To focus, press and hold the camera key halfway down. To take the
photo, press the camera key down fully.
Take a photo
Shoot sharp and vibrant photos – capture the best moments in your photo
If your phone has a camera key, to quickly switch the camera on when
your phone is locked, press and hold the camera key for a couple of seconds.
2. To zoom in, swipe up, and to zoom out, swipe down.
3. To focus the camera on a specific object, tap the object on the screen.
4. To take the photo, tap
Keep a safe distance when using the flash. Do not use the flash on people or
animals at close range. Do not cover the flash while taking a photo.
View the photo in full-resolution view
To view the photo you just took, tap
viewed in Lumia Camera.
Record a video
Besides taking photos with your phone, you can also capture your special
moments as videos.
2. To switch from photo to video mode, tap
3. To zoom in or out, slide your fingers apart or together.
4. To start recording, tap
5. To stop recording, tap
To view the video you just recorded, tap
Take photos that seem alive
Living Images capture a brief moment of video with every photo you take, so
they seem alive when you browse them in Camera Roll or Lumia Storyteller.
Make sure you have downloaded the latest version of the Lumia Camera app from
Lumia Camera >
2. Switch Living Images to on.
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. This full-resolution photo can only be
. The timer starts to run.
. The timer stops.
. The video is saved in Camera Roll.
, and swipe to photo.