West Wales - Day 5 - Smartphone only day

West Wales - Day 5 - Smartphone only day
'As ever I appreciate the point and shoot simplicity and the focus using these cameras with restricted options gives me. There's nothing innovative here, nothing 'artistic' and no decisive  moments. Just a set of useful stock photographs. 
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West Wales - Day 3 - Smartphone Panoramas and the Leica Q

West Wales - Day 3 - Smartphone Panoramas and the Leica Q
'However talking about proper cameras, I have to say how much I enjoy using the Leica Q (Typ 116) It has wonderful image quality and such sharp files that if this is the sensor Leica are using in their new interchangeable lens camera, then get ready for some spectacular images.
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Ten cameras for five days shooting - How did each perform?

Ten cameras for five days shooting - How did each perform?
'I took ten cameras with me for a 5 day shoot in Somerset last week. Deliberately. I still have too many cameras, so I decided I'd give each of them a tryout in a real world situation on a stock photography trip and decide what to get rid of. Here's how they turned out. '
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SOMERSET - DAY 1

SOMERSET - DAY 1
'I've come to one of my favourite parts of the UK, the North Somerset Coast and the town of Wathchet, for a few days. Yesterday was 30+ degrees selsius and incredibly humid, so I was working at a slow pace. '
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Samsung Galaxy K zoom SM-C115 - Smartphone with zoom lens

Samsung Galaxy K zoom SM-C115 - Smartphone with zoom lens
'There are three smartphone that can be said to be aimed directly at photographers looking to do some serious work with a camera phone. The Nokia Lumia 1020 with it's 41MP sensor, the Panasonic CM1 with a 20MP 1' sensor and this, the Samsung K zoom with a 10x zoom. (Approximates to 24-240mm in 35mm terms) So a smartphone with a small, but serious zoom covering a wide range of focal lengths. Is it any good?'
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Why I prefer creating photographs with my smartphones - Gearhead versus Photographer

Why I prefer creating photographs with my smartphones - Gearhead versus Photographer
'For the last year I've had these dilemmas. I have a lot of cameras and lenses sitting on my shelf. Many of them the latest models including DSLR's, mirrorless and fixed lens compacts. And despite the attractions of my Nikons, Sony's, m4/3's et al, I still want to leave them all at home and go out and shoot with my smartphones / camera phones / communication cameras (love that last one, it's what Panasonic call the CM1) and I haven't really known exactly why.'
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