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A low light ode to Nokia (808 PureView and Lumia 1020 and 1520, compared to Galaxy S5)

To tell you the truth I’m not sure where to begin this post. I have in fact a few dozens of shots to share with you, taken in several settings with the Nokia 808 PureView, Nokia Lumia 1020, Nokia Lumia 1520 and Samsung Galaxy S5. It’s the result of a brainwave I had early this

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Low light shots from the Nokia 808 PureView, Lumia 1020 and Samsung Galaxy S5

You asked for it – and I’m always glad to serve you here at the PureViewClub: low light shots captured with the Samsung Galaxy S5, compared with the Nokia Lumia 1020 and – by popular demand – the Nokia 808 PureView. In previous posts – in much better light conditions – we’ve seen the Galaxy

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Next comparison: Samsung Galaxy S5 vs the Nokia Lumia 1020 – shades and lowlight (1)

Yesterday morning, just before work I made a few snapshots with the Nokia Lumia 1020 and Samsung Galaxy S5. Yes, it was a sunny day, but the scenes I captured had quite some shadow too. Next to that I managed to get one shot in a pretty dark studio – I will make more low

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More (much more!) about the Samsung Galaxy S5 – compared with the Nokia Lumia 1020

Here’s my second post about the Samsung Galaxy S5, which may as well be the best Samsung camera smartphone so far – not counting the S4 Zoom which was more like a compact camera with GSM functionality. Before you are tempted to ask me: yes, I would like to compare it to the HTC One

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First impressions Samsung Galaxy S5: HDR comparison (with the Nokia Lumia 1020)

I’ve been working with the Galaxy S5 for just about a day now, and I think that as far as its photography goes, it super easy to use HDR functionality will become very popular on this device. As I’ve shown in my first  comparison, the way Samsung managed to implement HDR in its camera is

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Nokia’s PureView flagships, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Sony Xperia Z1 Compact and: Jolla (2)

Let’s go outside for a change. To a very small general aviation airport in my neighbourhood.  Carrying three Nokia PureView devices, the Samsung, Sony and Jolla. Yes, I know the comparison isn’t completely fair, the Jolla being cheaper and never “camera centric” and all that. True. But its camera sotware has been recently updated and the

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