How To Use Video Camera Settings – Samsung Galaxy S5

How To Use Video Camera Settings - Samsung Galaxy S5
How To Use Video Camera Settings - Samsung Galaxy S5

Learn how to use video camera settings on your Samsung Galaxy S5. This section describes the different settings that you can configure on your video camera. Not all of the following options are available in both still camera and video camera modes. The available options vary by mode.

  • From the viewfinder, tap Settings icon.

The following settings are available:

  • Picture size: Select a resolution for photos. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution photos take up more memory.
  • Burst shots: allows several photographs to be captured in quick succession by touching and holding the Camera button.
  • Picture stabilization: allows you to enable the stabilization feature to help adjust for jitter during picture taking.
  • Face detection: allows you to adjust the camera focus based on face detection technology.
  • ISO: determines how sensitive the light meter is on your digital camera. Choose from Auto, 100, 200, 400, or 800. Use a lower ISO number to make your camera less sensitive to light, a higher ISO number to take photos with less light, or Auto to let the camera automatically adjust the ISO for each of your shots.
  • Metering modes: allows you to set how the camera measures or meters the light source: Center-weighted, Matrix, or Spot.
  • Tap to take pics: allows you enable the ability to also take images by tapping on the screen.
  • Selective focus: automatically adjusts your pictures so that the objects you want are in focus.
  • Video size: select a resolution for videos. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution videos take up more memory. Highest quality is UHD (4K video)
  • Recording mode: select a resolution for videos. Choose from: Normal, Limit for MMS, Slow motion, Fast motion, or Smooth motion.
  • Video stabilization: activate or deactivate Optical Image Stabilization.
  • Audio zoom: enable the feature where the device can focus on an audio source that is not directly in front of the device.
  • Effects: provides access to pre-installed and downloaded effects. Default effects include: No effect, Vignette, Vintage, Faded color, Grayscale, Sepia, Tint, Turquoise, Cartoon, Fisheye, Moody, Oil pastel, Rugged, Download (additional effects), and Manage effects.
  • Flash: activate or deactivate the flash.
  • HDR: use this to take photos with richer colors and contrasts by merging images taken at different exposure levels.
  • Timer: Use this for delayed-time shots. You can set the timer to Off, 2 sec, 5 sec, or 10 sec.
  • Location tag: attach a GPS location tag to the photo. To improve GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the signal may be obstructed, such as between buildings or in lowlying areas, or in poor weather conditions. Your location may appear on your photos when you upload them to the Internet. To avoid this, deactivate the GPS tag setting.
  • Storage: select the memory location for storage.
  • Review pics/videos: set this option if you want to view each picture after you take it. Select a time value.
  • Remote viewfinder: activates/deactivates the feature that allows you to take pictures using the viewfinder of a Wi-Fi direct connected device.
  • White balance: Select an appropriate white balance, so images have a true-to-life color range. The settings are designed for specific lighting situations. These settings are similar to the heat range for white-balance exposure in professional cameras.
  • Exposure value: allows you to adjust the brightness level by moving the slider.
  • Guide lines: display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects.
  • Voice control: activates/deactivates voice control feature that allows you to verbally take a photo.
  • Reset: Reset the camera settings.

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