The best camera is the one you have on you. Increasingly that statement is referring to the smart phone in your pocket. It was because of this that I made my new phone decision based on the quality of the camera and the functionality the phone would offer relating to the photographs I would take with it. The answer, the Samsung Galaxy S II. Here is why it was the choice for me.
Lets be honest, mobile phones are fast becoming the most important of cameras in daily use but there is a fair bit of work to be done to improve their quality further. Don’t get me wrong, the iPhone 4 has changed things, possibly more for it popularity than anything else, but there is room for … Read moreToshiba’s New Backlit CMOS for Smartphones
In the absence of my camera I was left to use the Nokia N8 cellphone that I was reviewing at the time, it landed up being rather capable for the job.
I spotted this video on a blog recently and after watching it, wondered why I had never thought of doing this before. The challenge with Street Photography is not sticking out from the crowd with a large camera that screams, I want to shoot you when you least expect it. While this video (created by … Read morePhoto Tip: Using a Cellphone for Street Photography
CES is done and dusted but there was so much there that we are still getting bits of news. Like the story from Engadget of a 14MP camera on a cellphone, or is that a cellphone with a 14MP camera? http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/11/aigo-a8-leo-14-megapixel-cameraphone-hands-on-video/
South African Designer Ryan Frank has pulled out cork as a way to protect the precious surfaces of our expensive techno gadgets. Pads, pods, laptops, cells and readers will all be safe from scratches and eco-stylish. View the sleeves here.