Cool images, taken with your cell phone #53

Cool images, taken with your cell phone #53
Matt Frey - Samsung Galaxy S III(Last time's winner)

Matt Frey - Samsung Galaxy S III
(Last time's winner)

We're back with the 53rd 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 Matt Frey's photo, taken with the Samsung Galaxy S III. 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 15 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 53rd set of favorite photos...

Which photo do you like most?




1. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Someone pls tell me, is the image no.9 really possible without some modification by software? I've never seen such sharp focus variation before with normal phone camera.

2. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

notice how the sharpened part is almost circular, so i'm guessing there is a bit of photoshop invloved

5. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

That's impossible...even if you focus on a point, it won't go circular...the focus will fade. Definitely photoshop involved...which should not be accepted!!

7. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

that's what i said too, that the pic was too suspicious to be included. phonearena does not and should not accept filtered images, i know it rejects filtered images as i had an instagrammed photo rejected

11. SavageLucy42

Posts: 211; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

I can tell that it's shopped by looking at some of the pixels and having seen many shops before.

10. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

photoshop magic... =D

13. saadasadkhatri

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

You are forgetting that you are on iPhonearena! I don't know whether you have noticed or not, but Pic # 9 is the only pic which allows "double click to zoom" option

3. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

4, 5, 6 and 12 were great! And Amit, with 808, you could've done much's a waste if you click away pictures like that, try some angles, try different lighting conditions... And PA, i don't know if my votes count, but i'm not giving any votes for filtered images... Actually, you should not accept them. It's not fair...

4. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

that was my first thought about the 808 too. great minds think alike :D

6. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Glad someone see what i really is a waste with that much capacity he's been given. I always love this line, "With great power comes great responsibility". :D

8. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Just some suggestions.. Please do not include photos that have filters or obviously edited. Thanks!

9. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

8 and 9 are instagramized / photoshoped. lol at my invented word.

12. loken

Posts: 462; Member since: May 09, 2012

number 14 , the one captured by the ion looks great and (phonearena says the camera sucks..)

14. BLikens1619

Posts: 67; Member since: Apr 12, 2008

Thank you loken!!!

15. Rasputin

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

how can I vote here?

16. BLikens1619

Posts: 67; Member since: Apr 12, 2008

Finally! I won!!!

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