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Stephen Alvarez Takes the Lumia 930 Up Everest

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Continuing their pursuit of photographing the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, National Geographic photographer Steven Alvarez has taken the new Lumia 930 along with the 1520 to Nepal to the peak of the Worlds highest mountain, Mount Everest.

According to the Conversations blog:

Following in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest (8748m) 61 years ago, Stephen Alvarez embarked on an epic journey, trekking up to 5600 meters (18 500 feet), in intensely cold and challenging conditions.

During the 14-day high-altitude trek through snowstorms and freezing temperatures, the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 930 proved to be unstoppable, producing some pretty spectacular shots of one of the most dramatic and beautiful landscapes in the world.

The post brings us Stephen Alvarez’s photography tips for taking pictures in different weather conditions, as well as sharing the amazing pictures taken on both the Lumia 930 and 1520 during the ascent up the famous landmark. The video below also takes a look at the trip, which can also be found on Nokia’s YouTube channel.

Read more about Stephen Alvarez’s adventures with the two Lumia smartphones and their 20 megapixel cameras on the Conversations blog.

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