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Use Galaxy Note8's Dual Camera Like a Pro

Take the most crisp and clear shots imaginable with Galaxy Note8's dual camera. Its telephoto camera has 2x optical zoom for a closer look with stunning detail and clarity. Both cameras also have optical image stabilization (OIS), so your photos always come out perfectly steady, even with camera shake. From landscapes, to group shots, to selfies, the dual camera on your Note8 makes the perfect shot just a snap away.

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Different Ways to Open the Camera

Did you walk outside and spot a gorgeous rainbow? You don't have to waste time fumbling for the Camera app when you use Quick Launch options. Read on to learn all the different options for catching that perfect shot before it disappears.

  • Quick Launch: Double press the Power key. The first time you use Quick launch, you can choose to Turn Off or Keep On.

  • From Lock Screen: From the Lock screen, swipe the Camera icon in any direction.

  • From Home Screen: From the Home screen, touch Camera.

  • From Apps: Swipe up or down to access Apps and then touch Camera.

Get Ready for Your Close-up

Access Camera modes by swiping to the right from the Camera view finder.

When you want a tight shot, the dual camera on your Note8 delivers. Zoom in for incredible high-definition detail without losing clarity. To take awesome close ups, select Pro mode and let the dual camera do all the work for you. Keep your hands steady and shoot! Use the available tools to manually set your settings just the way you want.

Capture it all with Panorama

Access Camera modes by swiping to the right from the Camera view finder.

Create a linear image by taking pictures in either a horizontal or vertical direction. Perfect for catching a sunset or rainbow, or when you want to look extra tall! All you need is a great landscape that extends to the edges of the horizon or amazing architecture with great details that you want to capture.

Time to Create Some Art

Access Camera modes by swiping to the right from the Camera view finder.

Create your own time lapse video by setting your phone on Hyperlapse. The camera alternates the number of shots per second by slowing down then speeding up again—also known as the frame rate. It does all the work for you! The frame rate is automatically adjusted depending on the scene being recorded and the phone’s movement. Perfect for catching those ocean waves at the beach, or falling rain.

Start that Food Blog

Access Camera modes by swiping to the right from the Camera view finder.

Don’t hide a stunning dish from the camera. Make food look even tastier simply by changing to Food mode right from the Camera app. Add radial blurs around your food or even add warmth to your photo by adjusting the color temperature.

360 Spotlight

Access Camera modes by swiping to the right from the Camera view finder.

You have an amazing sculpture in front of you and you just have to capture it from all angles. Never miss an angle with Virtual shot. Your phone will take a series of pictures as you circle around an object. Now, you'll be able to view that sculpture anywhere you want, when you want, from all angles!

Bring on the Bokeh

Access Camera modes by swiping to the right from the Camera view finder.

Get depth-of-field in your shots and put your subject in the spotlight when you use Live Focus to blur out the background of your photos. You can even adjust the level of blur to get your perfect shot without all the fancy techniques.

Snap Outside the Frame

Access Camera modes by swiping to the right from the Camera view finder.

While you're concentrating on capturing your buddy's ukulele performance, Dual Capture photographs what's happening outside the frame. That way you get to see the action just outside your view, so you can catch your friends enjoying the show in the photo. It's nice to see things from a new perspective. Capture a moment using Live Focus and view the photo from Gallery. Swap between CLOSE-UP and WIDE ANGLE to view less or more.

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