Me & My Motorola RAZR Hit New York Fashion Week

March 12, 2012 • Fashion Blog, Lifestyle

I have been a DROID convert for well over a year now. I easily transitioned from a Blackberry and never looked back (before that I used a flip phone. Can you imagine?). I love my DROID, but it’s 3G and doesn’t take the best pictures. So, when I was given the opportunity to sample the new DROID RAZR by Motorola in purple during this past New York Fashion Week, I was eager to compare the two.

First, I have to say the RAZR is featherweight light, which is amazing considering the screen is quite large. In fact, it really is razor thin and the purple color grabbed a lot of attention. However, what I really appreciated was the lightening fast download speeds and the pictures. One of our other editors had our professional camera all week and I hate lugging my 2006 Cannon digital camera (considered ancient) in my already too large and heavy bag. The RAZR took surprisingly good photos. Much better than my current DROID for sure. In fact, I took over 200 pictures throughout the 5 days I covered the shows. I Tweeted some and downloaded the rest to my PC.

Here are some photos I took:

Actually this is the 1st picture taken & it's of me.

From the Haus Alkire Presentation

At the Dennis Basso show

Of course I had to take a pciture of the snacks at a presentation!

Of course I had to take a picture of the snacks at a presentation!

How did that get in there?

Final Runway at Narciso Rodriguez

Final Runway at Narciso Rodriguez

Narciso's bow

At Joanna Mastroianni

The final look at Joanna Mastroianni

The final look at Joanna Mastroianni

Joanna & her muse Iris Apfel walk the runway

Here I am being tag-team blow dried for the Strut Moms fashion show

I’m actually sad to give this smartphone up. While the pictures were not the quality I could post on the blog, it came in handy for instant Twit-picing. The shutter speed on a cell phone will never be fast enough for professional quality fashion pictures, but it sure took better pictures than my current DROID.

– Lauren Dimet Waters

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but the opinions expressed are my own.

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