Turn On or Off Video Camera Framing Grids on Microsoft Lumia 535

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Hello, and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to turn on or off the different framing grids when using the video camera in the Lumia Camera application on a Microsoft Lumia 535.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on the right-hand side of the phone.
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    Once the phone has been activated, the lock screen will appear.
    Swipe the lock screen up to enter the home screen.
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    Find and press the Lumia Camera tile on the home screen to open the application.
    It is a purple tile with a picture of a white camera on it. If it is not pinned to the home screen, swipe the screen to the left, and locate it in the "Apps" menu.
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    Once in the application, switch to video mode.
    Press the icon of the video camera inside of the circle at the bottom of the screen to switch to video mode.
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    Once in video mode, go to settings.
    Press the ellipses icon located at the bottom-right corner of the screen to bring up the menu.
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    Press "settings", located at the bottom of the menu.
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    Once the settings are loaded, press the box below "Framing grids".
    There are a number of options, including "rule of thirds", "golden ratio", "crosshairs", "square" and "off". Each one of these options will select a different framing grid. A framing grid is a set of lines that helps users to position and frame a photo. All of these different options have different uses. They have very distinct abilities and can help you take very different photos. Select one based on the situation. Some of these work better for portraits, and some work better for landscapes. They help frame a subject or scene. To select one, just press down on it. In the example, "rule of thirds" is selected. A new framing grid will appear on the screen in camera mode.
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    Press the white arrow located at the bottom of the phone to go back to the camera.
    In the example, there is a grid on the camera screen. It appears faint because of the white background. There are four lines; two vertical and two horizontal, creating a grid of nine distinct sections. This allows you to frame subjects or points of interest. This gives you a different angle and helps to frame pictures better in order to create better photos.
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    To turn the framing grids off, follow the same process.
    Press the ellipses icon to go to the menu.
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    Press "settings" again.
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    Press the box located under "Framing grids" and select "off", or choose a different framing grid.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to turn on or off the different framing grids when using the video camera in the Lumia camera application on a Microsoft Lumia 535.
    If you have any questions or comments about this video or about the application itself, then please leave them in the comment section below, and we shall answer them for you.
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