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    People, selfies and smiling faces

    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.

    Image of taking a selfie

    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 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.

      Note

      This setting is not available when the Video size is set to 4K.

    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 Self timer icon (Self-timer icon) if you want to use the self-timer.
    4. Tap the shutter button to take a selfie.

    Hint

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

    To activate the selfie timer with the palm of your hand

    1. When using the camera, tap (Switch camera icon) to activate the front camera.
    2. Tap (Settings icon).
    3. Tap Auto-capturing > Hand Shutter and close the settings menu. The setting is saved.
    4. Turn your palm with your fingers straight up towards the camera.
    5. When the camera detects your hand, the timer starts and a selfie is taken.
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