Nokia 808 PureView Snaps Photo That Picks Up 2nd Place In International Photo ContestThe Nokia 808 PureView which was announced early last year certainly captured the imagination of the masses with its 41-megapixel sensor, considering how smartphones at that point in time did not feature such a high megapixel count. Still, all those megapixels does not automatically mean your images would look great, since there is more to snapping a photo than by bumping up the number of megapixels the sensor can capture. Still, this has not stopped a certain Kartanofoto who captured the Aino Fountain (by Emil Wikström of Finland) with the Nokia 808 PureView which had picked up the first runner up spot in the “Wiki Loves Public Art 2013″ competition.

Over 9,250 images were uploaded by 225 uploaders, and out of that figure, 57% of them were first time contributors. The jury was truly an international one, where they hailed from Sweden, India, Lithuania and Germany. Comments from the jury concerning this entry was “Vivid and vibrant photo, nice dominance of green color (background, reflections in the water, statues).” Still, you will not see professional photographers on an assignment like at a wedding use a smartphone with a great digital camera sensor within as their primary working tool of choice. What do you think of the winning photo above?

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