(Note: For "Part 1" of the LG Optimus G Pro Camera Tutorial –containing burst shot, time catch, panorama instructions and more- click this link)

Accessing the Camera Settings Menu

  1. While on the home screen, tap the "Camera" icon
  2. Press the "Settings" icon, depicted as a cog / gear
  3. Select the setting you wish to change (flash, brightness, image size etc)
  4. Change the settings as you desire then press the "Back" key to close the menu

Capture Photos in HDR Mode

HDR(High Dynamic Range) allows you to capture images at a greater dynamic range between the darkes and lightest areas of the image

  1. Access the camera app
  2. Tap the "Shot mode" icon located at the top-mid section of the display (in portrait mode)
  3. Select "HDR" and confirm by pressing "OK"
  4. Tap the "Camera" icon to capture an image

Capture Photos in "Beauty Shot" Mode

"Beauty Shot" mode uses certain algorithms in order to automatically smooth out facial skin.

  1. Tap the "Camera" icon on the home screen
  2. Press the "Shot mode" icon
  3. Select "Beauty Shot" and confirm by tapping "OK"
  4. Start capturing by pressing the "Camera" icon

Enabling "Cheese Shutter" Mode

With "Cheese Shutter" enabled, you can capture photos / activate the shutter by using your voice. To enable this option:

  1. Go to your camera app
  2. Tap the "Voice" icon located at the top-right corner of the screen (in portrait mode)
  3. Confirm by pressing "OK"
  4. In order to capture a photo by using your voice, speak one of the following voice commands: "Cheese", "Kimchi", "Smile", "Whisky" or "LG"

Setting a Photo as Your Background

  1. While on the home screen, press the "Menu" capacitive key on your device
  2. Tap the "Home screen settings" option
  3. Select "Wallpaper", then "Gallery"
  4. Tap the desired album, browse through your photos and tap the one that you wish to make your phone's background
  5. A "Crop box" will appear. Drag and resize the crop box as you desire
  6. Confirm your selection by pressing "OK"

Transferring Photos From Your Optimus G Pro To Your Computer

  1. Connect your LG Optimus G Pro to your PC by using the microUSB cable that came with your smartphone
  2. Once connected, a "USB connection type" menu should have appeared on your smartphone's display. Select "Media sync (MTP)"
  3. On your PC, go to "Start" and click on "Computer". In the list of devices, double click on your smartphone (it could be detected as a "Removable Disk")
  4. Drag the files you wish to copy from your smartphones, to your computer

See More: Use Various LG Optimus G Pro Camera Features – Part 2 (Additional Modes and Transfer Photos to PC)