Control Your Shots with Director’s View on Galaxy S21 Series

Last Update date : Mar 10. 2021

Choose your angles and control your shots like a pro with Director’s View. Record videos with various angles by changing cameras.

You can view each camera’s scenes through thumbnails and change the scenes by tapping the thumbnails while recording a video.

Multi-camera standby

Capture more of your scene and tell a better story with the new video features. Like a creative movie director, you can simply switch between different views while shooting, and make a video with the front-facing camera and rear-facing camera simultaneously.

When shooting a group video during special occasions such as a birthday party or a monumental travel destination, you can record yourself while shooting a video of others at the same time.

You can view live thumbnails in various recording angles- Ultra Wide, Wide, Tele. Just tap the thumbnails to switch between camera lenses. 

Director's View

Note: Resolution for both rear and front is FHD 30fps. 

Vlogger mode

As Director’s View allows you to record from multiple camera lenses at the same time, dual recording with front and rear camera offers more options, especially for Vloggers. Dual recorded vlogs can add more fun and interaction to your content.

How to shoot Director’s View

Step 1. Go to Camera

Step 2. On the shooting modes list, tap MORE > DIRECTOR’S VIEW.

Change the screen mode

① Change the screen mode      ② Front camera view     ③ Camera thumbnail

Step 3. Select the camera thumbnail you want.

Step 4. If you want to change the screen mode, tap Change the screen mode icon on the upper right corner,

and select the screen mode you want in three types: PIP(Picture-in-picture), Split view and Single view. 

Change the screen mode

① PIP View

② Split View                         

③ Single View

Step 5. Tap Record button to record a video. You can change the camera while recording by tapping the thumbnail. If the thumbnail is hidden, tap Display button to display it.

Step 6. Tap Stop button to stop recording the video.

Find more camera information on the Galaxy S21 Series at 'The Next Level of Storytelling with the Galaxy S21 Series Camera' with Samsung Support.


Note: Device screenshots and menu may vary depending on the device model and software version. 

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