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There is a quiet war on the streets about what kind of camera you are using to capture your photos. For some photographers, it is a fancy DSLR camera, complete with a variety of lens and a snazzy camera bag. For others, it is the ubiquitous iPhone, or some other device that slides in and out of your pocket.
Who wins? I know in my previous article, 7 Reasons Why the iPhone 6 is My Camera of Choice, I was very clear on my preference of cameras. But, I thought of putting personal bias aside and discovering if there is more to this DSLR and smartphone issue than meets the eye? As a street photographer, I am always trying to improve my craft. I feel it is time for me to take a look at this camera war a bit more seriously and weigh out the pros and cons of each camera type.
A funny thing, isn’t? Do you find it hard admitting that you, as a photographer, are just in love with taking pictures with your camera phone? I think the term is, iPhoneographer, at least for those of us who are iPhone users. Much to the dismay of regular photographers, we do have a name.
I just love my iPhone! I am not promoting Apple products, nor am I on their pay roster (but maybe I should be), I simply just love my iPhone.