Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Top Tips For Good Photos

The Lumia offers his 20-megapixel camera 950 XL, a good technical basis for compelling photos. For perfect results, you can deal also with the software. We tell you a few tips which you produced more beautiful photos.

Quick Launch Of The Camera App

Often, spontaneous shots lead to the most beautiful photos. So with the Lumia 950 XL such snapshots you, before the subject is again disappeared or gone a serene situation out of sight, you can of course also quickly launch the camera app. Microsoft offers you two options, to make the camera of the Lumia 950 XL afloat ready for use.

Do you have the Phablet already in hand and unlocked, you need probably only two rapid finger movements to launch the camera app: opens the quick launch menu by your wipes from the top of the screen to the bottom, and then tap “Camera“. If the option is not displayed, you can add them to see “Extending”. Must you unlock the Lumia 950 XL yet, instead simply hold the camera button of the Smartphone. Should directly launch the camera app.

Loss-Free To Take Photos In DNG Format

You edited augenommene photos like later on the computer with the Lumia 950 XL then inclusion in a lossless file format could be offered for you. The Microsoft Phablet offers you the inclusion of photos in DNG format for this case. This, by the way, “DNG” stands for digital negative.

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Top Tips For Good Photos

Goes on to make a following photo shots with the Lumia stored 950 XL in DNG format, “camera |” … | Settings’ and select the mode here under “Image size for main camera” “JPG + DNG” from. You take photos a photo with the Lumia 950 XL, now it is stored in compact JPG format as well as in large DNG format. For viewing the DNG files on a computer, you can download the Adobe DNG Codex here and install. Observed when shooting DNG photos, that you have enough free space left over, because loss-free photos take up significantly more space than ordinary images.

Portrait Or Group Photo By Self Timer

Would you record a portrait of you or a group photo together with friends, the self-timer mode of Lumia is 950 XL. This is timed and raises the photograph independently after a delay specified by you.

Goes on to set the self timer, “camera |” … | Photo self timer “and”Delay”. On cell phone explorer, you can now set the time span, that lies between the start of the recording and the actual raising of the camera. Then, you need to position the camera is cheap and safe and then you go 950 XL before the lens of Lumia.


  • The camera of the Lumia can start very quickly 950 XL you in two ways. Either open the quick launch menu at the top of the screen and tap “Camera”, or you hold down the camera button of the Smartphone a moment
  • The Lumia 950 XL allows the inclusion of lossless DNG-format photos. Choose to set the camera to do this properly, see “camera |” … | Settings | Image size for main camera”the format” JPG + DNG “from. New photos are now stored both as compact JPG and lossless DNG format
  • See “camera |” … | Photo self timer “can be found the self-timer option of Lumia 950 XL, which is useful for portraits and group shots to see itself should be running. See “Delay” the amount of time can be adjusted, between pressing the shutter release button and the recording of the actual photos