Your most used camera type?

Discussion in 'Arts, Literature & Photography' started by Nick_S, Jul 21, 2016.

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What type of camera?

  1. SLR

    37.2%
  2. Compact

    14.0%
  3. Bridge

    2.3%
  4. Phone Camera

    44.2%
  5. Covert (I am a spy)

    2.3%
  1. Nick_S

    Nick_S Craft Beer Connoisseur

    Location:
    Stoke on Trent
    In this modern age of digital photography, we have a plethora of options available to us.

    For the vast majority of your shots, what sort of camera do you use? Not fussed about film v digital, just the type.

    For me, the majority of my shots I tend to take with my phone camera (Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge). It is very good quality, and is convenient. When I want to enjoy a photography session, I do take out my EOS 450D and various lenses.
     
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  2. Darkbulb

    Darkbulb Member #10

    I'm a bit 'ashamed' to admit that if you're speaking purely in terms of volume of photos...I use my phone the most.

    I think every single SOTD photo I've posted is with my phone for instance.
    I think I'm at a dangerous intersection of technological advancement and personal laziness.
     
  3. wazza

    wazza a dog got personality

    I also hate to admit it, espicially due to the wife being a photographer but it is of course, my phone.
    Back in the day I'd always have a DSLR with me but now, can't be arsed.
     
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  4. Ash

    Ash Legendary Member

    Most of my photos I use a Nikon D90 , got various lenses but I've gotten lazy and just tend to use one.
     
  5. Rowlers

    Rowlers Massive Member Staff Member

    Moto X style here.. 90% of the time, for other b times a Nikon D3300, with a choice of lenses...
     
  6. JamieM

    JamieM Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales

    Nikon D7200 with the Nikon-AF-S-DX-Nikkor-16-80mm-f2.8-4E-ED-VR
     
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  7. jb7

    jb7 Bloke

    If I want quality images then it's my Canon 5D Mark II all the way.

    I use the camera phone if I'm out and about and for some un-expected reason want to grab a quick (and mostly irrelevant) photo of something.

    If I want something in between these two, then my Fuji X100 usually fits the bill.

    Once you've used a good quality SLR, very little else often ever compares in terms of image quality or performance.
     
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  8. Nico1970

    Nico1970 Forum GOD! Staff Member

    Location:
    Belfast
    Mmmmm, sorry to say I generally take the lazy man's option - the phone camera...:oops:
     
  9. Merkurologist

    Merkurologist Forum GOD!

    How wrong can you get? I remember when the first camera / phone came out I said to my friend.... "Who would want a camera on their phones?" :eek:
     
  10. celestino

    celestino Forum GOD!

    Location:
    Canada
    Nikon D7000 + older Japanese 50mm f/1.8 glass lens. :)
     
  11. Ash

    Ash Legendary Member

    No worse than IBM who thought there was no money in software which is where Bill Gates stepped in.
     
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  12. Dr Watson

    Dr Watson Forum GOD!

    Location:
    West Sussex, UK
    Fujifilm X-F1 compact is my go to... I had intended to "upgrade" to a newer model but 3 years on and its still perfectly good enough for my needs.

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  13. Dipesh

    Dipesh Forum GOD! Staff Member

    I have a dslr but mainly use my phone.
     
  14. N_Architect

    N_Architect Forum GOD!

    Location:
    ATH
    dSLR / Canon.

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  15. Wayne

    Wayne Forum Sod

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    As I detest most 'Compact digital cameras' I do tend to use my iphone 6 camera. It gives instant access to the web and the apps for manipulation are superb when considering just how difficult Photoshop is to use unless you really study it. I'm lcurrently looking out for a Nikon J2 to use.
     
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