Fashion magazine uses Nokia Lumia 1020 to shoot entire 10th edition

Fashion magazine uses Nokia Lumia 1020 to shoot entire 10th edition
Photographers for U.K. fashion magazine Centrefold ditched their expensive stand-alone cameras and turned to the Nokia Lumia 1020 for all photographs for its 10th edition. The camera-centric Windows Phone 8 handset offers a 41MP rear-facing PureView camera. And not only are all of the pictures in the magazine the handiwork of the Nokia Lumia 1020, a special exhibit is being held in London this weekend by the magazine's photographers, Tung Walsh, Damon Baker and Tang Ting. On display are some of the photographs that the trio snapped using the rear snapper on the phone.

Having Centrefold shoot its entire 10th edition using the Nokia Lumia 1020 shows the flexibility of the 41MP PureView camera. It can be used by professionals who are used to the most expensive and capable photography equipment. The camera on the Lumia 1020 is also perfect for those who know nothing about taking pictures. All of the settings can be automatically handled by the phone.

Some of the pictures shot by the Nokia Lumia 1020 for Centrefold magazine can be found in the slideshow below.


source: TheGuardian via WPCentral

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Lumia 1020
  • Display 4.5" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2000 mAh(13.3h 3G talk time)

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27 Comments

1. TheGoat

Posts: 18; Member since: Mar 03, 2014

That "phone" is so hideous. How do you type on this phone with that huge lens popping out of the back lol. Buy a real camera If you care that much about the camera.

2. papss unregistered

I think its beautiful dude.. You know what is hideous? Most android phones out of Korea. Opinions are funny like that eh?

4. sbw44

Posts: 433; Member since: Dec 04, 2012

Right on dude! Loving my 1020 at the moment!

7. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Lumia 1020 is low key one my favorite phones ever.

16. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

no actually its really a great phone but the platform os really ruins the phone and nokias embelem prestige that it onlly sells low ramge budget phones

3. Hyperreal

Posts: 361; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

S T F U, my friend has lumia 1020, pictures are amazing, its simply the best camera phone and lens dont make it uncomfortable in use at all.

6. Veigald

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 13, 2012

Are you sure you're thinking of the right phone? This is not the Samsung one with the ridiculous lens, this is a normal-looking phone.

8. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Hold on hold on http://www.nationalgeographic.com/nokia/rio/journal.html See this and look at details. Then talk.

11. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

Hands on of HTC M8!!!!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEB10wqk1X4&​feature=youtu.be

13. Damo579

Posts: 266; Member since: May 18, 2013

I have no problem typing with my 1020. I love it and 8.1 will make it even better.

14. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

You haven't held this phone have you?

27. preetmalhotra

Posts: 114; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Goats are Hideous!

5. Whodaboss

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

Simply the best cell phone around to me. The only shame of it, is that it was released on AT&T only (in the US) rather than on all carriers.

9. Jehovah

Posts: 69; Member since: Jun 25, 2013

Best phone I ever had.

10. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Nokia lumia 1020 = Best cameraphone ever......nothing else comes close.

28. preetmalhotra

Posts: 114; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

808 comes close :P

12. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Nokia ads are so redundant. Can't they show off something else other than the camera?

26. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

It's a cellphone. What do you need for them to show off? All cellphones and smartphones have the basics...facebook? integrated and app. Instagram? App plus amazing 3rd party apps. Youtube? browser html5 support or metrotube. selfies? got that. Messaging got that. I guess they could show customizing the start screen, integration with windows, music and xbox integration and other things. But they are showing off a unique feature that right now no smartphone can match.

20. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

8.1 is quite possibly the largest single update ever for any mobile operating system.

21. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

I was thinking that... WP 7.5 was pretty huge as well.... The jump from 8.0-8.1 is like 7.5-8.0... Right?

22. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Mango was a pretty huge update, 8.0 also brought some substantial changes but much of it had to do with the transfer from CE kernel to NT kernel. 8.1 in my opinion brings more changes from under the hood to OS level features.

23. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

Good camera. However the girl models is sending me a creepy vibe. Their eyes look so dead and soulless.

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