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Old November 29th, 2017, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Asher Kelman View Post
Every workman assigned to fix a roof, paint a car, remachine a part in a workshop, check out a new real estate property to purchase uses a cell phone to document their progress. It is, at least in the USA the normal way of assessing how well a job is carried out and what adjustments need to be made. What's even more important, the picture or video is transmitted immediately.

Perhaps habits are different in Europe and business uses digicams, but here, all workmen carry cell phones and are taking pictures to communicate how they are doing.
I have no idea how this is done in Europe, but I imagine it is the same. It simply is the most convenient solution to the stated problem.

Originally Posted by Asher Kelman View Post
But perhaps the cell phone actually created, (or at least expanded), this use of pictures in the workplace and has not displaced the digicam or larger camera.
I would think so. In my time, workmen took no pictures.

Originally Posted by Asher Kelman View Post
I have seen the claim that most pictures today are taken with smart phones but I do not know the truth if it!
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