The Fujifilm SP-2000 was a fine digital camera once you figured out the best way to use it.

The camera you have with you …

My first carry-everywhere camera was a Fujifilm SP-2000, a compact package that came in useful but was soon discarded as it was just too slow to get going, and had a few quirks in usage. Several other pocket cameras by Nikon and Sony followed, but again did not quite do the job.

Then came the Apple iPhones …

Testing the resolution and colour gamut of the original iPhone 3GS camera.
Testing the resolution and colour gamut of the original iPhone 3GS camera.

The Apple iPhone 3GS was launched in mid-2009 and revolutionised the concept of smartphone cameras forever.

Slim, multi-functional, and with amazing optics for the size, they’ve remained my carry-everywhere cameras.

The iPhone 3GS was not too shabby with action shots either
The iPhone 3GS was not too shabby with action shots either

What’s difficult to believe is that both of these are crops of the originals, shown full-frame below.

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