How to Use Video Camera - Samsung Galaxy Mega

How to Use Video Camera - Samsung Galaxy Mega
How to Use Video Camera - Samsung Galaxy Mega

Learn how to use video camera on your Samsung Galaxy Mega. There are many different camera modes that you can use to help optimize your photos depending on the conditions and your experience.

In addition to taking photos, the camera also doubles as a camcorder that also allows you to record, view, and send videos.

Note: The camera may not be able to properly record videos to a memory card with a slow transfer speed.

Shooting Video

Note: When shooting video in direct sunlight or in bright conditions, it is recommended that you provide your subject with sufficient light by having the light source behind you.

  • From the main Home screen, tap Camera to activate the camera mode.

  • Using the cameras main display screen as a viewfinder, adjust the image by aiming the camcorder at the subject.

  • Before you take a video, use the Volume control buttons to zoom in or out. You can magnify the video up to x4 (400 percent).

  • Tap the Video key ( ) to begin shooting video. The red light will blink while recording.

  • You can tap the screen to move the focus to the area you touch target area.

  • To capture an image from the video while recording, tap . This feature is not available while the anti-shake feature is activated.

  • Tap the Pause key ( ) to stop the recording and save the video file to your Camera folder.

  • Tap the Stop key ( ) to stop the recording and save the video file to your Camera folder.

  • Once the file has been saved, tap the image viewer, then tap to play your video.

  • Press Back Key to return to the viewer.

Viewing your Videos

  • After you take a video, you can access various options from the Image Viewer. The Image Viewer uses your Gallery and the Video player.

MODE

  • From the camera viewfinder, tap the Mode button to change the mode to one of the following:

  • Auto: Automatically adjusts your camera to optimize color and brightness. This is the default setting

  • Beauty face: Use this to take photos with lightened faces for gentler images.

  • Best photo: Use this to take multiple photos in a short time, and then choose the best photos among them. Press the Shutter button to take multiple photos. When Gallery opens, tap and hold thumbnails of photos to save, and then tap Done.

  • Continuous shot: Use this to take pictures continuously at a rate of 3 per second. You can take up to 20 continuous pictures at a time.

  • Best face: Use this to take multiple group shots at the same time and combine them to create the best possible image. Press the Shutter button to take multiple photos. When Gallery opens, tap the yellow frame on each face, and choose the best individual face for the subject. After choosing a pose for each individual, tap Done to merge the images into a single photo, and tap Save.

  • Sound & shot: Use this mode to enrich pictures by adding background sounds for a few seconds. The background sound is recorded for up to 9 seconds after taking the photo.

  • Rich tone (HDR): Use this to take photos with richer colors and contrasts.

  • Panorama: Use this to take wide panoramic photos. Press the Shutter button to take a photo, and then move the camera in any direction. When the blue frame aligns with the preview screen, the camera automatically takes another shot in the panoramic sequence. To stop shooting, press the Shutter button again.

  • Sports: Use this to take fast action photos.

  • Night: Use this to take photos in low-light conditions, without using the flash. Press the Shutter button to take multiple photos. Photos are automatically merged into a single photo.

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