Since phonecams have focal lengths that are fixed and low, they ought to be
credible pocket-cam replacements for wide-angle shots. But you have to worry
whether they can handle massed details. Let’s see.
Last Friday I took a day off and visited
near Barcelona, where there’s a
Abbey with a
Virgin. First, here are two photos looking down.
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The first shot is from a half hour’s
(very steep) hike up from the Abbey; the second from the train coming back
down. I’m using the first shot as the wallpaper for my 15" Mac’s Retina
display and it looks glorious.
I took an interior shot too.
Inside Montserrat abbey. The
Montserrat is visible in the little chapel halfway up the back wall behind
One thing I do notice is that the image files that come out of the Fujifilm
are pretty well ready to go, while the N5 shots usually need Lightroom
love to fix up shadows and highlights and contrast.
By Tim Bray.
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