Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 ($ 1,000 at Amazon.com) is an amazing device. Outside of the camera on the Note 9 is now worth making a picture of what it can and can not do. Note: It can do a lot.
From long slow motion videos to fancy effects for photos using both rear view cameras, there are plenty of features you should know to get the most out of the camera. Below are 13 of these tips just for you.
Note 9 can analyze photos during recording and try to detect common mistakes such as blurring or blinking people. If the photo is moved to the gallery, a notification will be displayed if a detected error informs you that you probably should resume the photo.
You can enable or disable error detection in the Camera Settings section] Super smo-mo length
Samsung's Super Slomo feature now lets you record longer clips. On the Galaxy S9 ($ 620 at Amazon.com) super slo-mo slowed the speed by 0.2 seconds. But with the grade 9 you can switch between 0.2 and 0.4 seconds. When using the Super SLO MO mode, switch between the two modes by tapping the 0.2 or 0.4 button.
Note, however, that 0.4-second clips are saved in standard quality while the 0.2-second clips are saved in high quality.
Turn Slo-Mo into a GIF
When you watch a slow motion video in the Samsung Gallery app, you can apply a few different effects and turn it into a GIF – if you know where to look.
While viewing the clip, tap the menu button then Details . The Super Slow Clips section creates a loop, reverse, and swing effect that comes to life when you interact with it.
View the clip with an effect by selecting it and saving it as GIF or video. 19659013] Single or multiple Super SLO MO acquisitions?
If you want to capture multiple Super Slow Motion clips in a long video, you can change the default setting from Note 9 to Multiple Takes in the camera's Settings app under Super Slow-mo > Multi-take .
A new feature for Samsung phones, the Scene Optimizer, uses Artificial Intelligence to accurately detect what you're taking a picture of, and tunes the camera accordingly. For example, the scene optimizer can tell you whether to take photos of flowers or animals or indoors, and adjust the background settings as needed.
You can enable or disable the feature in the Camera Settings section of Scene Optimizer and examples of how the feature affects certain types of photos.
Using S Pen as a Trigger
We have already coveredincluding using the S Pen as a remote trigger. So, if you press the S-pen button and the camera is open, a photo will be taken.
This is perfect for group photos or long exposures.
Set live focus
When you take a live focus photo, a blur effect is applied to the object behind the focus of the photo. You can either adjust the blur before taking the picture, or worry about it after shooting.
View the photo in Samsung's Gallery app and select Adjust Background Blur . Move the slider to the left or right.
In addition, the shapes you see directly above the slider are applied to photos that have lights in the background, and instead of the light bulbs, you can see their shape.
View and save a wide-angle shot
Another aspect of the live focus mode is that a close-up and a wide-angle image are captured simultaneously. However, if you view the photo, you may not realize that there are two different photos available.
View the shot in the Gallery app, and then tap the Wide Angle button at the top of the screen. You can then save the wider version by tapping the three-point symbol and then saving as a new file .
Move the Shutter
Another handy tip is that you can pull the trigger and place it in the Camera app anywhere on the screen. This makes it easier to take a picture when you need to hold the phone at a strange angle.
Adding and modifying camera modes
At the top of the Camera app, you'll find the various capture modes that are enabled by default on Note 9. There are a few extra modes that you can add in the settings.
Then open the camera's settings area. Select Edit Camera Modes . Next, select the front or rear camera. Enable any modes that are inactive, such as food or slow motion for the rear view camera. You can also drag the modes up or down to rearrange them.
The next time you use the camera, all the changes you make, such as Adding the food mode.
If you hold down the shutter button, the Note 9 captures multiple photos, and you can select the best of the burst in the Gallery app.
You can also use the same method to capture an animated picture GIF. Go to Camera Settings and select Hold down the camera key until > Create GIF .
Holding down the shutter button will save the final result as a GIF.
Switch quickly between cameras
Here's a quick, easy tip. To switch between the front and rear camera, swipe the viewfinder up or down. This will instantly switch between the cameras without having to search for a key.
In the bottom left corner of the camera browser is the Bixby logo. Tap to open Bixby Vision.
Bixby Vision is able to read and translate texts, identify items and, among other things, offer a place to buy. In the screenshot above, Bixby Vision identified the Lightning cable and offered suggestions for cables and adapters at Wal-Mart. Pretty cool.
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