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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

Christian Holmér / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr: crsan /

EXPECTATION

Andrey / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: akras

REALITY

2. When you're taking pictures at a concert

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

EXPECTATION

Azchael / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: azchael

REALITY

3. When you're taking a self-portrait

Aleera / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: ale_era

EXPECTATION

Keoni Cabral / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: keoni101

REALITY

4. When you're capturing your awesome meal

Vegan Feast Catering / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: veganfeast

EXPECTATION

Jonathan Brodsky / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: jonbro

REALITY

5. When your friends are having a dance off

Mark Dolby / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: markdolby

EXPECTATION

EMILIE RHAUPP / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: emraps

REALITY

6. When you're on vacation at the beach

GreggMP / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: greggmichaelphotography

EXPECTATION

Derek Hatfield / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: loimere

REALITY

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

Afton Almaraz / Getty Images

EXPECTATION

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

REALITY

8. When you're celebrating your birthday in style

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

EXPECTATION

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

REALITY

9. When you're taking pictures from a plane

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

EXPECTATION

gingerbydesign / CC BY http://2.0 / Flickr: gingerbydesign

REALITY

10. When you're cooking with your friends

Ginny / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / Flickr: ginnerobot

EXPECTATION

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

REALITY