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Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus: How To Take Panoramic Pictures

It’s common by now for people to use their smartphone cameras on a day-to-day basis. After all, why wouldn’t you when you have a relatively decent digital camera in your pocket all day, every day? But do you ever feel like your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus Camera app can’t really capture an event in its entire glory? Is the sight before you just too big to fit into your Camera app’s frame? Do you wish you could have caught more on your lens from one snapshot? What you’re secretly dreaming of is actually a panoramic photo, and your smartphone actually includes this shooting mode. What it does is stitch several images together, composing a wider view of the same subject.

Does that sound cool? Of course it does, because it is. And if you want to take panoramic pictures with your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus Camera app, all you have to do is to follow some simple steps:

How to turn ON Panorama feature on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

  1. Launch the Camera app as usual.
  2. Touch and hold the MODE button from the bottom left corner of the app.
  3. Select the Panorama thumbnail from the context menu that will extend.
  4. Aim the camera lens at the subject you’re trying to photograph in the panoramic mode.
  5. Press the Shutter button and start moving the camera gradually in one direction.
  6. The display will show you an alignment box to guide you and help you make sure that the overall scene will be aligned.
  7. When you’ve reached the maximum width allowed–the equivalent of eight photographs–or you’ve simply photographed your entire target, the shooting in panoramic mode will end.
  8. The Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus Camera app will start putting the pieces together, stitching the images into a single, long image and composing the full panoramic photo.
  9. When it’s done, you can access it from the Photo Gallery app.

Now you know how to take panoramic pictures on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Share this article and spread the word if you want your friends to learn it too! And once you get the hang of the basics, you can start to experiment and get some really wild shots.

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David Williams

Feb 11, 2019

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