27 Jul The Future of Photography

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FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/2.8, 1/100 sec, ISO400)

Photography always played an important part in my life. Just like music and HiFi. But both hobbies seem to be endangered today. What happened?

About 12 years ago Apple introduced the iPhone. A mobile phone that looked radically different to what was available back then. A phone without any buttons but a big touch screen instead. Back then my company phone was a Blackberry, it was a big deal to have email on a phone but of course there was internet or iPod or camera.

Maybe I should say something regarding the pictures of this blog post. I took them in Shinjuku, Tokyo last month. Around the Yodobashi camera store, the biggest camera store in the world. In the 70s, at the high time of SLR cameras, 30% of all cameras sold in Japan where sold in this shop.

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/2.8, 1/160 sec, ISO200)
FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (23mm, f/2.8, 1/100 sec, ISO250)

I got my first iPhone in early 2011. It was an iPhone 4. There was email, internet and even a camera but its image quality was poor. My second iPhone was the iPhone 6 plus and its camera was a big step forward. Especially in good light the image quality was decent. I started to take a picture now and then when I had no camera with me.

Last autumn I upgraded to the iPhone Xs and that was another jump in image quality and speed. Now I found myself relying

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