Smart phones and I - we have a complicated relationship stemming mostly from the fact that I simply cannot keep up with its technology. My smart phone has a good camera. In fact it's really good according to the specifications, but I seem to dismiss it and prefer to lug around a camera. I just cannot trust it enough to mainly rely on it to capture my travel memories.
However, I don't dismiss its usefulness altogether as a camera. As a matter of fact, I find myself using it more and more as a camera. It's also perfect for skywatching opportunities.
Some random shots from my smart phone.
January 18 was a very mild winter day when we took a friend's niece to visit Ocean Beach.
By sunset we were in Land's End, also on January 18.
Ten days later I was shooting a night scene in Vegas with the smart phone. I thought didn't do a good job.
The phone fared well with drive by shooting. Somewhere in Nevada, road tripping.
Destination for the day was Zion National Park. Here the phone also handled the drive by shooting very well.
One more from Zion, these are the Three Patriarchs.
I still prefer to use the camera, but there is a shift in my feelings about the smart phone. I'm starting to like it.
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(All photos taken in January 2014.)