I love this: a photo essay and camera review together in one piece. Truly remarkable. Regarding the advantages of small viewfinder-less cameras, Mod writes:
About halfway through the trip I realized something strange was
happening — the people I photographed were looking me in the
eyes. Indeed, they could see my eyes! I had spent so long traveling
with a DSLR strapped to my face that I had forgotten about true
For better or worse, a camera without a viewfinder is less
intimidating. You are no longer half-human half-camera. You’re all
human with a tiny play thing in your hand.