Advanced Photo & Video Features

Advanced Photo & Video Features

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


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

Prenote info

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
• Use photo effects

 

Access camera modes

From the Camera app, swipe left or right to access modes such as Night Sight, Portrait, and Video.

Note: Night Sight allows you to take pictures in the dark. Portrait captures a picture with a sharp subject against a blurred background.

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Swipe left to Modes to access additional camera modes such as Panorama, Photo Sphere, Action Pan, Long Exposure and Google Lens. Select the desired camera mode.

Note: Panorama allows you to create wider photos by stitching together multiple photos. Photo Sphere allows you to create a 360º photo by stitching together multiple photos. Action Pan allows you to photograph a moving object and simulate a blur effect around it. Google Lens searches what you see and provides relevant online information. Long Exposure allows you to photograph a moving object to create an image where the moving object is blurred and the rest of the image is in focus. Additionally, the Google Pixel 7 Pro offers the Face Unblur feature, which uses multiple cameras and machine learning to automatically detect whether a face being photographed is blurred and will automatically unblur the face.

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Customize photo & video settings

From the Camera app, swipe down to access settings. Edit settings as desired. Select More settings to access more settings. 

Note: Settings vary depending on the camera mode.

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Crop a photo

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

Note: Alternately, from the home screen, select the google photos Photos app then 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.

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Use photo effects 

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

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2. Use Blur to add a blur effect to photos. Select Tools, then select Blur. Select the desired location on the screen to adjust the focus as desired, then select Done.
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3. Select Magic Eraser to remove any unwanted features in photos. Select and drag a circle around the unwanted features, then select Done.

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4. Use Skin Tone to adjust skin tone in photos. Select Adjust, then select Skin Tone. Select and drag the Skin Tone slider to the desired location, then select Done.

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