Take a photo

Shoot sharp and vibrant photos – capture the best moments in your photo album.

  1. To switch the camera on, press the camera key.
  2. Tap switch icon > Nokia Pro Camera.
  3. To zoom in, swipe up, and to zoom out, swipe down. To zoom in or out, place 2 fingers on the screen, and slide your fingers apart or together.
  4. To focus, press and hold the camera key halfway down.
  5. To take the photo, press the camera key down fully.

    Need to capture a moment quickly? To switch on the camera when your phone is locked, press and hold the camera key for a couple of seconds.

    Keep a safe distance when using the flash. Do not use the flash on people or animals at close range. Do not cover the flash while taking a photo.

To view the photo you just took, swipe right. Photos are saved in your Camera Roll in the Photos hub.

View the photo in full-resolution view

  1. To view the photo you just took, tap the round thumbnail next to view icon. This full-resolution photo can only be viewed in Nokia Pro Camera.

Take a photo without using the camera key

  1. To focus on a specific object or area, tap the object or area on the screen. Hold the phone still until the white square stops blinking.