Best smartphone camera photos #74

We're back with the 74th 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 Jonas Maciulskis's photo, taken with the Nokia N95 8GB. 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 74th set of favorite photos...

Which photo do you like most?




1. power_x

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Number 1 is , is , is just awesome

8. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

i don't see phone when i look images. it's all about person ability to take great photos. Number 1 is perfect photo.

2. SonyPS4

Posts: 347; Member since: May 21, 2013

I can imagine some people vote for smartphone used to take this pic not pic itself.

9. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

I feel guilty of that :)

3. amansingal14

Posts: 309; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Number 1 looks motion blurred and soft, so technically it's just being at the right spot at right moment with a not-so-good Cameraphone. But it still looks better than the remaining images.

4. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

waiting for xperia Z1 and lg G2 to be posted..

5. Penny

Posts: 1870; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Is Number 1 Photoshopped? Really cool pic either way, just don\'t know if it is or if that\'s allowed here.

12. Nexus4Matic

Posts: 37; Member since: Sep 09, 2013


6. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

While i like the picture, I don\'t think 1 is unedited... The moon cannot have that much luminance and less noise when taken by a cameraphone like the Nexus 4. I would\'ve believed the image to be true if it was taken by a camera centric phone.

11. clevername

Posts: 1436; Member since: Jul 11, 2008

what makes me agree is the amount of noise in the foreground. ive seen focus in the background but not for an object that isn't in the atmosphere.

13. Nexus4Matic

Posts: 37; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

It isn't the moon, it is lightning in a cloud

7. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Number 1 pic is awesome but it looks like edited...

10. Nexus4Matic

Posts: 37; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

Hello PhoneArena viewers, this is Ahmad Sawalha owner of the first image. Follow me on Instagram @Nexus4Matic if you don\'t believe me, I posted the image on there 17 weeks ago. It was taken on my Nexus 4 with the HDR setting on and it is NOT edited! It was a stormy day with a lot of lightning and I just so happen to catch the photo at just the right time! Thank you for all the votes; Nexus 5 owner soon to be!

14. Penny

Posts: 1870; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Ahh I figured lightning might have something to do with it, but HDR explains the almost negative film look of the cloud. Well, thank you for informing us because I was reserving my vote in case it was a legit pic, so you now have my vote!

17. Nexus4Matic

Posts: 37; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

Thank you!

16. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

ok. no more reason to say its edited. just hdr mode

15. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Kudos to the Nexus 4.

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