Annie Leibovitz: What kind of camera should you buy? An iPhone.

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Brian Williams asked Annie Leibovitz what camera she recommends for people. She responded by saying that the iPhone is the snapshot camera of today. The beauty of an iPhone, or a similar smartphone with a good camera, is that it’s always with you.

Lots of people have small point-and-shoot cameras that fit in their pockets, but they still don’t bring them out that often. People tend to bring their cameras out for events that they know they want to capture. The thing is, you never know when a great moment will arise.

That’s why the iPhone is so compelling. The iPhone 4S in particular has a really good camera that takes some pretty good photos and video. The ability to share photos on the spot just takes smartphones to an even better level.