An iPhone is the only camera you need

Stenovec 7Tim Stenovec/Tech InsiderA photo of a Ljubljana, Slovenia, taken with an iPhone 6 Plus.

This summer, I went on a vacation with my family to Italy and Slovenia.

I had planned to take a lot of photos, and asked my parents to bring their camera, a Canon PowerShot SX50HS, with them in their luggage.

But bringing it on vacation was totally pointless — I barely used it.

That’s because the camera I had in my pocket on my iPhone was so good that I used it for nearly every single photo that I took during the entire trip.

The camera on the iPhone 6 Plus was more convenient, more versatile, and easier to use than the Canon.

And the photos it took were fantastic.

I did a lot of cycling on the vacation, and if I wanted to snap a photo I could just pull the phone out and take a picture using one hand. I could never have done that with the Canon, or even a smaller point and shoot.

Check out some of the photos I took with the iPhone 6 Plus.

Lake Bled in Slovenia

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Julian Alps in Slovenia

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A river in Slovenia's Julian Alps

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Piran, on the coast of Slovenia

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Piran, on the coast of Slovenia

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Piran, on the coast of Slovenia

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Cycling in Italy

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Cycling in Italy

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My brother, dad, and me in Italy

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Lago di Alleghe in northern Italy at sunset

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The Dolomite mountains in Italy

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Cycling in the Dolomites in Italy

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Lago di Alleghe

Venice, Italy

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Venice, Italy

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A cow in the Julian Alps in Slovenia

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