10-27-2013 06:55 AM
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  1. B1zzle's Avatar
    So i was eating some pistachios and thought I would try a close up with my new 1020 and my old GS3
    [[UPDATE: The whitepages say 6 inches from object, that was not used here with nokia nor S3. See below for retake]]
    For the life of me I could not get the Lumia 1020 to focus well, manual or auto (S3 was like beep done, kthxbai) .........I am open to the fact that there may be some proper way to do this with this camera ie lowering ISO (which i tried); but i have yet to figure it out.................and i ate all the pistachios so i cant experiment here anymore :(

    S3 Pic:
    20130725_160738.jpg

    1020:
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    high res from angle more like in the s3 pic http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2808/9...706c2efe_h.jpg
    Attached Thumbnails stachio.jpg   wp_20130725_16_05_28_pro.jpg  
    Last edited by B1zzle; 07-26-2013 at 04:09 PM. Reason: wrong pic
    07-25-2013 05:00 PM
  2. JustToClarify's Avatar
    hint : try with zoom
    07-25-2013 05:01 PM
  3. Idiocracy_izruts's Avatar
    Try to get a little further from the subject, and then zoom a little to get the desired macro shot. The 1020 has a min. Focus distance of 10 cm which leads to your inability to shoot the pistachios but with the lossless zoom that's not an issue
    07-25-2013 05:06 PM
  4. Kissanviikset's Avatar
    ^^
    It's actually 15cm minimum focus distance.

    You probably just held camera too close.
    07-25-2013 05:15 PM
  5. B1zzle's Avatar
    6 inches per white pages

    6in.jpg


    reframed-rulller.jpg
    Last edited by B1zzle; 07-25-2013 at 06:11 PM.
    07-25-2013 05:17 PM
  6. B1zzle's Avatar
    someone help me out
    i can reframe the first pictures i took
    but since the pic with ruler, it will not let me reframe ANY pic i take

    UPDATE: Update from Store fixed this issue (hitting find updates from setting menu in procamera app does not)
    Last edited by B1zzle; 07-25-2013 at 06:12 PM.
    07-25-2013 05:30 PM
  7. KoukiFC3S's Avatar
    Sweet! You received your 1020.

    I would start with checking if your Pro Camera app has an update available. I updated mine yesterday and I just got a new update this morning. Rebooting the phone might also help.
    07-25-2013 05:45 PM
  8. B1zzle's Avatar
    i will check for update--already rebooted 3 times to no avail
    07-25-2013 05:46 PM
  9. Muessig's Avatar
    Did you change the scene to "Close-up" mode?
    07-25-2013 05:47 PM
  10. B1zzle's Avatar
    Did you change the scene to "Close-up" mode?
    I did try that too--that is not an option with the procamera mode---but i figured i would try the stock camera app out, which has that option, no bueno

    I am going to bet that once this thing is nice to me and lets me reframe the shot from 6 inches it will loook nice--it looks nice on the screen when i reframe it but the darn thing will not save it.
    07-25-2013 05:55 PM
  11. Muessig's Avatar
    Can you use Pro Camera to change the manual focus? I know third party apps like ProShot allow you to change the manual focus, which will give you what you want.
    07-25-2013 06:01 PM
  12. B1zzle's Avatar
    Added the reframe to post above. not bad, but I still feel the S3 looks better and was able to do it up close, not 6 inches away and no reframing required.
    more experimenting to come.
    07-25-2013 06:14 PM
  13. Andrew Kennedy's Avatar
    I noticed this when I was in the store, you couldn't focus as close as traditional smart phones for macro shots. Is there a particular reason for this?
    07-25-2013 09:13 PM
  14. Muessig's Avatar
    Read through this guys: http://winsupersite.com/windows-phon...ay-take-photos ... you should find it interesting.
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    07-26-2013 01:44 PM
  15. B1zzle's Avatar
    good read
    let's test.........
    07-26-2013 03:57 PM
  16. B1zzle's Avatar
    box of Moo cards
    9370787023_910bf7b9f4_b.jpg

    ribbon seal
    9370786901_a21c927c1d_b.jpg

    seal
    9373563724_7973f04a0e_b.jpg
    07-26-2013 04:07 PM
  17. tissotti's Avatar
    On 808 PureView I at least always zoomed in with that lossless zoom and got some pretty amazing macro results. Also remember that you got manual focus.


    Lumia 1020 press shot
    07-26-2013 04:25 PM
  18. Chip O's Avatar
    Here are some, but not all are true macros.

    full.



    100% crop



    Not so macro
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    07-26-2013 04:28 PM
  19. PepsimanLeh's Avatar
    I noticed this when I was in the store, you couldn't focus as close as traditional smart phones for macro shots. Is there a particular reason for this?
    The 1020 has a larger camera sensor, and large camera sensor can't do the near-focus. It has to be at least 15 cm for 1020.
    07-28-2013 11:13 AM
  20. PepsimanLeh's Avatar
    6 inches per white pages

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    Too saturated?
    07-28-2013 11:15 AM
  21. shadyghost's Avatar
    I've found the phone to be far more difficult to get great detail from macro shots compared to my Lumia 900. Granted I've not played with it more than a day but its almost as if i can see the detail blur out a moment after Nokia pro camera opens the picture. Not horribly but enough to give me a shot im not all that impressed with.
    07-28-2013 06:48 PM
  22. shadyghost's Avatar
    Also, I don't think the ability to lossless zoom compensates for such a limited focal range.
    07-28-2013 06:49 PM
  23. Arsenic17's Avatar
    I got some great macro shots. You need to definitely use the manual focus though. I had trouble getting it to auto focus when any close than 6 inches. I could get down to 4 or 5 inches focused with manual. Got some great shots. Add in that range, plus the ability to zoom in and you get some amazing details. Not sure what you guys are talking about.
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    07-28-2013 07:20 PM
  24. shadyghost's Avatar
    I'll keep playing with it.
    07-28-2013 08:02 PM
  25. B1zzle's Avatar
    I got some great macro shots. You need to definitely use the manual focus though. I had trouble getting it to auto focus when any close than 6 inches. I could get down to 4 or 5 inches focused with manual. Got some great shots. Add in that range, plus the ability to zoom in and you get some amazing details. Not sure what you guys are talking about.

    User Error On my part :D
    07-29-2013 12:29 PM
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