karlwunsch: Why not making it available on Linux as well?
I did not say ALL people, I said many people.
It is irrelevant to the point, anyway. At 1.7% desktop market share, there is just not much money to be made. What percentage of that 1.7% would include advanced amateurs photographers? What percentage would choose an Adobe product over a Linux open source one?
RyanBoston: Given all the great technology that Sony put into their camera with great options, I can see how easily they won. They have set the bar high for the competition to catch up.
For cameras, anyway. I wish they'd try harder on lenses.
Tom_A: A fun overview but how many voters have real hands on experiencewith the products they voted for?
If you want to start that criteria, then you should also use all the cameras you don't vote for. How can you know the one camera you own is better than the 20 similar ones you've not tried?
newworld666: No real game Changer in the list like the 7DII ? or even QX1 ?
7DII didn't change the game, it just added more AF points.
Very confusing article. Am I supposed to vote again? Why is it going through all the losing products one by one on each page?
dgeugene1: Is this really necessary? I seem able to make good pictures with stone age software.
It will be when you get a new camera that your current version of LR won't support. Adobe knows how to get you to upgrade.
Linux has a 1.7% desktop market share and many of those users are on Linux because they hate paying for software or don't like evil corporate overlords. The market is tiny.
steelhead3: I can't understand why DP would justify their high score for the 750 with explaining that the total recall of a their favorite camera is not justified.
Hopefully they realize that lots of sane people read their articles, too.
Tom Goodman: A news story only a money manager could love.
I didn't know we could make up our own graph lines. I was just going of the data presented in the article above.
Sony did not beat m43. Olympus and Panasonic both make up m43 and as a whole, they were 45% compared to 40% for Sony.
Paul B Jones: Apropos of not much, most of my family holiday, social event and pet snap shooter coworkers are doing their photography now with smart phones instead of compact point and shoots.
This has changed the nature of the photographs taken. In many peoples' hands the smart phones don't handle low light scenes, bright light scenes or action scenes all that well. I know the phones can take brilliant pictures but it seems a lot of folks don't feel it necessary to put as much effort into their pictures as they used to. It is almost like the phones have changed the social value of photography, turning it from a semi-formal ritual into a mundane and hurried documentation of all random and not random activity.
I guess I am probably coming across as a snob but that is not my intent. The rise of the smartphone is perhaps creating a new form of photography in which the quantity of images taken is more important than their quality. It makes sense that this trend would be reflected in the flickr stats.
I don't get how you equate that as degradation considering the most popular cameras have always been cheap point and shoots. ISO 400 film on a crummy compact with bad flash never made much for quality, either. Small sensor, short zoom digital was never stellar. Camera phones have better sensors than most point and shoot digital in the 2000-2010 era.
larrytusaz: McDonald's sells more hamburgers than the local place which makes fresh hamburgers, but that hardly means that McDonald's hamburgers are better. It just means some people are either lazy, in a hurry, or have no taste.
Did anyone claim Apple to make superior cameras to Nikon?
TakePictures: Now I wonder what brand receives the most "faves" on Flickr.
I would hope people favorite photos that they like for reasons other than who made the camera that took it.
Lanidrac: Flickr sucks. I stopped using it a couple years ago.
I hate mayonnaise.
goblin: Wow !!! Now THAT'S Relevant information !!!
According to the same (type of) statistics, the Ford Crown Victoria in yellow) is the most owned car in New York city. It must be the best car ever :-D
You are projecting your own insecurities here. Nobody made any claims of superiority or anything other than the fact the Apple makes the most used cameras on flickr. If you want to strawman that into some ridiculous claim (as you already have) then go ahead.
Everyone keep feeding the troll.
Just Ed: It is amazing that the other smartphone manufacturer except for Samsung have such a small share.
Go have a drink, bud. You are obviously having a stressful day. Maybe while you are drinking you can think about how ridiculous your anti-Apple comments sound.
mosc: Biggest thing I'd want is a touch screen... and preferably a brighter zoom at both ends. f1.4 24mm with this sensor in that small a pocket would compete with anything. They should do it.
LX100 is even bigger than an LX7.
LX7 has a f1.4 wide angle and a sensor slightly smaller than XQ2. It's much thicker than this camera. Moves it into a different category.
CaPi: This will be a nice pocketable camera I think. I liked the XQ1 but thought she might be improved.. I hope we'll get a review for this one as well. :)
Might as well get a clearance model from 2 years ago. Canon S110 and Fujifilm XF1 are practically free these days with similar lens and sensor.
See LX7. It wouldn't fit in a pocket.