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LG G7 ThinQ - Camera Settings

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LG G7 ThinQ Camera Overview and Settings

With the LG G7ThinQ Camera, capture what you see, how you want to see it with enhanced speed and accuracy even in low light.

The G7ThinQ includes multiple rear facing cameras to always get the best shot, these include:

  • Standard camera - 16MP Standard Angle Lens
  • Wide angle camera - 16MP Wide Angle Lens

Note: Some Settings, Menus, or Icons may differ from that of your device depending on your software version and wireless service provider.

Auto Mode

Take a Photo or Video

  1. Open the Camera  , then tap MODE  > Auto to change the mode.

  2. Tap to switch to the standard camera or to switch to the wide angle camera.

  3. Tap the screen to focus the camera.

  4. Tap Take Photo or tap Volume Up or Volume Down button to take a photo. Tap Record Video to start recording on your LG G7ThinQ.

    1. Tap on Flash mode  to cycle though the settings; Flash Off  , Flash On  , Auto Flash  .

    Note: If HDR is set to ON, you cannot use the flash or change the setting.

    1. Tap on  to switch to the front camera.

    2. Use the slider on screen to adjust the brightness of the photo.

    When using the front facing camera, additional options available under the Gear icon are:

    • Selfie Shot: Take a selfie by selecting between Gesture shot andAuto shot.
    • Gesture View: Allows you to view the photo immediately after taking it.
    • Save as Flipped: Save as flipped images after taking selfies.
    1. Tap on Film Filter Effect  to apply a color or look to your photos prior to taking a picture or video.

  • Tap on the Gear icon  to change the following settings:

    • Photo Size: Select the desired value for the aspect ratio and size of your photos.
    • Video Resolution: Select the desired value for resolution and size of your videos.
    • HDR: Obtain photos in vivid colors and get compensate defects even when they are taken against the light.These functions are provided by the high dynamic range(HDR) technology equipped in the camera.
    • Timer: Set the timer to automatically take photos after a specified period of time.
    • live Photo: Record the action before and after you take a photo.
    • cheese shutter: take a photo by saying "cheese", "smile", "whiskey", "Kimchi" or "LG".
    • Tag Locations: Save the image with GPS location data.
    • Grid: Display guide grids so that you can take photos or record videos based on the horizontal and vertical reference lines.
    • Add Signature: Display a personalized signature on the photos.
    • Help: Provide help information for each camera menu.

    Some settings may not be available or differ depending on the camera mode.

Manual Mode

Take a Photo or Video

  1. Open the Camera  , then tap MODE  > Manual to change the mode.

  2. Tap to switch to the standard camera or to switch to the wide angle camera.

  3. Tap the screen to focus the camera of your LG G7ThinQ.

  4. Tap Take Photo or tap Volume Up or Volume Down button to take a photo. Slide Take Photo to zoom and out.

    1. Tap on Flash mode  to cycle though the settings; Flash Off  , Flash On  , Auto Flash  .

    • Tap on Film Filter Effect  to apply a color or look to your photos live while taking a picture or video.

    • Tap on Graphy for a list of preset camera settings to add even more depth, color or style to your photos

  • Tap on the Gear icon  to change the following settings:

    • Photo Size: Select the desired value for the aspect ratio and size of your photos.
    • Timer: Set the timer to automatically take photos after a specified period of time.
    • Graphy Photos: Adjust the white balance, ISO and shutter speed referring to one of the recommended photos.
    • cheese shutter: take a photo by saying "cheese", "smile", "whiskey", "Kimchi" or "LG".
    • Tag Locations: Save the image with GPS location data.
    • Guide: Display guide grids so that you can take photos based on the horizontal and vertical reference lines.
    • Save as RAW: The image is stored as a RAW file format so that you can modify it. DNG and JPEG files are created while taking a photo, then saved as a non-compressed high resolution image.
    • Add Signature: Display a personalized signature on the photos.
    • Help: Provide help information for each camera menu.
  • Exposure is the amount of light captured to create a photo and it is made up of 3 properties:

    • Shutter Speed
    • ISO

    Example: How you achieve correct lighting through adjusting Shutter Speed:



Manual Video Mode

Take a Photo or Video

  1. Open the Camera  , then tap MODE  > Manual (video) to change the mode.

  2. Tap to switch to the standard camera or to switch to the wide angle camera.

  3. Tap the screen to focus the camera.

  4. Tap Take Photo or tap Volume Up or Volume Down button to take a photo. Tap Record Video to start recording.

    1. Tap on Flash mode  to cycle though the settings; Flash Off  , Flash On  .

    1. Tap on Film Filter Effect  to apply a color or look to your video prior to recording a video.

  • Tap on the Gear icon  to change the following settings:

    • Video Resolution: Select the desired value for resolution and size of your videos.
    • Frame Rate: Select the frames per second value.
    • Bit Rate: Select the image quality for videos.
    • Hi-Fi: Record a video with Hi-Fi quality sound.
    • Timer: Set the timer to automatically take a video after a specified period of time.
    • Steady Recording: Minimize motion blur while recording a video.
    • Save as HDR10: Record videos in HDR19 for vivid colors and higher quality.
    • Tag Locations: Save the image with GPS location data.
    • Grid: Display guide grids so that you can record videos based on the horizontal and vertical reference lines.
    • Help: Provide help information for each camera menu.
  • Exposure is the amount of light captured to create a photo and it is made up of 3 properties:

    • Shutter Speed
    • ISO

    Example: How you achieve correct lighting through adjusting Shutter Speed:



Other Camera Settings & Modes


Additional Camera Settings

  • A clever camera that recognizes puppies—or food, landscapes, people, and more to suggest the best filters for your specific scene

    1. Open the Camera

    2. Select Ai CAM

    3. The camera analyzes subjects in your frame

    4. The camera prompts you to choose from four enhanced filter options

  • Focus on up to 5 different friends, so everyone gets their moment to shine.

