How To Use Camera – Nokia Lumia 2520

How To Use Camera - Nokia Lumia 2520
How To Use Camera - Nokia Lumia 2520

Learn how to use camera on your Nokia Lumia 2520. You can easily take photos or record videos with your tablet.

The Camera section includes how to:

  • take a photo

  • view photos

  • take close-ups

  • take night-time photos

  • increase the sharpness of photos

  • record videos

  • send a photo

  • copy photos to your PC

  • download lenses

Take a photo

  • To open the camera, press and hold the Camera Key.
  • To zoom in and out, place two fingers on the screen, and slide your fingers together or apart.
  • To focus, press the camera key halfway down. The focus is locked when the white rectangle stops blinking.
  • To take the photo, press the Camera Key.
  • To view the photo you just took, swipe right. Photos are saved to the camera roll in the Photos hub.

Take a photo without using the Camera Key

  • From the start screen, swipe left, and tap Settings icon.

  • Swipe to applications, and tap photos+camera > Tap screen to take pictures and videos.

Take a close-up

  • Tap . . . > photo settings . . . > Scenes > Close-up.

Take photos in the dark

Want to take better photos even in dim light? Use the night mode.

  • Tap . . . > photo settings . . . > Scenes > Night or Night Portrait.

Take a photo of a moving object

To capture the action with your phone, use the sports mode to take a sharper photo of moving people.

  • Tap . . . > photo settings . . . > Scenes > Sports.

Take a photo in bright light

To take better photos when theres bright light coming from behind your subject, use the backlight mode.

  • Tap . . . > photo settings . . . > Scenes > Backlight.

Take a self portrait

To take a self-portrait easily, use the front camera of your phone.

  • Tap Self Portrait icon.

Note: You can also take a photo when you write a message or email.

  • Tap Attach file > Camera icon.

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