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The Best Galaxy S8 Selfie Guide

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The Best Galaxy S8 Selfie Guide

The Best Galaxy S8 Guide
The Best Galaxy S8 Selfie Guide - Here the Galaxy S8 Plus Manual, we guide you to take the best selfie photo for self-portraits with the front camera complete with beautifull efect

The Best Galaxy S8 Selfie Guide

The Samsung Galaxy S8+ has a 12-megapixel camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing selfie cam.  A selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or camera phone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick. Selfies are often shared on social networking services such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. They are usually flattering and made to appear casual. Most selfies are taken with a camera held at arm's length or pointed at a mirror, rather than by using a self-timer. A selfie stick can be used to position the camera farther away from the subject, allowing the camera to see more around them. You can preview various Galaxy S8 beauty effects on the screen, here the best Galaxy S8 guide how to use selfie effecs:
  1. On the preview screen, swipe upwards or downwards, or tap camera to switch to the front camera for self-portraits.
  2. On the shooting modes list, tap Selfie.
  3. Face the front camera lens.
  4. When the device detects your face, tap the heart rate sensor on the back of the device to take a photo of yourself.
Alternatively, show your palm to the front camera. After recognising your palm, a countdown timer will appear. When the time is up, the Galaxy S8 will take a photo.
  • To use various shooting options for the front camera, tap gear settings→ Shooting methods, and then tap the switches to activate them.
Galaxy S8 Tutorial Using the Selfie Flash
When taking self-portraits with the front camera in low-light situations, the touchscreen can serve as a flash.
  • On the preview screen, tap repeatedly until you reach flash. When you take a photo, the touchscreen will flash.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Beauty Effects
Samsung Galaxy S8 Camera Effects

You can apply the Samsung Galaxy S8 camera effects and spotlight effect or modify facial features, such as your skin tone or face shape, before taking self-portraits. This feature is available only in Selfie mode.
  1. On the preview screen, tap .
  2. Select the options below to apply beauty effects to your face on the preview screen and take a photo of yourself.
Galaxy S8 Beauty Effects Options:
  1. Skin Tone: Make your skin appear brighter and clearer.
  2. Spotlight: Adjust the brightness and location of the spotlight. To set the location of the spot to highlight or to adjust the brightness, drag the adjustment bar towards the desired level.
  3. Slim Face: Adjust the face shape and make your face appear slimmer.
  4. Large Eyes: Make your eyes appear bigger.
  5. Shape correction: When your face is at the edges of the preview screen, it will appear distorted. Enable this option to correct your face shape. After shape correction, the background may appear slightly distorted.

Galaxy S8 Wide Selfie
Galaxy S8 Wide Selfie Tutorial

Take a wide self-portrait and include as many people in the photo as possible to avoid leaving
people out. Galaxy S8 Wide Selfie Tutorial:
  1. On the preview screen, swipe upwards or downwards, or tap to switch to the front camera for self-portraits.
  2. On the shooting modes list, tap Wide selfie.
  3. Face the front camera lens.
  4. When the device detects your face, tap the heart rate sensor on the back of the device to take a photo of yourself.
Alternatively, show your palm to the front camera. After recognising your palm, a countdown timer will appear. When the time is up, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will take a photo.
  1. To use Galaxy S8 various shooting options for the front camera, tap → Shooting methods, and then tap the switches to activate them.
  2. Slowly swivel the device left and then right or vice versa to take a wide self-portrait.
The Galaxy S8 Plus (S8+) and or S8 will take additional photos when the white frame moves to each end of the viewfinder window.

Galaxy S8 Selfie Tips:
  1. Make sure to keep the white frame inside the viewfinder window.
  2. The subjects should remain still while taking wide self-portraits.
  3. The top and bottom parts of the image displayed on the preview screen may be cut out of the photo depending on the shooting conditions.

Wide self-portrait with motion
You can take and view a wide self-portrait with motion.
  • When taking a wide self-portrait with motion, sound will not be recorded.
  • Depending on the shooting conditions, motion may not be saved.
Galaxy S8 Plus Manual Wide Selfie:
  1. On the wide selfie preview screen, tap to activate the motion feature and take a wide self-portrait with motion.
  2. On the preview screen, tap the preview thumbnail.
  3. Tap icon. The captured wide self-portrait will be played.
  4. Tilt the device or swipe on the screen to rotate the captured wide self-portrait.
  5. To save the wide self-portrait as a video file, tap SAVE VIDEO.

