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Bill Quick

Taking pictures of the Rolling Stones with the ‘best pocket camera ever made’ – Boing Boing

I absolutely recommend the RX-100 and similar cameras to photographers at any level, including pros with enough fancy gear to fill a Hummer. I have a wonderful, cumbersome SLR that takes stunning images, but I wouldn’t want to lug it into 90% of the environments I inhabit from day to day. It’s a truism that the best camera for any situation is the one that you happen to have with you at the time. Usually, this will be your cellphone. If you’re lucky enough to go on a safari, you may be lucky enough to own a Canon 7D, and you should absolutely pack it. But for those in-between situations that call for both fabulous imagery and super-portable technology, high-end pocket cameras are really starting to deliver the goods. And as with all things tech-related, you can expect today’s top-of-the-line performance to migrate into bargain prices within a few years.

Um.  Frighteningly realistic.

Want to take pictures like these for yourself?  Here you go:

Sony DSC-RX100/B 20.2 MP Exmor CMOS Sensor Digital Camera with 3.6x Zoom

You’re welcome.

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Bill Quick

About Bill Quick

I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.

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