Nokia recently released the Creative Studio for the Lumia Device range. How does it compare to the apps already available for the Lumia devices in the Marketplace?
Firstly what options are there? You can take a new picture, load one from your gallery or create a Panorama, or you can swipe across and select on of the Face Warps or Live Styles which then opens the camera for you to take a new image in that style.
Personally, my preference is to take a picture first before editing, this you can do for the effects but not for Face warp.
I have to say though the face warp is funky, as demonstrated here by Rodney.
Rodney "The Cat from Mars"
First up let me say that after my disappointment with the N9’s camera, I am not expecting too much this time. Afterall the Lumia 800 uses the same camera module as the N9. So I have lowered my expectations somewhat. Right, one thing I should point out from the start is the Lumia’s Camera focus mode is set to “Macro” by default.
So what you need to do is alter the camera settings and save them to your liking before you start taking any pictures. How do you do that? Well lets take a quick run through so you can see what you need to do, and when I say “see” I mean it metaphorically as I can’t take screen grabs to show you. So what settings are there to play with?
Here is a rundown. I will point out however that some of the settings I have absolutely no clue about as I have never come across them before, namely all those settings in “Scenes”. Such as “Beach”, really you need a setting for a beach? I guess you do, not sure why. Continue Reading