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1. On Saturdays, he goes around the city and takes pictures with his camera.
2. On Saturdays, he goes around the city and takes some pictures with his camera.
[Does #1 mean #2? Or are both different? In #1 is 'pictures' in generic use?]

3. His hobby is taking pictures with a camera.
4. He likes taking pictures with a camera.
[What about 'pictures' in #3 and #4? Is 'pictures' in generic use? Or does 'pictures' mean 'some pictures'?]]

5. He likes taking a picture of the city with a camera.
6. He likes taking one picture of the city with a camera.
[Does #5 mean #6? Or is 'a picture' in generic use?]

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  1. 1 and 2 mean the same, yes.

    In 3 and 4, “pictures” are generic (no specifically named pictures), and yes, you can put “some” in front if you wish.

    5 and 6 are just about the same.

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