functionality, speed and quality? Not yet (But getting closer all the time.) And no I'm not about to sell everything off and just use my phones just yet, attractive proposition in terms of the long term prospects for my back that might be. But both devices (lets call them cameras because they deserve it) But both cameras are incredibly useful in many situations when they are exactly the right tool for the job.'
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HDR B/W PANORAMAS - Olympus OM-D E-M10 Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone

HDR B/W PANORAMAS - Olympus OM-D E-M10 Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone
'These are experimental chiaroscuro HDR black and white multi-image stitched 'panoramas' shot with my Olympus OM-D E-M10 and Panasonic 15mm f/1.7 lens and Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone. The original images (usually three or four for each pano) were uploaded onto my iPad. I then stitched them together in Autostitch and edited them with Snapseed.'
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Sensor wars - Is bigger really 'better'? Nokia Lumia 1020

Sensor wars  - Is bigger really 'better'? Nokia Lumia 1020
"I was wondering about just what quality I could squeeze from my smaller sensor cameras. Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone. As can be seen from the picture above this was done with a tripod and selecting the lowest ISO. The Nokia also has the advantage that I can shoot raw .dng files with it. The following is what I got."
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RECENT STOCK IMAGES

RECENT STOCK IMAGES
"At various times in my life I've wanted to be a train driver, a rock star and a novelist but I can't really think of anything better than waking up in the morning, looking out the window and thinking "This is a good day to go out and take some pictures.'"
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