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HTC 10 Camera shots

Back in the day we’d be able to at least bring you some details about what a new HTC handset feels, looks and operates like. Sadly, as the HTC 10 didn’t have a launch event and loan handsets are very thin on the ground, we really can’t say …

3 in 1 Lens Set – Review

Taking snaps on your phone is something everybody does. Taking artistic ones, well… that’s maybe a bit tricky unless you have something like this. Now, you may have seen these clip-on lens gadgets before. It’s a simple idea. You use a clip which is almost like a soft …

LG G4 Photo special – Teaser

Anyone who follows me on social media (I’m @mobilemandan on Twitter) will know that I love my phone photography. I am by no means a pro at it, and I’m still learning the different settings from ISO to shutter speed. However, with smartphone camera technology getting better all …

Microsoft Hyperlapse actually looks quite good

You’ve probably seen sped up videos online, where the original video is played back at 10X the speed. So the video of a man skiing down a mountain look really smooth and arty. But when you’ve tried to do it yourself they just look rubbish. Well amazingly Microsoft …

Nokia are at it again – Photographers do the swap

Remember our wedding photographer story? An entire wedding got captured on a Nokia Lumia handset and the results were pretty good indeed. Centrefold is a “bi-annual A2 folding poster publication” and, for this edition, they’ve taken all their photos with a Nokia Lumia 1020. The magazine was founded …

High speed photography with the HTC One

Some photographers are gifted special people, given the most basic of equipment and they can achieve impressive results. Give one such guy a HTC One and just look at what can be done. The photographer Alexandru Ivan said the following about his work. I made these photos with …

Time to sell the standalone camera?

For years now many have said that a phone camera will never replace a normal standalone digital camera. However, has that now changed with the introduction of smartphones such as the Nokia 808 PureView, Samsung S4 Zoom and the 41 megapixel Lumia 1020? These new advanced low-light optics, …

Camera360 to come pre-installed on Nokia Lumia 925

Remember a few weeks ago I reviewed a Windows Phone camera replacement app? No well here is a handy link for you. Camera360 has announced that their app is being pre-installed with Nokia’s latest flagship Lumia 925, which means out of the box users will have access to …

My thoughts on the Galaxy Camera

Somehow I managed to miss any rumours of a Galaxy Camera and so for once was actually quite surprised when it was announced during Samsung’s (rather dreadful) IFA keynote last week. What a pleasant surprise it was. Although undoubtedly a niche product, I have to say I’m quite excited …

Sony Xperia S vs HTC One X camera shoot-out

Two recently released high-end smartphones from Sony and HTC, namely the Xperia S and One X are both touted as top-class camera phones. Imaging specs are pretty impressive – the Sony Xperia S sports 12-megapixel “Exmor R” sensor, while the HTC One X has 8-megapixel shooter backed by …