12-20-14 04:46 PM
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  1. darylsuds's Avatar
    Last night I was taking pictures indoors setting up a Christmas tree with my Passport and the pics turned out poor. The biggest pain was the long delay from the point of pressing the button to the several flashes to finally taking a picture.

    A friend with an iPhone 6+ was taking quick and clear pictures.

    Any ideas on how to make this better?

    Posted using my amazing Passport
    12-08-14 11:20 AM
  2. anon3700711's Avatar
    I just don't use flash. I use either night mode or automatic mode and then press and focus on the christmas tree.
    12-08-14 11:23 AM
  3. q10newguy's Avatar
    My first passport had the same issues and everyone said that it was just janky software and all of them had similar problems...I ended up returning that one and getting a replacement from BlackBerry--the new one is a million times better, focuses more quickly and accurately, pics come out way better, no lag between hitting the shutter button and getting the pic to take. Just saying, might be a faulty device like mine was.

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    12-08-14 12:35 PM
  4. Suraj Jadhav's Avatar
    Last night I was taking pictures indoors setting up a Christmas tree with my Passport and the pics turned out poor. The biggest pain was the long delay from the point of pressing the button to the several flashes to finally taking a picture.

    A friend with an iPhone 6+ was taking quick and clear pictures.

    Any ideas on how to make this better?

    Posted using my amazing Passport
    You aren't alone...I can't capture my baby's pictures with Passport..focusing takes forever...

    So now I carry Sony RX100 II with me; specially for pictures. Then transfer them to Passport via a Android phone or iPad or a PC and then utilise them for sharing etc via Passport...

    It is long process but works mostly...

    BlackBerry Passport SQW100-1/10.3.0.1418
    12-08-14 12:38 PM
  5. BlackBerry Wine's Avatar
    Your Passport just does not like to be In the company of an inferior phone : )

    Rick Pringle, Z30 on CB.10
    12-08-14 04:03 PM
  6. NtotheK's Avatar
    Passport Camera-img_20141115_001726.jpg

    Just a quick pic.

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    Last edited by NtotheK; 12-08-14 at 07:46 PM.
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    12-08-14 07:19 PM
  7. Antonio Migliore Filho's Avatar
    I had this problem when I was using the Leaked OS. From the moment I got back to the " original" , the focus problem disappeared.
    12-08-14 07:31 PM
  8. vader42's Avatar
    The camera app might not have a huge number of features, but if you use what is available you can get great shots. The hardware is top notch. I find in low light, it is best to use focus lock, and night mode. If you have bright lights, use snow etc. If you want an instant point and shoot, this is not it. Take time to set the shot up, and you will get an awesome result. I've taken shots of stars, moonlit clouds, parks under moonlight and I have been gobsmacked with the results. Yes, it took a few minutes to set the shot up, but the end result was worth it.
    12-08-14 09:05 PM
  9. oberkfell's Avatar
    My iPhone 5 focused much quicker, quality is similar.
    12-08-14 09:26 PM
  10. Suraj Jadhav's Avatar
    I had this problem when I was using the Leaked OS. From the moment I got back to the " original" , the focus problem disappeared.
    I am on factory install OS...have chosen not to load leaked OS on Passport..will be using official OS only on this one..


    BlackBerry Passport SQW100-1/10.3.0.1418
    12-08-14 09:48 PM
  11. Suraj Jadhav's Avatar
    My iPhone 5 focused much quicker, quality is similar.
    I have a HTC which is sub 100$ with 5MP. It has super fast focus and in good light have amazing picture quality. iPad also does amazing job with focus and low light..

    BlackBerry Passport SQW100-1/10.3.0.1418
    12-08-14 09:51 PM
  12. BBjer's Avatar
    Last night I was taking pictures indoors setting up a Christmas tree with my Passport and the pics turned out poor. The biggest pain was the long delay from the point of pressing the button to the several flashes to finally taking a picture.

    A friend with an iPhone 6+ was taking quick and clear pictures.

    Any ideas on how to make this better?

