Hands-on | Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom Shoots the PyroMusical Olympics

Hands-on Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom

It’s the age of dual-lens cameras on smartphones and there’s a good reason behind it. Much like our eyes, dual-lens delivers better autofocus, bokeh, sharper details and clarity. Photography-focused smartphones have already arrived from several manufacturers and Asus won’t be left behind. Their Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom is their 12MP dual-lens cameraphone with more than… Continue reading Hands-on | Asus ZenFone 3 Zoom Shoots the PyroMusical Olympics

Field Test | ZenFone 3 Max 5.5 Camera and Video Sample Gallery

Shooting with the ZenFone 3 Max 5.5

As a travel photographer, I’m more inclined to smartphones with exceptional camera and lasting battery life. The new iteration of Asus max series of phones, the Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 (ZC553KL) seems to be going to that direction. I had the first generation Zenfone Max and to compare, the new ZC553KL looks thinner and sleeker.… Continue reading Field Test | ZenFone 3 Max 5.5 Camera and Video Sample Gallery

Asus ZenFone 3 Laser Smartphone vs DSLR on Astrophotography

The realm of digital astrophotography used to be exclusive to large-sensor interchangeable lens cameras. But it seems that with the advancement of mobile imaging, smartphones are quickly narrowing the gap. Recently, Asus Philippines invited a few media influencers from tech, lifestyle, photography and travel to try out their new ZenFone 3 line of smartphones. And I must… Continue reading Asus ZenFone 3 Laser Smartphone vs DSLR on Astrophotography

Nokia N8 Gallery: Street Photos Set 1

The first Nokia N8 Gallery last month proved to be a popular posts here since it showcased the imaging prowess of the N8. It’s always comforting to know I have a capable camera in my pocket so whenever I’m out on the streets I take the opportunity to take photos when I see some interesting subjects. I think I’ll be doing a compilation of Nokia N8 shots every end of the month. This month I’ll be featuring a set of street photos that I liked. Took them colored but just converted them to Black and white via adjustment layers then re-sized.

My 15 Favorite Nokia N8 Images Gallery

As most mature photographers would say, “The Best Camera is the one you have”. This is more true now when Mobile Phone’s imaging capabilities are getting powerful and closer to replacing a common point and shoot cameras. I’ve had my Nokia N8 for more than half a year now and am very much impressed with its 12mp larger than usual camera sensors. As much as Nokia is currently having multiple personality disorders with their Operating System of choice, we can’t deny Nokia produces phones with mean hardware especially on the multimedia department. So here I’m sharing 15 of my favorite photographs taken with the Nokia N8.