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22 awesome photos taken with Samsung phones

See what Samsung's phone cameras can do with a photographer's help.

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Joal Ryan
Storm cloud
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Storm cloud

We've judged the Samsung Galaxy S8's camera better than the iPhone 7's. We've tagged the S8 and Galaxy Note 8 as two of the best camera phones of 2017. And now we're going to let Samsung camera phones demonstrate their awesomeness. 

First up: This staggering shot. According to the photographer's Twitter post, a Galaxy S8 Plus reined in this Oklahoma thunderstorm. 

Sky-high selfie
2 of 22 Daniel Lau

Sky-high selfie

In 2015, "crazy skyscraper selfie-taker" Daniel Lau helped Samsung launch a campaign for its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge with this HDR stunner (captured by the S6) from atop a building in Shenzhen, China.

Peerless pier
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Peerless pier

Per the photographer's Instagram post, this no-filter Southern California sunrise is brought to you by a Galaxy S5.

samsung-guineapig
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#geekchic

With the help of a Galaxy S7, this guinea pig looks sharp, even in closeup, in this photographer's Instagram post

Street performer
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#streetperformer

The Galaxy S8, which is said to have captured this high-flying Instagram shot, has won fans for its low-light photography.

Rainy reflection
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Rainy reflection

A Galaxy S7 takes this selfie to another atmospheric level, according to the photographer's Instagram post

Couple
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Couple

This duo is snapped in silhouette by a Galaxy Note 8. 

Stonehenge
8 of 22 Matthew Cattell

Stonehenge

Samsung commissioned award-winning photographer Matthew Cattell to capture the British public's most beloved sights with a Galaxy S8.  

Big Ben
9 of 22 Matthew Cattell

Big Ben

Another Galaxy S8 shot from the Matthew Cattell series of British landmarks.

Cool shades
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Cool shades

A Galaxy S5 captured these vibrant vibes, according to the photographer's Instagram post

The truth is out there
11 of 22 @leandroriviello/Twitter

The truth is out there

According to the photographer, a Samsung S6 Edge captured this row of "X-Files" posters in Argentina.

Stairs to stare at
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Stairs to stare at

Samsung showed off this shot to promote the Galaxy Note 8.

Bath time
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Bath time

Don't worry, baby: The Galaxy S8 Plus, which is said to have captured this Instagram shot, is water-resistant

Autumn leaf
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Awe-tumn

When this fall leaf fell, a Galaxy S7 was there to catch it, per the photographer's Instagram post.

Caught on camera
15 of 22 Jessica Dolcourt/CNET

Caught on camera

This shot demonstrates the Galaxy Note 8's Live Focus feature, which blurs the background in order to focus on a subject, in this case a CNET photographer. 

Pretty hot
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Pretty hot

Taken in 2013, an unspecified Samsung Galaxy makes this fire burn cool. 

'72 Chevelle
17 of 22 life_of_a_non_actor/Instagram

'72 Chevelle

A Galaxy S7 Edge brings the muscle in this muscle-car shot, according to the photographer's Instagram post.

A Jersey sunset
18 of 22 jmschack_photography/Instagram

A Jersey sunset

A Galaxy S5 captures a thing of beauty near the tidal flats of New Jersey's Barnegat Bay, according to the photographer's Instagram post

Along the boardwalk
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Along the boardwalk

A sunset at a resort in the island nation of Maldives is taken in by a Galaxy S8, per the photographer's Instagram post.

Stone-cold wolf
20 of 22 marinellialessio/Instagram

Stone-cold wolf

A Galaxy S7 has the drop on this statue, according to the photographer's Instagram post

Columns
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Columns

The Galaxy S7 delivers with this shot of a postal building in Manila, Philippines, according to the photographer's Instagram post.  

Backyard
22 of 22 NorbsPhatTrack9/Twitter

Backyard

A Galaxy S8, which is said to have snapped this Twitter shot, transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary. 

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