1. drtek's Avatar
    The inability to do close up macro on the 1020 renders every code scanning useless. Trying to zoom in, it does go in focus, but almost immediately loses focus.
    10-31-2013 07:54 AM
  2. potatopower's Avatar
    Nokia officially states the minimum focus distance as 15cm. I guess it's because of the big aperture (f/2.2).
    For QR code scanning, I have found that keeping the phone farther away (~15cm), the lens picks up the code. seems weird in the beginning bur it does work..

    Also, there is a separate thread in this forum about macro shots using a macro lens.
    10-31-2013 08:48 AM
  3. Ed Boland's Avatar
    Yeah, you don't have to be very close at all to scan bar/QR codes with the 1020. Even from over a foot (12 inches) away it picks them up just fine.
    10-31-2013 09:04 AM
  4. Ultimateone's Avatar
    Exactly you dont need to be close at all, and furthermore when taking "close" shots, just reframe the picture.
    10-31-2013 10:12 AM
  5. Blacklac's Avatar
    Yeah, you don't have to be very close at all to scan bar/QR codes with the 1020. Even from over a foot (12 inches) away it picks them up just fine.

    This depends completely on the size of the bar code. I have not been able to scan a single code on a food package, that I've tried. MyFitnessPal.
    10-31-2013 12:32 PM
  6. cdmurp's Avatar
    This depends completely on the size of the bar code. I have not been able to scan a single code on a food package, that I've tried. MyFitnessPal.
    I've had the same issue with MyFitnessPal (I have a 1020 as well). I can scan QR codes in Bing Vision, but I haven't had success at any distance with MyFitnessPal so far.
    04-28-2014 06:43 AM
  7. buxz777's Avatar
    15cm - you can always crop later to get closer or zoom in beforehand to get closer ;-)
    04-28-2014 06:48 AM
  8. Con Georgiadis's Avatar
    On macro photography....use maximum zoom and touch the screen with your finger to the point of focus.
    This one was taken about 50cm away from the subject with maximum zoom
    05-01-2014 10:16 AM

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