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06-07-2015 06:20 PM
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  1. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Hi everybody,

    I'm Marc and come from the Netherlands,

    I have a question. I recently bought a lumia 1020 coming from a note 4 ( to big for me and i wanted i windows phone ) but i wanted a mobile with a good cam. So i bought a lumia 1020, i must say i'm verrry dissapointed ! because pictures of the Note 4 are way more better ( Sharper ) the pics of the lumia are just blurry.not nice. Its just not sharp its diffficult to explain with my bad english. i added a sample, you see the play house little sharp and the rest blurry. Auto focus or manual doesnt matter.. makes no difference.

    Hope you guys can give me tips to get nice pics. Also tips how i can take pictures of trees because all the pictures i take of trees are all blurry.
    I shoot in auto and manuel (RAW and JPEG). Also i see verry little miner difference between the 5 and the 34 MP photo's.. Is my unit defectiv ?

    Hope you can help... Thnx,

    Marc
    Attached Thumbnails niet-scherp.jpg  
    06-03-2015 03:51 PM
  2. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Here a resized picture taken by note 4, original was to big so made it smaller. But you see detail and sharpness in the image.
    Attached Thumbnails voorbeeld.jpg  
    06-03-2015 04:05 PM
  3. grantpwarren's Avatar
    Don't rush the photo. Half push the button before taking the picture it helps focus or tap the focal point on screen. If using Auto. The 1020 has a terrible camera chip. Mine is bearable at times.
    Laura Knotek and gpobernardo like this.
    06-03-2015 04:08 PM
  4. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Thanks for youre reply. I do see pictures that looks great. Also they say that the 1020 is better then the z2,z3. well i also owned a Z3 and the pics of the Z3 a by far better. I did tap screen for focus and also half pushed the button.
    I hope its a software issue.
    06-03-2015 04:26 PM
  5. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Please see this thread. It is great!

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/sho...d.php?t=226625

    Sent from my Moto X using Tapatalk
    grantpwarren and gpobernardo like this.
    06-03-2015 04:27 PM
  6. Ltvozz's Avatar
    For a strange reason i cant logg on with Ltbozz. But this is me. Laura thnx for the link but its not gonna help me. Pics look awful terrible not sharp and to blurry. I really starting to hate my lumia. Everything Nokia say about this camera is nog true. If You Google 1020 vs note 4 the 1020 wins but in real life ...the lumia doesnt even come close. My girlfriends galaxy s2 takes better pictures.. I am verry dissapointed and hope there is a sollution. If not this wil be my last Nokia.
    920Walker likes this.
    06-04-2015 06:33 AM
  7. 920Walker's Avatar
    It sounds like you only recently purchased the 1020. If so, return it for a refund as it appears to be defective.
    06-04-2015 06:59 AM
  8. Ltvozz's Avatar
    Have You seen the picture above? The difference between note and Lumia ? You think its defective or is Lumia not so good as everybody say ? Or is it wrong to conpare This with note 4 ?
    06-04-2015 07:02 AM
  9. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Here 2 samples, i did my verry best to make this photos but still not pretty.
    Attached Thumbnails slecht-2.jpg   wp_20150604_12_49_24_pro.jpg  
    06-04-2015 08:10 AM
  10. 920Walker's Avatar
    I have never used a 1020, but my 920 I've owned since release does not take blurry pictures very easily.
    Refer to the attached thread from this forum to identify how a non-defective 1020 compares to a Note 4, another device I have no experience with.
    http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...ur-1020-a.html
    06-04-2015 08:24 AM
  11. Victor Mahov's Avatar
    Is your 1020 second hand that you buy or brand new from the store? If it's brand new go to the store and talk to someone capable who can understand you, if it's second hand go to a service and ask them to open it and clean the lenses amd the protective glass of the camera. Maybe the previous owner has opened it for unknown reason and didn't cleaned it up or something like that. Just make sure that everything is clear and if it is try to make soft reset.
    920Walker likes this.
    06-04-2015 08:37 AM
  12. Ltbozz's Avatar
    well did a soft reset, now i have a blue screen with a sad smiley face. i wont start anymore... damn the lumia really getting real tired of it.
    06-04-2015 08:55 AM
  13. Victor Mahov's Avatar
    I don't know.. Never happened to me. Go to a phone service or try hard reset and then get your stuff back from the backup.
    06-04-2015 10:13 AM
  14. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Ok, the blue screen with sad smiley error is gone by doing the hard reset the way it should be done, first i did it wrong. someone explained the wrong method. I am back on cyan now. first was denim, whatt you think update or not ?
    06-04-2015 11:26 AM
  15. Hardianto Wibowodiningrat's Avatar
    I think you are still at denim. Just update the extras and info then you could see denim update
    06-04-2015 12:17 PM
  16. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Yes you're right.

