Macro shots on a fixed focus camera? Now there is a way

Macro shots on a fixed focus camera? Now there is a way
Nokia is in the avant-garde of the controversial full focus technology implementing it on a handful of its latest handsets – the upcoming Nokia E7, the C7 as well as the C6-01. However, it seems that most of the users are actually upset with it as the technology lacks macro mode whatsoever and is considered a downgrade to the familiar auto-focus. But fear not – the solution has been found.

Let's not sound overly ironical, but it is simple. Actually, simpler than you would expect. You just need a magnifying glass. And yes, you need to have it with you at all times for those macro shots to work. Clearly, it is not a real solution, but it is a fun one. Maybe not for the one taking pictures, but just imagine how people will look when they see you trying to take pictures with the help of a magnifying glass.

Okay, to be fair we appreciate the creativity of Jade Bryan from SymbianWorld, who came up with it, and it does indeed yield great results, but still... To compare the technologies, traditional auto-focus yields good in focus pictures with no regard of the distance to the object, while the full focus module only gives sharp images when the object is more than 20 inches apart. Take a look at the pictures taken with a magnifying glass and the Nokia C7 and let us know what you think about the full focus cameras.

source: SymbianWorld



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8 Comments

8. hooher tod unregistered

Yes there should realize the reader to RSS my feed to RSS commentary, quite simply

7. Bad unregistered

Nokia is not Android and not iOS. Therefore, Nokia is bad. Nokia will be gone from business soon.

5. seb unregistered

the same solution is for GALAXY S lack of LED flash for camera. just buy a simple mini-LED torch (with 1 LED), and attach to the GALAXY S, same as you would do with stylus. ..... simple..... greetings seb

4. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

Nokia still screwed this one up.

2. great unregistered

that is good area for new products: cases for nokia cell phone with magnifying glass (or switchable m.glass) :))

3. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

You better get on that before someone else does. It's going to take some testing though to get it right.

1. novneet

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 25, 2010

This is going to be so much fun for the E7 / C7 / C6-01 owners :D.

6. karlsson unregistered

I ve been doing this for years.Nothing new. Se my pictures on Esato.com

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