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Apple overtakes Nikon on Flickr

Source: petapixel.comSource: petapixel.com
Source: petapixel.com

442761820455The best camera, as Chase Davis put it, is the one that’s with you when there’s a photo to be taken.

By that measure, Canon is still the best — at least on Flickr, the granddaddy of photo-sharing sites.

But the iPhone is closing the gap. With 9.6% of photos posted in 2014, it overtook Nikon (9.3%) and drew within a few percentage points of Canon (13.4%).

In terms of cameras owned by Flickr members, iPhones are the most popular by far.

Link: Flickr’s 2014 rankings.

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