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However, the sun in the background ruins the picture

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U-Focus makes a difference to the overall effect

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You can also select coloured sections within the snap too using the same tool

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Surprised cat

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Here's the flash at work, giving a strong focus and light

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As you can see, the low light capabilities of this very dark scene are impressive

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Using the flash to fill in detail

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Using post-shot effects

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The quick shutter speed automatically brings well-focused action

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Low light, little time to focus

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Macro mode is OK without being perfect

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Shot composition is easy on the larger screen

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Pulling focus slightly further away gives a better close up

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All settings can be tweaked - here I altered the contrast and saturation levels

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Looking at this image at full res shows the brickwork becomes very noisy

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Phones and Tablets Editor

Gareth (Twitter, Google+) has been part of the mobile phone industry from the era of the brick to the tiny device in the pocket... and now watching them grow back up to behemothic proportions once more. He's spent five years dissecting all the top phones in the world as TechRadar's Phones and Tablets Editor, and still can't resist answering the dreaded question - "which new phone should I get?" - with 15 choices.