There is, in my opinion, a degree of snobbishness from people who are into photography about cameras in phones. And while I agree that there are limitations, I actually appreciate having a camera on my person when I don’t have my DSLR with me, when I’m just off on a short walk for example. Mobile phone photography is a compromise in quality (although a lot of mobile cameras are pretty good these days), and in control (exposure settings are usually pretty basic), but the convenience often means that you’ll get a shot that you wouldn’t have had you not had your phone with you. And I think that’s a good thing, overall.
Anyway, I’ve been collecting pictures on my phone and haven’t done anything with them for a while now, so I thought I would get back into blogging after an extended break by sharing a few of the shots here.
These are all un-edited, as they came off my phone. The focus is not great on some of them, which is more my fault than the phone’s, but sometimes it’s tricky to tell when you’re a little off using a screen and not a viewfinder (well, at least I find that’s the case). Some of them have come out ok though, and are pictures I would have missed had I not been able to get my phone out to capture the moment. And that’s what photography is all about, really.