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Good photos have become commonplace. Smartphones have demystified camera technicalities in the past decade, and its pervasive adoption has democratized photography for mass consumers. Since the first known photograph was made in 1820, camera functions evolved significantly to compensate for human error.
Features like image stabilization, white-balance detection, and low-light capabilities became baseline features. Rapidly improved smartphone cameras challenge conventional camera-makers’ advantage—the line between smartphones and conventional cameras is increasingly blurred. There is a convergence towards a compact form that easily creates great photos. So, camera-makers must offer an elevated experience to stay relevant.
Leica, a company acclaimed for its