Tagged: Point-and-shoot camera

The demographics of camera users

The author, at the link below, notes that those under 30 predominately use their smart phone to take photos. Older travelers use compact point and shoot cameras, and middle aged and older often shoot with higher end DSLRs. One thing I noticed on my trip to the UK , specifically London, was the abundance of cameras. Source: Cameras, Cameras, Everywhere | Garden Walk Garden Talk A recent Nikon item said that 55% of...

Using 2 cameras to create fake narrow depth of field images

Small sensor cameras – such as smart phones and point and shoot cameras – are unable to create significant blurring of the background or foreground. Narrow depth of field is mostly limited to large sensor cameras – or to long telephoto shots. But, two camera sensors may be used to measure depth in the scene. One camera is used for the actual photo and the second for depth. Parallax, or the difference...

Low end camera and camcorder sales dive, expensive cameras rise

Study: Smartphones Putting Serious Hurt on Point-and-Shoot Camera Sales | News & Opinion | PCMag.com. Smart phones are replacing the very low end still and video cameras. 2011 versus 2010: Point and shoot camera unit sales down by -17% “Pocket” camcorder unit sales down by -13% Traditional camcorder unit sales down by -8% High end point and shoot cameras (10x zoom are larger) up by 16% High end detachable lens cameras...