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Advanced Photo & Video Features

Advanced Photo & Video Features

Learn how to access and use Camera modes, effects, customization, and crop a photo.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

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To access the Camera app, from the home screen, select the camera Camera app.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access camera modes 
• Customize photo & video settings
• Crop a photo
• Access camera filters
• Access Auto smile
• Use Spot color
• Use Cutout


Access camera modes

1. From the Camera app, swipe left to More to access modes such as Cutout, CinemagraphSpot ColorPanorama, and Timelapse. Select the desired option.

Note: Cutout allows you to snap a photo and then edit it to cut out your subject and replace the background. Spot Color allows you to select a color to highlight. Panorama allows you to create wider photos by stitching together multiple photos. Slow Motion allows you to take slow motion videos. Timelapse allows you to create time-lapse videos. Not all of these options are available when using the front facing camera.

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2. To access Google Lens from the Camera app, select the settings Settings icon > AI SETTINGS drop-down > select the Google Lens switch. Then, select the Google Lens icon.

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Customize photo and video settings

From the Camera app, select the settings Settings icon. Adjust settings as desired.  

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Crop a photo

1. From the Camera app, select the Gallery icon. Swipe left to the desired photo, then select Edit.

Note: Alternately, from the home screen, select the google photos Photos app > navigate to and select the desired photo.

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2. Select Crop. Select and drag the crop corners to crop as desired, then select Save copy.

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Access camera filters

From the Edit screen, swipe left to Filters. Select the desired filter, then select Save copy.

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Access Auto smile

From the Camera app, select the settings Settings icon > AI SETTINGS drop-down > Auto smile switch.

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Use Spot color

1. From the Camera app, swipe left to More then select Spot color

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2. Select a spot to pick a color, then drag left or right to increase the highlight of that color.

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Use Cutout

1. Cutout mode allows you to change the background after you take a photo. From the Camera app, swipe left to More then select Cutout

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2. With a single person or multiple people in the frame, select the Capture icon. The image will automatically be edited to remove the background.

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3. To add your subject to a new background, select the Gallery icon.

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4. Swipe left to the desired photo, then select Edit. Select Add Background.

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5. Navigate to and select the desired background, then select SAVE.

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