Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts with the label Camera

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Take a Panorama Photo in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Panorama is still be one of the default shooting modes in the Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. But, it's now embedded with a neat feature called motion panorama which will let you not only take a series of photos in either a horizontal or vertical direction and then stitch the clearest frames together to create a still panoramic photo, but also shoot videos in panorama format at the same times so you can see a moving snapshot of all images you took. You can use this shooting mode when you need to take a photo of a wide scene or big/tall/high/long object without you have to change the distance between you and the object.


How to take a panorama photo?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera with the auto mode.Tap Mode to view all available shooting modes and then tap Panorama to enable this shooting mode.
Tap and then select ON to enable the motion panorama feature so you can take videos alongside the panorama images.
Po…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Take a Photo Using Selective Focus Mode in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Selective focus is one of shooting modes available in the Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that can be used to make a specific object in a photo you take with the rear camera be the centre of attention by applying the out of focus effect in the photo, in other words, your phone will focus on the selected object and blur the rest to make the object becomes stand out.

To get the best result when taking a photo with the selective focus mode, make sure to fill the following conditions:
Place the object you want to focus on between 10-50 cm from the phone.Make sure the distance between the object you want to focus on and the background at least 3 times the distance between the object and your phone. As the example, if you place the object 30 cm from your phone, then the distance between your phone and the background at least 90 cm.Avoid taking a photo with the background that cannot be distinguished from the object, such as plain-coloured walls or background with no pattern.Make sure to…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Use Flash to Take Pictures with Rear Camera in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If needed, you can set the flash settings of the rear camera to on to have your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge uses the built-in flash on the back side of the phone to provide you artificial light so you can get a better result when taking a picture in a dark area, in an environment where the light levels are too low, or where the object you want to focus with is darker than the background.


How to use the flash when taking a picture with the rear camera in the Camera app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera.Tap the Flash icon at the top of the screen to change the flash settings. The icon changes depend on the setting you're using:
: this icon will display when the flash is disabled. : this icon will display when the flash is enabled. : this icon will display when the flash is set to auto which means your phone will automatically enable the flash based on the shooting conditions.
As the example, we'll set the flash setting…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Take a HDR Photo in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has a feature named HDR mode which will let you take photos with rich colours and reproduce details even when you're taking photos in bright and dark areas. This feature works by combining multiple photos taken at different exposure levels into a single photo to provide you a final photo with a good exposure. You can use it to help you get a better result when taking photo of a landscape, building, portrait in sunlight, shaded object, and low-light scene.


How to take a HDR photo in the Camera app?
HDR mode can be used in both the rear and front cameras. But, as the example, we'll take a HDR photo with the rear camera while in Auto mode by using the following steps:
Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera with the auto mode.Tap HDR icon at the top of the screen to change the HDR settings. The icon changes depend on the setting you're using:
: this icon will display when HDR mode is disabled. : this icon will display wh…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Use Self-Timer in Camera App to Take Better Photos in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

In the Camera app, you're allowed to adjust the camera timer to have your phone waits for a specified time before capturing the photo. You can combine a tripod and self-timer to have a better inclusive group photo or a group selfie photo with your family and friend, or even your own photo when you don't have someone around you to take your photo because you can use the delay to get yourself in the frame. If needed, you can also set your phone to take multiple shots when using the self-timer so you can get the best result.


How to adjust the self-timer in the Camera app?
By default, the timer is set to off. Thus, you have to set it first before you can use it. Well, since the rear and front cameras have their own timer settings, as the example, we'll adjust the timer of the rear camera by using the following steps:
Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera.Tap the Timer icon at the top of the screen and then select 2 secs, 5 secs, or 10 secs. As the example, we&…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Location Tags Feature in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If needed, you can enable the location tags feature in the Camera app to have your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge attaches geographical location data into your photos or videos so you can use this info to easily know about where they were taken or recorded. However, since photos or videos with location tags contain with location information, make sure you use caution when sending, sharing, distributing, or copying those photos or videos.


How to enable the location tags feature in the Camera app?
Assuming that you have an Internet connection(Wi-Fi or mobile data connection) and the location service is enabled, you can turn on the location tags feature by using the following steps:
Open the Camera app.Tap to view more detailed settings.
If the location tags feature is off, tap the ON/OFF switch next to Location tags to turn it on.
A pop up window appears to let you know some information about the location tags feature. Tap OK to continue enabling this feature.
The location tags feature has been ena…