08-20-2014 10:42 AM
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  1. aaa6112's Avatar
    Wow, such an awesome theme for this week's contest. So many ideas come to mind. I have LOTS of photos that would fit this theme (car/trolley light trails, "action shot" and "motion focus" photos of fast-moving objects shot using Nokia's Smart Sequence mode, etc). Choosing one has been extremely difficult for me. So, I'm going to upload the one that has the best back story. :)

    This photo was taken in June 2013, even before the Nokia Camera app was launched. I used the ProShot app on my Nokia Lumia 920 to photograph this scene (I have very high regard for this app and its dev - Eddie Kezeli) . It took me two trips to this spot, on two separate nights to get a handful decent shots.

    And considering the challenges involved:
    I think this photo came out pretty well.

    Timing the photograph right was especially tough. I wanted to get light trails of cars and that of an aircraft in the same shot. Moreover, I wanted car light trails on both sides of the freeway, and not just one. I also wanted the plane's trail to begin at the left edge of the photo, instead of some random location in the middle of the photograph (that would make it look like an awkward streak in the middle of the photo). Since I had no control over traffic (both road and air), there were long periods where I was just sitting there waiting for the right combination.

    Edited using Lightroom. Full-res version available here.

    My caption for this image: Southwest, welcome to San Diego!

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    Last edited by aaa6112; 08-14-2014 at 12:00 AM.
    08-13-2014 07:56 PM
  2. Ashutosh Ashutosh's Avatar
    I took this image with Lumia 525 using the Nokia Camera app.
    Shutter Speed1/50 s
    Aperturef/2.4
    ISO/Film125
    I went to the street to capture some bokeh and the best i got was this.
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    08-13-2014 08:01 PM
  3. shannon maddocks's Avatar
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    This picture was sort of taken as a Selfie but came out with interesting lines. was taken in low light at a airport.
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    08-13-2014 08:03 PM
  4. DockmanMelb's Avatar
    First competition entry for me too.
    This was taken Christmas 2012, with my (then brand new, and still going strong!) Lumia 920.
    It's the Melbourne Town Hall, lit up with laser light, with a tram going past.
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    08-13-2014 08:13 PM
  5. ruben94's Avatar
    Here's my entry. Taken with my Lumia 920 using Nokia Camera, normal mode with no manual adjustments. Edited brightness, contrast, etc. in Photoshop CC.

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    08-13-2014 08:47 PM
  6. dinesh raju's Avatar
    This was captured Nokia camera with my Lumia 720 with smart sequence and filtered of motion shot. Coming to description the child was running and looks like a hero...
    08-13-2014 09:35 PM
  7. Stewart McPherson's Avatar
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    This photo was taken with my Lumia 1020 using Nokia's Smart Cam app on our family holiday on the Gold Coast Australia.
    At the time I only had my phone for a few weeks so I thought a roller coaster would be great to test it on.
    Last edited by Stewart McPherson; 08-14-2014 at 03:12 AM.
    08-13-2014 10:10 PM
  8. Del Lomo's Avatar
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    Name: "Kid 4 Life!"

    This pictures was taken with a lumia 620 smart cam.
    Edited the colour with Nokia Creative Studio (before the update), and put together with 6tag.

    Shooted at an antique subway station here in Buenos Aires (you can see it's really vintage)
    and was funny how that kid was going side by side with his skate so many times that let me took my cell phone out and take him a lot of pictures hehehe (subway here takes some time to arribe :s) also helped me to remember that any place can be use to do whatever we enjoy most. Yeah!

    instagram /emibellomo
    08-13-2014 10:20 PM
  9. Juan Sierra's Avatar
    My nephew playing soccer
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    08-13-2014 10:30 PM
  10. badr0b0t's Avatar
    Taken with Nokia Camera using manual settings (ISO, Focus and Shutter Speed)
    Cropped and edited with Photoshop Express.


