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We use it most of the time.  Instagram is now a popular App because of it.  And if you’re like the characters in the movie, Friends with Benefits, you’re likely to use it almost out of habit when sending photos and messages to those in your circle – but have you ever wondered how the cellphone camera came about?

Well, it turns out a doting dad’s idle time in the hospital inspired today’s cellphone cameras. Read this interesting story on how a baby’s arrival in 1997 gave birth to the idea of the cellphone camera.

Your thoughts.  Do you think a camera feature is essential when buying a cellphone nowadays?

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In a recent post on its Facebook page, Nikon says that “A photographer is only as good as the equipment he uses, and a good lens is essential to taking good pictures! Do any of our facebook fans use any of the NIKKOR lenses? Which is your favorite and what types of situations do you use it for?”Nikon on photographers

Maybe it was meant to solicit feedback as to what kind of lenses their fans use and for what purpose/s.  However, the post has generated quite a whirlwind of reactions from various sectors, with more than 4,000 comments at our last count.

Your thoughts.  Do you agree or not – that a photographer is only as good as the equipment he uses?