Expectations VS Reality: Cell Phone Pictures

Let’s face it, cell phone pictures never quite turn out the way we want them to. Check out some of the most common cell phone pic disappointments and discover the power of the shot with the Canon PowerShot camera. Then use our Canon photo-strip tool to upload your favorite pics. See how you stack up to other BuzzFeed users and share them with your friends.

1. When you’re documenting your cat’s cuteness

EXPECTATION

Christian Holmér / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: crsan /

REALITY

Andrey / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: akras

 

2. When you’re taking pictures at a concert

EXPECTATION

CC BY-SA 2.0 / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: jikatu

REALITY

Azchael / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: azchael

 

3. When you’re taking a self-portrait

EXPECTATION

Aleera / CC BY-ND 2.0 / Flickr: ale_era

REALITY

Keoni Cabral / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: keoni101

 

4. When you’re capturing your awesome meal

EXPECTATION

Vegan Feast Catering / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: veganfeast

REALITY

Jonathan Brodsky / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: jonbro

 

5. When your friends are having a dance off

EXPECTATION

Mark Dolby / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: markdolby

REALITY

EMILIE RHAUPP / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: emraps

 

6. When you’re on vacation at the beach

EXPECTATION

GreggMP / CC BY-ND 2.0 / Flickr: greggmichaelphotography

REALITY

Derek Hatfield / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: loimere

 

7. When you’re taking in the beautiful city skyline

EXPECTATION

Afton Almaraz / Getty Images

REALITY

Jordi de Dios / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: pansa

 

8. When you’re celebrating your birthday in style

EXPECTATION

Roco Julie / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: iamroco

REALITY

Eden, Janine and Jim / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: edenpictures

 

9. When you’re taking pictures from a plane

EXPECTATION

jill, jellidonut... whatever / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: mulmatsherm

REALITY

gingerbydesign / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: gingerbydesign

 

10. When you’re cooking with your friends

EXPECTATION

Ginny / CC BY-SA 2.0 / Flickr: ginnerobot

REALITY

BJ Carter / CC BY-ND 2.0 / Flickr: bjcarter

 

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