Nokia Lumia 1020 taken to a football game, tells an epic story in pictures

Nokia Lumia 1020 taken to a football game, tells an epic story in pictures
The Nokia Lumia 1020 with its impressive 41-megapixel camera is in a league of its own when it comes to mobile photography, and to illustrate that, a photojournalist took the phone to document a real NFL game of the Seattle Seahawks.

The end result is the gallery of images that you can check out right below, and it’s a testament to how much mobile phone cameras have grown. The Lumia 1020 is, of course, a prime example, and its brilliant camera application with easy manual dials for shutter speed, ISO and white balance is part of making these images possible. To help achieve steadier shots and have the phone last through the whole game, a Nokia camera grip also came in handy. All in all, it’s the focus on making a great smartphone camera that enables such impressive images.

Some, however, may still object, saying that smartphones do not have the lenses to make for a true camera replacement (and this would certainly be true), but the perspective these photographs give is somewhat different. “Photography is about telling a story and people can do it with their camera phones as well as their big cameras” - this is the one big idea that the photojournalist that took these pictures wants to leave with this photo set. And it’s worth meditating upon, don’t you think?

source: Wearejuxt

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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)



1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31273; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Stunning photographs. Go Denver this Sunday!

12. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

#seahawks all the way.

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 31273; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I just got a feeling Wilson's gonna choke under the pressure. I'm a die hard Steelers fan, but I love Peyton Manning. Seahawks are beast though, and ya boy Richard Sherman is the truth. Seattle could do it.

39. nak1017

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

Wilson's no choke artist

40. darkkjedii

Posts: 31273; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Not at all, but he's never been to this stage. It'll put a lot of pressure on him to preform. Choking isn't always a bad thing, it's part of the maturation process of being a great QB.

41. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

kinda like Winston's performance against Auburn... you have to choke before you grow. i'm a die hard Jags fan... but I wanna see Lynch do something spectacular...

47. darkkjedii

Posts: 31273; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lynch is beast

14. AntiFanBoyz unregistered

Broncos! Broncos! Broncos!

15. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Wow look at that eagle. Stunning photos.

2. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Hand comparison from any other smartphone..... Nokia Lumia 1020 camera FTW!!:D

3. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

What is this sports called?

5. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

LOL. American football.

7. buccob

Posts: 2973; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

American HandEgg

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 31273; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Which along with baseball, are the two best sports on earth.

11. buccob

Posts: 2973; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Well... My country is very Americanized in its roots (even though recent goverments show different) so the most popular sport here is Baseball... But I personally played soccer 13 years of my life and then decided to do something different... I tried Wrestling, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee and recently Rock Climbing which I love... But definitely baseball gets the most attention nationally with crazy fans and awesome live shows. Kinda like American Football fans in the US

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 31273; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

What country do you live in?

22. buccob

Posts: 2973; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Venezuela... for the moment... but with the political, economical and social situation this might change soon

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 31273; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Heard a lotta good things about Venezuela. Sorry things aren't as good as you like, heck America has tons of issues too bro.

4. bakarock

Posts: 57; Member since: Aug 29, 2013

can't wait to see Lumia 1020 successor, with 3000mah battery,1080p display, micro sd and quad core processor and existing 42mp processor..

8. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

minus WP.

28. SleepingOz unregistered

+ Android

48. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

If it came with Android I would not use the L1020, to me WP is a superior platform.

6. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

No doubt, 1020 is the best smartphone cam.

10. tasior

Posts: 265; Member since: Nov 04, 2012

I have 808 (predecessor), and I must admit, it's worth of all platform sacrifices. Games and apps, are for the moment. Pictures stay with You for the rest of Your life...

13. notsobad

Posts: 7; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

yet the only advertising point. if wp has no such cameras. what would they put up on the advertisements? i really wonder!

18. trinkner

Posts: 13; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

Nice quality in details and stop-motion, but don't the faces look yellow in most of the photos?

19. nothingmuch

Posts: 201; Member since: May 03, 2013

Im not doggin the phone here, they are good but dont the pics up to #7 seem dark for camera that supposedly made for lowlight images? Just asking?, it appears to be daylight out still in the background there.

43. g2a5b0e unregistered

The game was in a domed stadium. The lighting is all artificial.

45. Penny

Posts: 1859; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

I actually think the exposure levels are very appropriate for these photos. I hate overexposed photos as they tend to wash out images. Also, note that the person who took these photos is a photojournalist. He or she is a pro, and probably had good control of how everything came out. This is probably how he/she intended the photos to look.

30. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

All we like is the camera? Well obviously those critics have never held a Lumia, as the build quality surpasses Samsung or anybody not named Apple by a MILE. Holding a Lumia in your hand and a Samsung in the other, you can already feel the difference. I'd also like to say operating system is another difference between Lumias and Android flavored Samsungs.... And I know it is subjective, but some people (as few as they may be) prefer WP to Android. This post is not to knock Samsung, but seeing these "1020 is ONLY..." posts are ridiculous.

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