Most “liked” images on Facebook in 2016

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Well, “likes” are  a 21st century social phenomenon, loved by some and loathed by others. As many of you know, I am a bit of a data geek, and I consider “likes” an interesting social reading of people’s views. Spurred on by a current Instagram trend to show off one’s “best nine” of 2016 via an automated process, I decided to look at …


iPhone 7Plus – first looks

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I got the iPhone 7Plus a few weeks back, and I must say that, from a photographer’s perspective, I am very impressed. It’s particularly pleasing that the phone uses its two lenses to simulate a most passable bokeh. Briefly, the iPhone 7Plus has two lenses with the equivalent on a full frame 35mm/DSLR of 28mm and 56 mm respectively. The 28mm is the same effective focal …