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Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 11:00 a.m. PST

for shooting miniatures and/or documenting/recording your gaming?

For polling purposes:

Mostly camera phone
Mostly digital camera
Mostly film camera
Mostly an instamatic camera
I don't photograph miniatures

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 11:12 a.m. PST

I use an old ViviCam 4345, and process the pictures on GIMP.


Not brilliant, but sufficient for me!

Daithi the Black Inactive Member07 May 2018 11:20 a.m. PST

I bought my LG5 phone because it had one of the best cameras on the phone market.

KSmyth07 May 2018 11:44 a.m. PST

I started using a Nikon 5600. I'm retiring next year and bought it to take bunches of photos with my free time. It's a very forgiving camera for noobs like me.

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 11:58 a.m. PST

Cannon D7 digital SLR, it's the wife's camera she's the photo enthusiast.
I simply borrow it, and the 50mm lens.

Personal logo David Manley Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 12:21 p.m. PST

Mostly Samsung S6

Joes Shop Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 12:53 p.m. PST

Samsung S4.

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 12:57 p.m. PST

For my blog, "One of My Men Became Restless", I've been using a Nikon, an old digital camera. But today I tried my Android Galaxy and I think I might prefer it.


(More here: link )

Wish there was an easier way to get it to my computer though for Picasa cropping/editing. I had to email myself the ones in this entry.

Martian Root Canal07 May 2018 1:10 p.m. PST

My iPhone 6plus. Better than the digital camera I bought before it.

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 1:54 p.m. PST

Digital camera when I do take pics of minis.

Legion 407 May 2018 2:52 p.m. PST

An old Fuji 470 … it works and is easy to use …

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 3:15 p.m. PST

real old Nikkon Cool Pix.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 3:21 p.m. PST

Camera phone.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP07 May 2018 3:30 p.m. PST


FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 5:18 p.m. PST

My iphone.

Oberlindes Sol LIC07 May 2018 6:52 p.m. PST

I think that my iPhone 6 takes better pictures than my older Nikon Cool Pix, so I tend not to bring the Nikon to games and conventions much.

saltflats1929 Inactive Member07 May 2018 7:24 p.m. PST

Cellphone camera, but only because it's easier to email and upload to the blog that way.

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 7:33 p.m. PST


Digital Nikon CoolPix L340. It's very simple, and uses four AA batteries. So if I run out of juice in the field it's easy to power up again. The internal memory is also huge so I don't fill it up when I am out taking pictures.

Mike Bunkermeister Creek
Bunker Talk blog

Personal logo Condotta Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 8:18 p.m. PST

I use a phone camera because it is convenient and produces acceptable images, like this one of my next painting project of 28mm Napoleonic Badeners from Murawski, flags from GMB:

Winston Smith Inactive Member08 May 2018 6:03 a.m. PST


79thPA Supporting Member of TMP08 May 2018 7:06 a.m. PST

phone on camera

Fitzovich08 May 2018 8:58 a.m. PST

My iPhone or my Canon T2i.

Paint it Pink08 May 2018 9:14 a.m. PST

I wrote an article on megapixels and camera choices a while back.


The best camera is one you will carry and use, and for most people that will be their smart phone.

Myself, I love my micro four thirds Olympus OMD EM5-MII. It has 16 megapixels, a hi-res mode of 40 megapixels, and to put that into perspective a tiff file comes out as either 40mb or 196mb; so big pictures from a little camera.

Ultimately what you want is the biggest picture you can take because it grants you the flexibility of cropping a nice composition for publication.

T&CA, E&OE, your photographs will not necessary be better for having a better camera, it's still possible to take crap pictures with a good camera.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP08 May 2018 2:30 p.m. PST

Phone camera – 2MP, f/2.8, 1.75um pixel size

Walking Sailor08 May 2018 3:58 p.m. PST

FUJIFILM FinePix S5700 that I bought for work, back when flip phones didn't take really good pictures. It has all the adjustments of my old 35 SLR and still takes better pictures than my current flip phone. On which I talk to people.
It still takes better pictures than my tablet, which is why I haven't bothered to learn to adjust that.

Personal logo Patrick R Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2018 1:55 a.m. PST

iPad Mini, works fine, good pictures without any trouble.


Patrick Sexton Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2018 1:39 p.m. PST

Digital Camera,Panasonic DMC TZ4.

Personal logo vonLoudon Supporting Member of TMP20 Jun 2018 8:33 p.m. PST

Olympus D, now 2 Panasonic DMC Z5 and Z7.

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