Tag Archives: smartphone

The future’s so bright…

Toronto.  … I gotta wear shades is a nuclear holocaust song by Timbuk3. Apple’s recent announcement of the iPhone 8 and the anniversary model iPhone X (iPhone 10) celebrating a decade since the industry disrupting iPhone was first released, prompted me … Continue reading

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An old adage proven

Toronto.. As the saying goes, “The best camera is the one in your hand…” For the first 70 or so years of photography the most important accessory was a good tripod! The sensitive media were so slow it was impossible … Continue reading

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Can you spot the photographer?

Toronto. What a difference a century makes! The millennials of today with their ubiquitous smart phones are everywhere! A commercial jet lands on the Hudson river? Click! Click! Click! … A car crash occurs on the 401? Click! Click! Click! … Continue reading

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A DSLR quality camera in a smartphone format

Toronto. A few days ago my friend George Dunbar sent me a link to the lengthy and clear article on how we can match the quality of a professional DSLR in a smartphone format – pocketable, and always handy. The … Continue reading

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A Modern Day Stereoscope?

Toronto. In a post the other day, George  Dunbar asked whether the Google Cardboard was the new modern-day stereoscope. We saw the Google Cardboard gadget back in February when Marissa Frosst demoed it at Ryerson. Your smartphone is used as … Continue reading

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New Kodak Ektra Smartphone

Toronto. Member and ex membership secretary Dennis Cannon, sent a note to me and editor Bob Lansdale with a link to Kodak and their announcement of a new smartphone. Surprisingly, the smartphone is called a Kodak Ektra. Not surprisingly the camera … Continue reading

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