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LG G PAD 8.3 V510 CAMERA FEATURES

Operation Tablets Last Updated 04/20/2018
LG G2 LS980 APPLICATION BASICS

LG G PAD 8.3 V510 CAMERA FEATURES

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The Camera app lets you take photos, panoramic photos, videos, and immersive 360-degree photo sphere shots, including what’s above and below you.

Adjust Camera Settings
Use Camera
Edit & Share a Photo
Creating Photo Spheres
Take a Panoramic Photo


Adjust Camera Settings

Photo settings

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Camera

  2. To change photo settings, choose Camera mode, then touch the small circle icon beside the blue shutter button

  3. An arc of settings icons appears in the center of the screen. Touch an individual icon to display or change its options. When you activate these options, corresponding icons overlap the edges of the small circle icon

Video settings

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Camera

  2. To change video settings, choose Video mode, then touch the small circle icon beside the red button

  3. An arc of settings icons appears in the center of the screen. Touch an individual icon to display or change its options. When you activate flash, the corresponding icon overlaps the edge of the small circle icon

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Use Camera

Open Camera

  1. To open Camera, touch the Camera icon on the Home screen or tap Apps > Camera

  2. Camera opens to the mode last selected. An icon at the bottom of the screen indicates the current mode.

  3. To change the mode, touch the current mode icon , to the left of the blue shutter button, and choose a different one.

Take a photo

  1. To open Camera, touch the Camera icon on the Home screen or tap Apps > Camera

  2. Choose Camera mode

  3. The camera focuses automatically, but you can touch the screen to manually focus on a different part of the image. If there's a face in the frame, a white circle appears around it to indicate the focus target. To zoom in or out, pinch-zoom the screen.

  4. Touch the blue shutter button or one of the Volume buttons.

  5. The photo is taken immediately. In most cases, there's no shutter lag. Sometimes there is a slight delay for auto-focusing.

  6. To view your most recent photo, swipe left or touch the thumbnail image that appears for a few seconds on the main camera screen. Keep swiping left to see more images in Gallery's Filmstrip view, or swipe right to return to the live view.

  7. To share a photo that you're viewing in Gallery, touch the Share icon and select a sharing method.

Store location information in photos

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Location

  2. Tap the Location switch on to enable.

  3. In Camera or Video mode, touch the circle icon

  4. Touch the Settings icon . If your device isn't storing location information, touch the Location off icon to turn it on.

Record a video

  1. To open Camera, touch the Camera icon on the Home screen or tap Apps > Camera

  2. Choose Video mode

  3. Touch the red shutter button  to start recording. While you’re recording, zoom in or out by pinch-zooming. To stop recording, touch the red button again.

  4. To view your most recent video, swipe left on the main camera screen. Keep swiping left to see more images in Gallery's Filmstrip view, or swipe right to return to the live view.

  5. To share a video that you're viewing in Gallery, touch the Share icon and select a sharing method.

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Edit & Share a Photo

Navigate in Photos

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Photos
  • Camera tab - Touch Camera to view all the photos taken with or downloaded to your device, like screenshots, photos saved from the web, or photos from other apps that were automatically saved.
  • Highlights tab - Touch Highlights to view a sample of your photos grouped by date or album. The photos shown, called Highlights, are chosen automatically. Touch the > Icon to view the rest of the photos in that group.

Edit photos

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Photos

  2. Choose a photo from Photos and tap it.

  3. Tap the Edit icon and make your edits.

Share photos

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Photos

  2. Choose a photo from Photos , long press the image, and tap the Share icon

  3. Select a sharing method.

Delete an image

  1. From the Home screen, tap Apps > Photos

  2. In Grid view, long press an image until it is outlined as selected. Then tap the Trash can

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Creating Photo Spheres

In Photo Sphere mode , you can photograph the world around you, creating fully immersive 360-degree panoramas, wide-angle scenic shots, and even what’s above and below you.

  1. To open Camera, touch the Camera icon on the Home screen or tap Apps > Camera

  2. Choose Photo Sphere mode

  3. Hold your device vertically and close to your face level close to your body but positioned where you can both comfortably see the display and also tilt the tablet to capture a full sphere.

  4. To capture the scene, adjust the camera angle so the blue dot is centered inside the doughnut. Hold the camera steady until a single frame of the scene and stop button appears.

  5. Stand in the same place, rotating your camera slowly following the dots throughout the entire area you want to capture. You don't have to hit all of the dots but the more you hit, the more accurate and detailed your photo sphere will be.

  6. To create a full photo sphere, you'll need to complete a few rotations (typically 5) tilting your camera up or down to capture all areas.

  7. At any time while creating a photo sphere, you may click the undo button to retry the previous shot. This is useful if someone walks into part of your scene.

  8. To begin creating the photo sphere from the photos you just captured, touch the stop button at the bottom of the screen. It may take a minute or so to complete.

  9. To view your most recent photo sphere, swipe left on the main camera screen, and touch the Photo Sphere icon to pan automatically through the shot. You can also drag to move through the captured scene.

Tips for creating great photo spheres with your Android device

With just a bit of practice, you can create amazing 360 degree photo spheres.

  • Hold the tablet vertically, not sideways. This will minimize or eliminate any missing areas at the top and bottom.
  • Hold the tablet at face level close to your body (but still positioned where you can both comfortably see the display and also tilt the tablet to capture a full sphere).
  • There are two different ways to approach creating a photo sphere. Choose whichever feels more natural to you.
  1. Slowly rotate around keeping your tablet as close to your body as possible while still being able to see the screen.

  • Capture photos around the horizon first.
  • Then, slightly tilt the tablet up or down, keeping your tablet roughly in the same location.
  • Repeat the above process to capture several rows of photos (most devices will require five rows for a full sphere).
  1. Use either a real or an imaginary tripod.

  • If you're using an imaginary tripod, rotate or tilt the tablet while you move around it, rather than you rotating the tablet around you.
  • Using a real tripod is not essential, but can be especially helpful when indoors, in darker environments, or when capturing imagery that includes objects less than 30 feet away.
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Take a Panoramic Photo

Panorama mode lets you create a single wide image by panning slowly across a scene.

  1. To open Camera, touch the Camera icon on the Home screen or tap Apps > Camera

  2. From Camera's main screen, touch the current mode icon and then the Panorama icon.

  3. Frame one side of the scene you want to capture, for example, one end of a bridge.

  4. Touch the blue button, and slowly start panning across the area you want to capture. A small white square appears inside the button while your shot is in progress.

    If you’re panning too quickly, you see the message Too fast.

  5. When you reach the end of your shot, touch the button again.

    The panorama appears immediately, and Camera displays a progress indicator while it saves the image.

To view your most recent panoraomic photo, swipe left on the main camera screen.

To share a panoroma that you're viewing in Gallery, touch the Share icon and select a sharing method.

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