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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mbell75, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. mbell75

    Thread Starter

    Is it just mine? I shoot photos and videos professionally for a living, so I know what I am doing and this camera is pretty much useless. Mine has major front focussing issues :mad: Its nearly impossible to get anything in focus, even if you are 2 feet in front of it and the video quality is pathetic. Is anyone else getting pics in focus?

  2. rdegk15

    rdegk15 Well-Known Member

    Well since you are a big time photographer you should realize that the cameras and camcorder on this thing are far from professional. You cant expect these things to be perfect. Im sure a lot of people will be happy with the quality considering its in a cell phone.
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  3. penguinking6

    penguinking6 Lurker

    Me and a couple of friends got the Evo this morning. I took a few pictures with it and it seems to be working for me. I dont have the most steady hands, but the pictures I've taken have been clear for me. I had a couple pictures come out blurry but I was moving the phone at the time.

    Its a possibility your lens is scratched. Without a case, the camera sticks out and is very vulnerable to scratches and whatnot.
  4. mbell75

    Thread Starter

    Ummm, I expect photos IN FOCUS! The photos are blurry. The photos from the front facing camera however are night and day better. Something is wrong with the main camera
  5. laredo7mm

    laredo7mm Android Enthusiast

    Did you take off the protective plastic?
  6. mbell75

    Thread Starter

    Doh! Ok, I am a complete dumbass. Camera works great now :rolleyes:
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  7. Have you removed the plastic from the lens? Why not post some pictures and let us see what you are talking about?
  8. NiCK Crush

    NiCK Crush Well-Known Member

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  10. rdegk15

    rdegk15 Well-Known Member

    Lol well problem solved hahah
  11. twospirits

    twospirits AF's janitor
    VIP Member

    so mbell, besides that little I forgot to take off the protective film incident, how you like the phone so far?

  12. clambert1273

    clambert1273 Android Enthusiast

    I can feel you here.. I almost left mine on - in all the excitement I almost forgot about it.. my friendly BB rep took mine off for me :eek:
  13. dsarch21

    dsarch21 Well-Known Member

    haha, i just watched chicken little w/my 3 y/o and it reminded me of this!

    the sky is falling!! glad you fixed the problem!

  14. jacker

    jacker Member

    How embarrassing!

    At least you don't have to return your evo saying its defective huh?! Oh and don't be afraid to post again.
  15. ejpyle

    ejpyle Well-Known Member

    LMAO....I had the same problem. We must be related.
  16. mbell75

    Thread Starter

    Awesome! Only slight complaint is the battery life, even with my 1800mah battery. But 4G had mysteriously turned on, so I am assuming that played a part it draining it. Even still. It went from 100% down to 20% in 4 hours which is ridiculous. I am running a live wallpaper though.
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  17. Mine did the same thing, then I installed advanced task killer. There was like 20 apps running. Now I am getting really good battery life.
  18. danielg

    danielg Newbie

    I own a DSLR, and have done some photography. The camera is decent at best during normal shots. However, if you have good lighting, and can get the focus just right, it will easily replace your low-mid range point and shoot camera. I took a couple amazing shots this morning. The problem is, it's really kinda rare when that moment arises. I think it's safe to say we all just pull out the camera and start taking pictures without much thought into.
  19. twospirits

    twospirits AF's janitor
    VIP Member

    Not that I want to start a ATK thread all over again, but I assume you approve using an ATK on this phone.

  20. frootbat

    frootbat Newbie

    LOL, I did that too, felt just as silly after I took the wee plastic piece off after charging. I may try out the camera tomorrow, but the battery issue scares me. I tried to find a Hero battery locally, but no joy.
  21. mbell75

    Thread Starter

    I was always told you dont need ATK because alot of apps running dont really do anything in the background anyways.
  22. beavis39001

    beavis39001 Newbie

    Funniest thread of the day! ... I feelya mbell75!

    We're all dummies most of the time. :D
  23. Aridon

    Aridon Well-Known Member

    I give you credit, most wouldn't admit to something like that. Glad it was an easy fix ;)
  24. Eguy

    Eguy Android Enthusiast

    LOL thanks for the laugh.
  25. Kalrog

    Kalrog Lurker

    From one pro 'tog to another... thank you for doing this because I know it would have been me posting this thread if you hadn't.

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