Do you use only your cell phone for photos ? And if you do...........

do you have the different lenses ( telephoto, fisheye, etc ) that are available ?

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If it is a trip to a place I have never been before I will take my digital camera to get a lot of photo's. If it is places I have been a lot of times like the local Baja cruise I just use the I Phone for a few if any photo's. When I go back to Alaska, I may just get some film and use my old 35mm Minolta X-700. Film has a depth and feel that digital just does not capture IMO.

Funny you should ask that Bak...For many years, I carried a still camera with me and a video camera for moving video on a cruise. Now, with modern technology, my DVR camera does both so I guess you can say it's an all-in-one! The DVR cam puts everyting on a flashcard for later download to my PC. I can also take the flashcard to the onboard kiosk if I want to print some of the stills for friends onboard. I still take my android phone (takes great stills) on excursions because sometimes my wife steals the DVR camera.

I was referring to those little lenses that clip over the phones camera lens. Sometimes they come in sets. There is a telescopic one available. Also one that turns your phone into a microscope. There is even one that creates stereo images.

I never knew those existed.......Hmmmm learn something new here every day here, After somebody said there was no information on this web site.....

Sure.....just go to eBay and search cell phone camera lenses.

For most situations you will be fine with just a cell phone camera, but occasionally, you will will see a scene that only a more sophisticated camera can capture.

We were sailing out of Tampa one time and we saw a sunset over St. Petersburg that was jaw dropping. I used my DSLR with 300mm lens and you can see the results here:

Here's another shot that a cell phone camera can't duplicate:

If you're not into photography, I would suggest the Nikon coolpix P900 with 83x optical zoom. See the awesome demo here:

Cruises are all about the memories.

I still bring a film camera on every cruise. Sometimes 2. Just for fun

WOW, Like the guys said in the movies.... I gotta get me one of these !!!!!!

Actually I have two cameras that we travel with one regular digital and one underwater digital. I want to buy Monique a digital SLR with interchangeable lenses, as she loves taking pictures and she can learn how faster than me.

I take my digital camera for on land photos and up until 2 years ago, I had a waterproof film camera that I bought on the cruise ship in 2008. I replaced that with the Lifeproof case for my iPhone. It took absolutely beautiful pictures. This year, however, I will be using my new Christmas present, a waterproof Nikon Coolpix AW130. I can't wait to try it out.


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