Stop Pretending You’re Upset That Point-and-Shoots Are Dead

Photographer with a point and shoot

The smartphone is the winner of compact camera wars. It is surprising that the compact camera died so slowly.

Earlier this week, a report out of Japan found that the compact camera market, otherwise known as “point-and-shoots” was not only just 3% of its total size compared to its peak in 2008, but that camera manufacturers have all but stopped making them.

I have seen many photographers lamenting the loss of point-and shoot cameras. But are they really upset?

I don’t think so, and I make my case in this week’s Clipped Highlights.

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