Creative effect You can apply different effects on your photos or videos. For example, you can add a Nostalgic effect to make photos look older or a Sketch effect for a more fun image. Sweep Panorama You can take wide-angle and panoramic photos from the horizontal or vertical direction in an easy press-and-sweep motion. To take a panoramic photo 1 Activate the camera. 2 Tap , then select . 3 To select a shooting direction, tap . 4 Press the camera key and move the camera slowly and steadily to the direction of movement indicated on the screen. Timeshift video You can record video at the high frame rate of 120 frames per second and then apply effects so that you can play back parts or all of the video in slow motion. Face in picture You can use the Face in picture mode to turn on the front and main cameras at the same time, so you can take a photo of yourself together with the subject. Multi camera mode Multi camera mode lets you take a photo that combines images from two different angles and devices. You see two images in the camera viewfinder of your device – one from your own camera and one from a connected Xperia™ device or a Sony camera that supports NFC and Wi-Fi Direct™ technology. You can then edit what you see in the viewfinder before taking a photo. So if you’re at a concert venue, for example, and you want to capture a photo that combines a view of the band from one angle and the audience from another, you can use Multi camera mode for the best effect. 92 This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.
You can set up Multi camera mode using NFC, which launches the pairing of the two devices using Wi-Fi Direct™ technology. To use Multi camera mode 1 Turn on the NFC functions on both devices that you want to connect. 2 Activate the camera on your device. 3 Tap , then select . 4 On the screens of both devices, tap . 5 Touch the NFC detection areas of each device to each other. Both devices should now connect using Wi-Fi Direct™ technology. 6 Once the devices are connected, two images appear in the viewfinder of your device – one from the viewfinder of your camera and another from the viewfinder of the connected device. 7 To edit the images in your viewfinder, tap . 8 Edit the images as desired. For example, you can tap and hold an image and drag it to the other side of the viewfinder to change the order. 9 When you are finished editing and are ready to capture the final combined image, tap Done > . Style Portrait You can use the Style Portrait feature to apply touch-up effects to portrait photos as you take them, to ensure the best results. You can also use the Magic beam setting to add a spotlight pattern for the eyes. To use the Style portrait feature 1 Activate the camera.
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