Are cameras becoming a thing of the past?
Taking pictures to capture memories has been popular since the first camera was invented back in 1840. LoveToKnow.com reports inventor Alexander Wolcott created the first version of the camera which made it possible for candid photos to be taken without fading. Since then, a lot has changed both in terms of technology and style. Many people are now saying camera phones may be the death of traditional cameras as we know it.
Freshness Magazine reports with smartphones continuing to reign supreme, more people are looking to use these devices to take photos rather than to bring along an old film or even digital camera. Part of the change has to do with apps like Instagram that not only give people a way to get creative with their shots of plates of food or cars, but it also offers them a way to upload and share the images directly from their phones - something no camera can do.
It was reported Instagram gets 5 million uploads a day, while nearly 300 million people post a photo to Facebook daily, the news source reports. Fans of taking photos who are looking to upgrade to a smartphone may want to know which ones are equipped with the best cameras. The news source reports the top phones include the Apple iPhone 4S and the HTC One S. The 4S has an 8 megapixel sensor and 5 lens element, while the One S also has an 8 megapixel sensor and the ability to take a photo during a video.