Use Crosshairs Camera Framing Grid on Microsoft Lumia 535

Edited by Thor, Rushell, Eng

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to use the crosshairs framing grid when using the Lumia Camera on a Microsoft Lumia 535.



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 is activated, swipe the lock screen up to get to the home screen
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    Find the Lumia Camera tile
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    It has a purple background with a white image of a camera on it. If the Lumia Camera tile has not been pinned to the home screen, swipe left to find it in the Apps menu.
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    Once it has been located, press on Lumia Camera to open the application
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    Tap on the menu icon, which is the ellipsis, or three dots in a line, at the bottom right corner of the screen
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    Tap on "settings" at the bottom of the menu
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    In the middle of the "pictures" settings screen is "Framing grids"
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    Press on the text box below it.
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    Press on "crosshairs" to choose that option
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    To return to the camera, press the left white arrow at the bottom of the screen
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    Choosing crosshairs has created a frame with two perpendicular lines that cross in the middle
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    There is one vertical and one horizontal line. Using crosshairs allows the focus to center on one specific area or to frame an image based upon its centrality.
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    This image with a school of fish will be used for this demonstration
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    Position the central point of interest on the photo and put that in the center of the frame.
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    The objective is to get the four lines to cross through the image
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    The central point of the crosshairs should be right in the middle of the image.
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    Once the photo image is positioned, press the camera icon at the bottom of the screen to take a photo
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    This creates a very centralized image, and the crosshairs are pointing right at the center of the target. Then the four lines are dissecting the central point of interest.
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    This is a framing style that takes some practice
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    Try using this framing grid on different subjects to see the results. This will help you to understand the concept as well as improve your photographic skills. We have videos on how to use the other framing grids as well, so search for them on this website. This concludes our tutorial on how to use the crosshairs framing grid when using 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. Thank you for watching VisiHow. Goodbye.
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