    Posted using my amazing Passport
    Kill the friend with the iPhone. You are now king of Xmas photos.

    Posted via CB10
    12-08-14 09:52 PM
  13. calcareer's Avatar
    Keep the, rear lens clean. Before taking a shot, clean the lens with an eyeglass cloth.
    I seem to get better results not using the flash, especially when you are trying to shoot night time lights. You can try HDR or Night time mode. Use focus lock and you should get good photos most of the time.
    Passport Camera-img_20141208_195025_hdr.jpg

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    12-08-14 10:00 PM
  14. imcurved's Avatar
    I agree.
    Passport Camera-img_20141208_164647_hdr.jpg

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1154
    12-09-14 12:17 AM
  15. BBjer's Avatar
    I agree.
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    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1154
    That's a nice pic.

    Posted via CB10
    12-09-14 12:25 AM
  16. 4everForever's Avatar
    The camera app might not have a huge number of features, but if you use what is available you can get great shots. The hardware is top notch. I find in low light, it is best to use focus lock, and night mode. If you have bright lights, use snow etc. If you want an instant point and shoot, this is not it. Take time to set the shot up, and you will get an awesome result. I've taken shots of stars, moonlit clouds, parks under moonlight and I have been gobsmacked with the results. Yes, it took a few minutes to set the shot up, but the end result was worth it.
    Now only i know that i can get the camera focus locked by long pressing at the point i want to focus using the camera app...awesome!! thank you!
    12-09-14 02:26 AM
  17. imcurved's Avatar
    The camera app might not have a huge number of features, but if you use what is available you can get great shots. The hardware is top notch. I find in low light, it is best to use focus lock, and night mode. If you have bright lights, use snow etc. If you want an instant point and shoot, this is not it. Take time to set the shot up, and you will get an awesome result. I've taken shots of stars, moonlit clouds, parks under moonlight and I have been gobsmacked with the results. Yes, it took a few minutes to set the shot up, but the end result was worth it.
    Could you provide some pictures as examples please.

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1154
    12-09-14 02:51 AM
  18. imcurved's Avatar
    Now only i know that i can get the camera focus locked by long pressing at the point i want to focus using the camera app...awesome!! thank you!
    That's kool. Thanks.

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1154
    12-09-14 02:54 AM
  19. imcurved's Avatar
    That's a nice pic.

    Posted via CB10
    Thanks. With HDR on.

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1154
    12-09-14 02:55 AM
  20. imcurved's Avatar
    I tried to practice with night mode...

    Passport Camera-img_20141208_221849.jpg

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.0.1154
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    12-09-14 02:56 AM
  21. xxjavaxx2001's Avatar
    Passport Camera-img-20141202-wa004.jpg

    Passport Camera.

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    12-09-14 03:01 AM
  22. vader42's Avatar
    Could you provide some pictures as examples please.
    I posted a picture of stars in this thread:
    http://forums.crackberry.com/blackbe...photos-980660/

    and an example of focus lock in this one
    http://forums.crackberry.com/blackbe...-light-973131/

    As an aside, focus lock works with time shift too - awesome for lightning shots.
    12-09-14 06:26 PM
  23. j21jam6's Avatar
    I posted a picture of stars in this thread:
    http://forums.crackberry.com/blackbe...photos-980660/

    and an example of focus lock in this one
    http://forums.crackberry.com/blackbe...-light-973131/

    As an aside, focus lock works with time shift too - awesome for lightning shots.
    Focus lock is key for getting a good-great shot.

    Passport Camera-img_20141207_145520.jpg


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    12-09-14 06:55 PM
  24. ChrisAmbrose's Avatar
    Passport Camera-img_20141206_162740.jpg
    Passport Camera-img_20141206_164002.jpg

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.1.1016
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    12-09-14 07:09 PM
  25. velkod's Avatar
    Wow that panda pic is amazing!! Ppl love to complain instead of taking the time to use the phone properly! Camera is amazing in low light and high
    12-09-14 07:33 PM
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