July 9, 2011
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While micro cameras are getting all the headlines, with their raw file and video capture abilities plus their interchangeable lenses, compacts still have their place as truly pocketable snap cameras. Kevin Carter reviews four of the best….more Author: Kevin Carter at The BJP
April 14, 2011
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This is an interesting article where the author has asked a number of photographers which point and shoot (compact) camera they use. Mine by the way is a Canon G10
“Do professional photographers really use point-and-shoot cameras? Surprisingly, yes.
Using Facebook and Twitter, I just completed a little of my own unscientific research. I wanted to find out which digital point-and-shoot is the camera-of-choice among professional photographers. Just over 50 professional photographers responded, and most of them are included here.
Some well-known photographers responded to my call, including: Pulitzer Prize-winning photographers David Hume Kennerly and Brian Smith; “Strobist” David Hobby; Washington DC photojournalist David Burnett; Outdoor/Adventure photographer Corey Rich; and Lifestyle/Advertising photographer Tom Hussey.
I asked each photographer the same questions: What camera do you use; what gadgets and add-on accessories do you use; do you have any pro-level advice for others using this camera; and I asked them to supply a picture they shot with the camera.”
If you want to see what is shot by who read on
Although not asked to contribute I would say I like my G10, I bought it because I wanted a compact camera with an optical viewfinder and with aperture priority controls and exposure compensation. Here is my picture