    Somebody here that uses the camera allot who can tell me if this is just me or a problem with the phone ?
    06-04-2015 01:55 PM
  17. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Also the 5mp pictures looks better then the high-res
    06-04-2015 03:21 PM
  18. Victor Mahov's Avatar
    As I said, I believe that it's something with the camera. Have you checked if the lenses are dirty or something like that? A friend of mine bought a Samsung and the lenses were dirty from the inside so I guess it's something like that?
    06-04-2015 03:45 PM
  19. Ltbozz's Avatar
    So if you look at the photo samples i posted, you also think its something with the camera ? maybe dirty lens.. So looking to the samples...its not me!...
    06-04-2015 04:35 PM
  20. N_LaRUE's Avatar
    Here's a couple things to remember with the L1020.

    When taking high resolution photos the shutter is a bit slow so you need a steady hand and try not to be too impatient. The reason why the 5mp photos look better is because the shutter is quicker and better for 'quick snaps'. I don't recommend using the high resolution for taking 'quick snaps' your pictures will always turn out blurry. The L1020 has a slow camera overall and many people have complained since day one about this issue.

    Next, if there is a software issue I would highly recommend using the Lumia Recovery Tool rather than hard reset. A hard reset doesn't necessarily fix issues 100%. If there is a bug due to an update it may still be on there.

    Be sure to read thoroughly if you decide to use the recovery tool.

    How can I recover/reset/restore my phone software? - Microsoft - UK
    06-05-2015 03:04 AM
  21. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Thanks everybody for the answers, will try the recovery but first i post some samples again and verry curious of what you guys think.
    I shooted this in auto. All 5 mp files.. Starting to doubt myself , maybe my expectations are to high.

    First set of pics :
    Attached Thumbnails sample-1-1.jpg   sample-2.jpg   sample-3.jpg   sample-4.jpg  
    06-05-2015 03:56 AM
  22. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Second set of pics :
    Attached Thumbnails sample-5.jpg   sampe-6.jpg   sample-7.jpg   sample-8.jpg   sample-9.jpg  

    sample-10.jpg  
    06-05-2015 03:58 AM
  23. N_LaRUE's Avatar
    There still seems to be some blur around the edges. That's either due to you moving or slight shake (keep in mind the L1020 does not have anti-shake).

    You either have a smudged lens, a shake when you take the picture, not giving the shutter enough time to close or your software is messed up.

    It could be all them...

    As I mentioned the L1020 is a slow camera. Even on the 5mp setting.

    On the whole though the pictures don't look too bad.
    gpobernardo likes this.
    06-05-2015 05:01 AM
  24. Ltbozz's Avatar
    Ok will try the revovery, you have any tips to clean the lens on the inside ? outside looks clean.
    06-05-2015 05:22 AM
  25. N_LaRUE's Avatar
    Ok will try the revovery, you have any tips to clean the lens on the inside ? outside looks clean.
    Not inside, no. If it's not smudge outside I highly doubt there's any issues inside.
    gpobernardo likes this.
    06-05-2015 05:29 AM
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