Nokia Lumia 1020 Joins Award Winning National Geographic Photographer Stephen Alvarez


Nokia today announced a unique storytelling assignment, with award-winning photographer Stephen Alvarez exploring and documenting breath-taking areas of South West America using the Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone. Boasting advance imaging technologies like 41 megapixels, ZEISS optics and optimised image stabilization – these incredible images demonstrate the revolutionary power of the world’s best smartphone camera.
Stephen Alvarez quote:
“What the Nokia Lumia 1020 does astounds me. Getting these results from a smartphone, at magazine resolution, is stunning,” said Alvarez. “I’ve used a lot of smartphones, so when I set out on this assignment I had my doubts. My doubts are gone. There’s never been anything even remotely like it.”
Nokia Executive quote:
“National Geographic is renowned for its iconic and innovative approach to content, making them the perfect partner to inspire people to take their photography to the next level. The pictures are stunning.” Said Tuula Rytila, SVP, Marketing, Nokia.
An image from the shoot will feature  on the inside  front cover of National Geographic magazine’s 125th Anniversary Collector’s Edition, out on September 15th.
A selection of images has been attached. To see the full set of 25 images, including a video taken on the Nokia Lumia 1020 which demonstrates the phone’s zoom capabilities, visit: 

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