Category Archives for "Opinion"

Mar 06

#828. Loving the smartphone more and more.

By pascaljappy | Opinion

The digitalisation benefits of smartphones have been covered often enough in my posts not to warrant going deep into them again. Always-with-you pocket convenience is great. Superb performance in appropriate conditions, also. But knowing your pics are being backed-up and organised as you shoot may be the most satisfying of the lot. So much so […]

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Feb 22

#823. We’re going nowhere

By Paul Perton | Opinion

The two seem to go hand in hand; a hobby (or profession) and reading about it on the Web. For me, steam trains and the many railway preservation blogs are a significant part of my daily/weekly read. I don’t live near a preservation railway and the regular posts are a way of keeping up-to-date and […]

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Nov 27

#791. Open Letter to Canon

By Chris Stump | Opinion

There are two improvements I’d like to see from camera makers, and as a long-time Canon user I’ll ask them to take up the challenge. The first is minor, and probably more specific to my way of shooting. The second is a major move that I see as a no-brainer. Both of these suggestions must […]

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Nov 21

#789. More Smartphone Fun

By Steve Mallett | Opinion

Pascal’s post #755, “In defence of smartphone photography, again” and more recently Adrian’s  post #786 Am I going Crazy? (Using an inexpensive smartphone), speak of “smartphone fun” and I thought I’d add my two penn’orth. As some of you will know, I belong to a U3A camera group, (University of the Third Age) comprising members of […]

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Nov 14

#786. Am I going crazy? (Using an inexpensive phone)

By Adrian | Opinion

Dear Susan member Pascal has written before about the rise of the camera phone and his appreciation for it’s simplicity. They have certainly captured the imagination of the consumer market, and have essentially killed off low end pocket cameras, leaving camera makers like Panasonic and Sony moving increasingly upmarket with ultra wide range zooms and […]

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