    Sent from my
    Nokia Lumia 1520
    using Tapatalk
    Last edited by badr0b0t; 08-14-2014 at 01:36 PM.
    08-13-2014 11:30 PM
  11. Niels Matthijs's Avatar
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    Lumia 920, edited for color/sharpness with the nokia editing app.
    Taken during a (Spanish) dance demonstration.
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    08-14-2014 01:09 AM
  12. yellow surfer's Avatar
    Hello, I'm new here
    in this photo is my dad.
    This photo was taken late last year after I bought my new lumia 520.
    I was lucky to get this photo, because I've only used old microsoft camera wp8 with sport scene.
    I hope you like it.
    sorry for bad English
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    08-14-2014 01:51 AM
  13. BatteryLife's Avatar
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    This is a photo of a spinning highlighter. My friend has a pentagonal shaped highlighter that has different colors on each end, orange, red, pink, green and blue. I set a manual focus but unfortunately cant get a pic with longer shutter speed because it keeps moving around when shot.

    Captured using my Lumia 520 with Nokia Camera Beta.
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    08-14-2014 02:05 AM
  14. l cs's Avatar
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    Horse racing at Methven, NZ. Lumia 920, Nokia Camera. Auto mode.
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    08-14-2014 02:25 AM
  15. Fmateus's Avatar
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    This was taken yesterday with my Lumia 920.
    My cousin was playing and showing me some tricks when i caught him in my camera :)

    Also, i edited (Vibrance and Exposure) in Adobe Photoshop Express for Windows Phone.
    08-14-2014 02:51 AM
  16. RNG816's Avatar
    Lets give this a shot...

    I swear, it was in motion!

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    Taken with Lumia 1520
    08-14-2014 02:54 AM
  17. Coffee Singh's Avatar
    You own the internet bro !
    08-14-2014 03:00 AM
  18. tnadera's Avatar
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    This shot was taken using Nokia Lumia 920 using smart sequence.
    My wife took it for me, while we were celebrating our anniversary in a hotel in Egypt :)
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    08-14-2014 03:25 AM
  19. bockersjv's Avatar
    Tour De France racing through the streets of London a few weeks back.
    Taken with Lumia 1020 using Smart Sequence Action shot option with all shots selected. Really captures the sense of speed that you feel when the peleton passes by.
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    Without smart sequence my pictures would have been useless as I was on a slight bend so could not see the peleton approach. I just had to stick the camera out and press the button when i could hear them.

    Picture taken on the Embankment by Somerset house just 3km from the finish line.
    08-14-2014 03:45 AM
  20. rohanparasnis's Avatar
    I came across the waterfall during my road trip to Tamhini (a place in the Sahayadri mountain range - Pune, India)


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    Nokia Lumia 925
    The photo has been clicked using Nokia Camera app keeping the shutter speed at 1-2 secs.

    The photo has been edited using fotor - general brightness-contrast enhancements.
    Last edited by rohanparasnis; 08-16-2014 at 02:32 AM.
    08-14-2014 04:01 AM
  21. Danilo giuliani's Avatar
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    Taken with Nokia camera, Lumia 920, in a London restaurant's bar...
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    08-14-2014 04:38 AM
  22. rush2abhijeet's Avatar
    This was clicked with Lumia 720 (pre-black Smart Cam app); just us friends fooling around before a inter company cricket match....showing off the energy to win!wp_20131004_11_57_05_smart.jpg
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    08-14-2014 04:54 AM
  23. Rawspaghetti's Avatar
    The beautiful fountain of Corinth, Greece. It is placed right next to the harbor and Pegasus, the mythical flying horse, is looking right into the city. In order to capture the moving waters I used the default camera of my Nokia Lumia 520 and edited with the Nokia Creative Studio app. corinth-fountain.jpg
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    08-14-2014 04:59 AM
  24. Bruins3's Avatar
    This photo was taken in Barcelona. I used the Nokia camera app and after edited the photo in Photo Shop Express on my Lumia 1520.
    I really like the motion in the whole picture.adobephotoshopexpress_e919fcd96583436fbb2adeb4b63aa3c8.jpg
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    08-14-2014 06:05 AM
  25. drinkits's Avatar
    Taken with Lumia 820 with Nokia Smart Camera.
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    08-14-2014 06:30 AM
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