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Instagram introduces Focus mode for shooting portraits

Instagram introduces Focus mode for shooting portraits

After detecting, the Focus camera format highlights the persons in the shot while blurring the background, to create a portrait mode-like shot.

There's a new camera feature on Instagram that is bound to change the way you take portraits of you and your friends. You can do this by either swiping inward from the left side of Instagram or by tapping on your avatar in the Stories section.

When you open the camera, you'll see "Focus" between "Boomerang" and "Superzoom" under the record button. Apart from emoji patterns and sticker-enhanced selfies, the Instagram Nametag feature will also work with a plain Instagram purple gradient as the background, and the username placed in the centre. Instagram told TechCrunch that it'll have more of these details available in the future. The new Focus Portrait Mode is now available on selected Android devices as well as iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S Plus and other iPhones. Users would then be able to share this image or video on their Stories or posts with stickers, texts or filters like any other regular picture. The points which are enlisted below help you out to get started with the new Portrait Mode in Instagram application. Instagram says Focus can be used on both rear and front cameras, as well as on video mode.

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As for the Android devices, the team has confirmed that the updated feature will be available on a few Android devices and these select models haven't been specified so far. Initially they refused to do so, but after more discussions, Zuckerberg convinced them and the Instagram Stories features was rolled out in 2016. There's no option to tap-and-hold to save photos, and the only real way is to screenshot your feed and crop it.

Recently, the company added two new features, called focus and mention stickers.


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