mosman: After a quick flick through the comments, it appears there's an awful lot of people failing to see the writing on the wall.
Ignore the hype and vitriol for a moment and think of the impact this style of image taking and distribution is doing, and is going to do:- to professionals in the industry across all genres,- the company that makes your favorite PP program,- the manufacturers that rely on the margin from P&S and entry level DSLRs to fund the higher end models.
The cameras included in smart phones now are only a short time removed from 'traditionally' formed products that wowed people here on DPR. Throw in ongoing financial pressures and increasingly easy methods of distribution and you have a perfect storm for camera manufacturers.
Relevant to DPR and it's reader base? You bet it is.
Thanks for the lecture in its and it's. Autofill on iPad at work. Sadly, I didn't notice the error until sometime after the posting appeared and I was unable to correct the mistake.
I will sit down and write it out longhand "I must double check iPad spelling before posting" 100 times.
As for your analogy, I'm not sure it's relevant. The linkage between fine dining and fast food to a highly integrated image distribution and production chain seems tenuous at best.
I'll go and beat myself now for not picking up the error.
Oh yes, I'm a grammar Nazi, too. Just ask the kids. 👿
After a quick flick through the comments, it appears there's an awful lot of people failing to see the writing on the wall.