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    People, selfies and smiling faces

    Arrow left Xperia L2 support overview

    Faces in focus are indicated with a coloured frame. Tap any frame to select a face to focus on.

    Use Smile Shutter to automatically take a photo when a person smiles. If you are recording a video, a photo is taken each time a smile is detected.

    Use the super wide-angle front camera feature Super wide front camera icon to fit more into your shot.

    People, selfies and smiling faces

    Taking photos and videos of people

    • Consider the camera orientation. Use portrait for close-up photos, to fill the frame. Use landscape for close-up group photos, or to capture an object in the background.
    • Place the camera on a solid surface and use the self-timer Self timer icon to prevent blurred photos.

    To focus on another face

    • Before taking a photo or recording a video, tap one of the frames to select a face to focus on.

    To take a photo when someone smiles

    1. When using the camera, tap Settings icon.
    2. Tap More > Auto-capturing or Auto-capturing (video) > Smile Shutter.
    3. Close the settings menu. The setting is saved for the capturing mode selected.
    4. When a smile is detected, the camera automatically takes a photo.

    To take a selfie

    1. When using the camera, select a photo or video capturing mode for your selfie.
    2. Tap Switch camera icon to activate the front camera.
    3. Tap Normal selfie icon to select the normal angle or tap Super wide front camera icon to select the wide-angle.
    4. Tap Self timer icon if you want to use the self-timer.
    5. Tap the shutter button to take a selfie.

    Turn on the Soft Skin Effect to soften skin tones when taking selfies.

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