10 great images captured with smartphones #97 (Missing the Summer edition)

We're back with the 97th post in our special photographic-centric series where we present you with a number of awesome images taken by... well, you (and your cell phones).

So, which picture did you like most last time? The answer is CPB's photo, taken with the Sony Xperia S. And a pretty well-deserved first place it is, we should say!

Of course, there are many other incredible images left to be seen. Let's continue with another set of 10 pics, each of which can easily convince even the most professionally-inclined photographer that cell phones are more than a toy in the camera department.

Please note that if your own awesome image is not included here, this doesn't mean that it won't end up on the site. We simply might not have gotten to it yet! So, we urge you to continue following us, as we'll be publishing more of these truly great photos in the following days and weeks.

We'd also like to remind you that you can continue submitting your cool cell phone pics to the following email address:

In order to not miss on all the glory, you also have to mention your name/nickname, as well as the phone you used to take the shots. A nice additional piece of info would be a name or a short description for the image.

With that, we now leave you with our 97th set of favorite photos...

Which photo do you like most?




1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

PA I'll ask this again, about how many pictures you get sent monthly? Because I sent one last June and it still hasn't been here lol.

8. phljcnth

Posts: 556; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Me too. I've already sent one last year and another months ago and my shots never made it to the polls :(

11. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

i sent several, and they selected two times..... :)

16. Ashoaib

Posts: 3298; Member since: Nov 15, 2013


24. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

I have a beautiful panoramic view of a beach I just went to last month. Just wondering how PA would choose what pictures

26. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

they r selecting unique pics (wow pics), because mine selected pics were unique. Competition #84 (Won) & #88 (2nd place)

2. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Yayyyyy! Mine is up!!

34. arjunezdaz

Posts: 32; Member since: Nov 30, 2014

Your pics was by far the best...considering the lower specs compared to other phones in contention and the low lighting condition!

4. Darkerm

Posts: 322; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

most of them are great but I like the 3 No best

20. duartix

Posts: 311; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

No they're not...

5. Symon_Fleece

Posts: 351; Member since: May 30, 2014

there are a lot of xperias :)

6. ash1684

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

Wow nice!!! Finally my turn :D

12. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

nice shot mate.

29. ash1684

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

Thank you :) Think that it was a simple pic that i took to try the "Blur effect", when Google upgraded the camera app lol

31. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Voted for yours. I always vote for beautiful pics of everyday stuff. Everybody can take wonderful pics if you're in a wonderful place (e.g. grand canyon, antartica, etc), but making everyday things look good is a skill I admire.

33. ash1684

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

Thank you :-)

9. RajRicardo

Posts: 500; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

The ugliest pic of the 10 is taken by a Z3 :P

18. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

There's a Z3?

27. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

lol it's probably a Z or lower one Z3 can never produce any image that has that much noises in daylight

10. nwright94

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 14, 2014

4 is great! Say what you will about the Nexus 5, but Google really made the camera decent with a few updates. I got great shots when I had mine.

13. Malki

Posts: 68; Member since: Feb 20, 2013

Number 4 is 100% edited in photoshop, the phone cant create that much bokeh

14. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

You must be a noob.

22. Malki

Posts: 68; Member since: Feb 20, 2013

really? Just look at the top of the picture

23. rangoj

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 29, 2014

It is not edited, that picture was made using Lens Blur mode, on Google camera - on nexus 5!!

25. oligograph

Posts: 17; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

Sooooo it's edited. It's not a raw picture.

30. ash1684

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

i have really no idea on how to use Photoshop mate lol And i guess with photoshop, you would be able to do a mutch better effect than the one in my photo. Anyway, no idea why peoples keeps telling "Nexus 5 camera sucks"... I really love the camera of this beast :)

32. ash1684

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

Thank you !

15. mal1993

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 03, 2014

Photo number 8 is Coimbra, Portugal...I guess :3

17. itsjustJOH

Posts: 232; Member since: Oct 18, 2012

I like that shot taken from a Sony Cesar Zavala.

28. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

i dont even know how PA can choose that one :o

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