    1. Open the Camera

    2. Select Portrait

    If the subject is 1.5 - 5 ft. from the camera, its able to add a Bokeh Effect, use the scroll bar to increase or decrease the effect.

    Note:In photography, bokeh, is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. Bokeh can be defined as "the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light".

    To adjust the Portrait effect after capture:

    1. Open the Gallery locate and open the photo

    2. Tap the icon in the upper right

    3. Note: This icon only appears if the image was taken in portrait mode.

    4. Adjust the slider to increase or decrease the effect

    5. Tap to SAVE A COPY or OK to save

  • Learn more about the world around you! With the snap of a photo and AI integration, nothing is beyond your virtual reach. Identify real-life objects using the camera and instantly access detailed info on line. People are already using it to answer all kinds of questions, especially when they’re difficult to describe in a search box, like “what type of dog is that?” or “what’s that building called?”. Say you’re at a restaurant and see the name of a dish you don’t recognize, Google Lens will show you a picture to give you a better idea.

    What it can do

    • Smart text selection:
      You can copy and paste text from the real world like recipes, gift card codes, or WiFi passwords to your phone. Lens helps you make sense of a page of words by showing you relevant information and photos. Say you’re at a restaurant and see the name of a dish you don’t recognize, Lens will show you a picture to give you a better idea.

    • Style match:
      Sometimes your question is not, “what is that exact thing?” but instead, "what are things like it?" Now, with style match, if an outfit or home decor item catch your eye, you can open Lens and not only get info on that specific item, like reviews, but see things in a similar style that fit the look you like.

    • Real time results:
      Lens now works in real time. It’s able to pro actively bring information instantly and anchor it to the things you see. Now you’ll be able to browse the world around you, just by pointing your camera. This is only possible with state-of-the-art machine learning, using both on-device intelligence and cloud TPUs, to identify billions of words, phrases, places, and things in a split second.

    3 ways to activate Google Lens:

    1. Open the Camera and click Google Lens .

    2. Note: For previously taken photos, open the Google Photos > select a photo > Google Lens .

    3. Open Google assistant by pressing and holding the home key at the bottom of the phone and then select Google lens

    4. With the screen unlocked, double tap the Google Assistant key.

  • Take brighter photos and videos in the dark

    Note: Not available in UHD and 60 fps

    1. Open the Camera

    2. Select Settings

    3. Toggle Super Bright Camera on or off


    CONVENTIONAL BRIGHT MODE

     

     

  • Life is always in motion, and now your photos are too! Your clever camera captures the moments just before and after you take the picture, so you can get moving shots that truly tell your story, audio and all! You are able to record 3 Seconds (1.5 seconds before and after) the picture is captured.

    1. Open the Camera

    2. Select Settings

    3. Toggle Live Photo on or off

  • Add 2D and 3D face sticker effects on LG Camera App.

    Note: Not all camera modes support stickers.
    Once opening the camera app, you can switch between back and front camera by sliding your finger on the screen or tap the Switch Camera icon.

    Back camera

    1. Open the Camera

    2. Tap the Filter / Sticker icon.

    3. Select Camera Sticker

    4. Pick from the 4 categories, and select the desired stickers

    5. Take pictures.

    Front facing camera

    1. Open the Camera

    2. Select Camera Sticker

    3. Pick from the 4 categories, and select the desired stickers

    4. Take pictures.

  • If you want more options than the preset, you can always download some at LG's Smart World.

    1. Open the Camera

    2. Tap the Filter / Sticker icon.

    3. Select download

    4. Select the mode you wish to download

  • QTag is an auto tagging powered by image recognition tech, this means you can organize your photo gallery with the help of our artificial Intelligence. This organizes images based on over 1000 concepts or keywords within them, and sorts them in over 100 smart albums.

    To access the “tagged” photos:

    1. Open the Gallery Gallery Icon

    2. Tap Album in the upper left

    3. Tap the Tags album

    Note:
    Images can show up in more than one folder depending on what is in the image.
    If you delete an image from the Tags folders it will be deleted from the Camera folder as well.


Additional Camera Modes

Choose a Mode  to see more info

    • Select an effect to apply to the recording. You can also adjustthe vignette and strength for each Cine effect. This feature cannotbe changed after you have started recording.

    • You can optimize the quality of your food photos or videos by adjusting the color slide bar and white balance.

    • You can create an entertaining video by changing the moving speeds of subjects in your video. This feature allows you to record a video at a fasterrate of speed and then play it at the standard speed so that the video appears to be slowed down.

    • You can create a panoramic photo by moving the camera in one direction to photograph and stitch continuous shots of a wide view.

    • Photos are taken every 3 seconds and saved as a GIF file.

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