Top 5 Google Pixel 2 Camera Tips and Tricks

The Google Pixel 2 Camera is one of the best camera smartphones this year. If you want to take great and exceptional photos, try our Pixel 2 Camera tips and tricks.

One of the best features that Google Pixel 2 has is the camera. Pixel 2 Camera is also one of the best reasons why you should buy this smartphone from Google.  On paper, the 12-megapixel f/1.8 unit looks common. However, when you use it to capture images, you will be amazed at how it delivers beautiful and detailed photos compared to its rival phones.

In this article, we bring you top 5 tips and tricks to maximize your camera photo shooting experience using the Pixel 2.

Pixel 2 Camera Tips and Tricks

1. Look for Better Lighting

You can always adjust the lighting features of Pixel 2 Camera. However, the quality of your pictures will always depend on the lighting location of the image you’re trying to capture. The only best thing you could do to capture a great image is to look for better lighting area. In addition, you should consider the time of the day when you take outside images.

For example, when you capture an image during the midday or in a very bright morning, make sure to adjust the orientation of your camera. Also, put your subject under shade so the lighting won’t distract them. When you do this, you’ll have more saturated photos and will prevent extra bright images.

2. Getting Closer using Portrait Mode

One of the best camera features of Google Pixel 2 is the Portrait Mode. Portrait mode is run by a machine learning and computational photography.

In order to maximize portrait mode feature, you have to keep in mind that great portraits result from taking closer pictures. Less distance from your camera to your subject means better portrait images. When you do this method, your captured image will have amazing blur effects made by the portrait mode feature.

3. Avoid using Flash

The Pixel 2 Camera works great in low light and night light. This means, there’s no need to use the flash unless it’s necessary. Turning on the flash will just create bad quality images, so remember to turn it off when not in need. You can locate the flash icon at the upper right corner of your camera screen.

4. Use the Pixel 2 Camera Grid Lines

In photography, there is a rule of third that you must follow to create better pictures. In Pixel 2 Camera, you can turn on the grid lines and use it to follow the rule of third in taking images.

The first thing you should do is pick the 3×3 grid lines. Place your subject where the grid lines meet.  Doing this will improve your composition.

5. Use Retouching Features

This retouching feature is best for selfie pictures. If you want to magically remove all the blemishes on your face and improve your skin tone, use retouch.

When you switch to the front camera, the retouching icon will automatically appear in the upper part of your screen. You have an option to turn it off or on.