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Galaxy S6 , S6 edge and S6 edge+ Camera Tips

Galaxy S6 , S6 edge and S6 edge+ Camera Tips

By Samsung Australia,  11.09.2015.


The following tips from Samsung will help you get the most out of your Galaxy S6, S6 edge & S6 edge+ smartphone camera.

launch camera by double tapping the home button

Start up

Tip 1: Capture the element of surprise


Access your Galaxy S6, edge, or edge+ camera in less than a second by tapping the Home button twice in quick succession. It's the easiest way to capture the moment.

Tip 2: Where did you take that?


Add a Location Tag to your shots and you'll never forget those off the beaten track places.


To enable this feature:

Launch the Camera → Settings → Set Location Tags to 'On'.

Using your camera like a pro

Tip 3: Action shots on the move


Action shots are easier to take with Tracking AF, a new autofocus mode that tries to maintain focus on a pet, loved one (or anyone else), even if they're moving!


To enable this feature on your Galaxy S6, S6 edge, or S6 edge+:

Launch the Camera → Settings → Set Tracking AF to 'On'

using action shot to take with tracking af

Tip 4: Low light? Lo and behold!


The HDR feature makes this easy. HDR takes multiple shots (in varying light conditions), combining them to give you the single best possible image.


To enable this feature:

Launch the Camera Tap HDR at the top of your screen to 'HDR Auto' , 'HDR On', or 'HDR Off'

Easy captures

Tip 5: Take a photo or video just by talking!


Using Voice Control, you can say specific words to take photos or video, including: Smile, Cheese, Capture, Shoot, and Record Video*.


To enable this feature:

Launch the Camera → Settings → set Review Pictures to 'On'


*Performance of Voice Control function may vary depending on the language spoken and surrounding environment, including ambient noise.

use the volume buttons to take photos on your smartphone

Tip 6: Control your camera using volume buttons

Your Galaxy S6, edge, and edge+ smartphone camera gives you additional options for taking photos using the volume buttons. This suits both left and right handed users, who can programme the buttons to take pictures, or record video, or zoom in/out.


To enable this feature:

Launch the Camera → Settings → Volume Keys Function → Select Take Pictures, Record Video or Zoom

Selfies

Tip 7: Take selfies by waving your hand


This is ideal for larger group selfies (or 'groupies') because you can take the shot simply by waving your hand at the front camera! No need to strain for the button with your free hand (or someone else's).


To enable this feature:

Launch the Camera → Switch to the Front camera → Settings → set Motion Gestures to 'On'

taking selfie by waving hand
Take selfies using the heart-rate sensor

Tip 8: Take selfies using the heart rate sensor


Take timed selfies by holding your finger over the heart rate sensor on the back of your phone. 1 … 2… Smize!


To enable this feature:

Launch the Camera → Switch to the Front camera → Locate the Heart rate sensor on the back of your phone and hold a finger in front of it → Your selfie gets taken in about 2 seconds.

Review & edit

Tip 9: Review a photo as soon as you take it


Review Pictures enables you to automatically preview a picture you've just taken. You can retain or delete it from this preview.


To enable this feature:

Launch the Camera → Settings → Set Review Pictures to 'On'


Tip 10: Edit pictures


You can immediately edit pictures after you take them by tapping the image icon on the bottom right of your screen or by sweeping your finger across the screen from right to left. Remember you can also access and edit pictures from the Gallery.


To enable this feature:

- Tap the image you want to edit.
- Tap Edit from the menu at the bottom of the image
- Your editing options will appear, including Auto Adjust, Rotate, Crop, Photo Editor, and Collage

how to edit an image using galaxy s6 camera