Camera Settings on Samsung Galaxy S8

On the preview screen, use the following Galaxy S8 quick settings. The available Galaxy S8 camera settings options may vary depending on the shooting mode and which camera is being used.
  1. HDR: Use this to take photos with rich colours and reproduce details, even in bright and dark areas. When HDR auto is selected, the device will automatically activate HDR mode, depending on the shooting conditions. When is selected, HDR mode will be activated. When HDR cross is selected, HDR mode will be deactivated.
  2. Multi focuses: Change the focus area. Multi focuses on several areas within the frame. Multiple rectangles will appear to indicate the focused areas. Centre focuses on the centre within the frame.
  3. O: Select a metering method. This determines how light values are calculated. Centre-weighted uses the light in the centre portion of the shot to calculate the exposure of the shot. Spot uses the light in a concentrated centre area of the shot to calculate the exposure of the shot. Matrix averages the entire scene.
  4. OA: Create motion panorama photos that can be played as videos. You can view the motion panorama photos at different angles by tilting the device or swiping on the screen.
  5. Frame: Select a frame rate.
  6. X: Activate or deactivate the flash.
  7. O: Focus on a subject inside the circular frame and blur the image outside the frame.

Galaxy S8 Camera Settings
On the preview screen, tap Gear option for Galaxy S8 Camera Settings. Some options may not be available depending on the shooting mode.

Galaxy S8 Rear Camera Menu Options
  1. Picture size: Select a resolution for photos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality photos, but they will take up more memory.
  2. Tap the Save RAW and JPEG files switch to set the device to save photos as uncompressed RAW files (DNG file format) in pro mode. RAW files retain all of a photo’s data for the best image quality, but they will take up more memory.
  3. When using this feature, each photo is saved in two formats, DNG and JPG. Burst shot photos are only saved as JPG files.
  4. Video size: Select a resolution for videos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality videos, but they will take up more memory.
  5. Tracking AF: Set the device to track and automatically focus on a selected subject. When you select a subject on the preview screen, the device will focus on the subject even if the subject is moving or you change the camera’s position.
    • When this feature is activated, you cannot use the Video stabilisation feature.
    • Tracking a subject may fail in the following conditions:
      • The subject is too big or too small.
      • The subject moves excessively.
      • The subject is backlit or you are shooting in a dark place.
      • Colours or patterns on the subject and the background are the same.
      • The subject includes horizontal patterns, such as blinds.
      • The camera shakes excessively.
      • The video resolution is high.
  6. Shape correction: Correct distortion in photos automatically.
  7. Timer: Select the length of the delay before the camera automatically takes a photo.

Galaxy S8 Front Camera Menu Options
  1. Picture size: Select a resolution for photos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality photos, but they will take up more memory.
  2. Video size: Select a resolution for videos. Using a higher resolution will result in higher quality videos, but they will take up more memory.
  3. Save pictures as previewed: Invert the image to create a mirror-image of the original scene, when taking photos with the front camera.
  4. Shooting methods: Select shooting options to use.
  5. Timer: Select the length of the delay before the camera automatically takes a photo.

Galaxy S8 Camera Common Menu Options:
Best Galaxy S8 Camera Settings
Best Galaxy S8 Camera Settings
  1. Motion photo: Set the device to take a video clip for a few seconds before tapping . This allows you to capture a moment you might have missed. To view the video, tap the preview thumbnail and tap . To capture a still image from the video clip, tap the screen to stop playback and tap CAPTURE.
  2. Video stabilisation: Activate anti-shake to reduce or eliminate blurry image resulting from camera shake while recording a video. When the tracking af feature is activated, you cannot use this feature.
  3. Grid lines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects.
  4. Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to the photo.
  5. GPS signal strength may decrease in locations where the signal is obstructed, such as between buildings or in low-lying areas, or in poor weather conditions.
  6. Your location may appear on your photos when you upload them to the Internet. To avoid this, deactivate the location tag setting.
  7. Review pictures: Set the device to show photos after capturing them.
  8. Quick launch: Set the device to launch the camera by pressing the Power key twice quickly. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
  9. Voice control: Set the device to take photos or record videos with voice commands. You can say “Smile”, “Cheese”, “Capture”, or “Shoot” to take a photo. To record a video, say “Record video”.
  10. Floating Camera button: Add a camera button that you can place anywhere on the screen. This feature is available only in Auto and Selfie modes.
  11. Volume key function: Set the device to use the Volume key to control the shutter or zoom in or out.
  12. Galaxy S8 Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.
  13. Contact us: Ask questions or view frequently asked question on Samsung Members.
Viewing Photo Albums Galaxy S8
You can view your images and videos sorted by folders or albums on Galaxy S8 Gallery. The animations or collages you have created will also be sorted in your folders on the albums list.
  • Launch the Gallery app, tap ALBUMS, and then select an album.
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