The Essex river, still frozen

I took pictures this morning of the still ice-covered Essex river, at Farnhams. As well as impressive river view, the pictures compare the camera in my new HTC Inspire 4G phone, with my new Sony A55V DSLR camera – amazing, but the phone does a really good job here …

Essex river pictures by camera phone:

The same view with the Sony gives a wider image, but the lens clearly curves the horizon and the camera white balance is a little off, giving too much purple to the ice:


I also took a quick video panorama with the phone camera: