How to use The Witcher 3 Photo Mode

It's easy to use Photo Mode!

One feature in The Witcher 3's next-gen update is a Photo Mode function, which allows users to take detailed screenshots. However, using Photo modes tends to differ between games, and the Witcher 3 is no different.

How to use Photo Mode in the Witcher 3

If you want to use Photo Mode in The Witcher 3 to take excellent screenshots, you must press a specific key or buttons. On PC, the key you must press to activate Photo Mode is the U key. However, for you console players out there, you must press LS and RS at the same time. After pressing whatever button or key, Photo Mode will activate and pause the game. After activating Photo Mode, you can use it in the Witcher 3 to take detailed screenshots utilizing an array of filters and different settings. You can use any setting by selecting an option and using either the DPAD on a controller or the keyboard and mouse. Use your system's controls to increase or decrease option sliders or toggle specific filters on or off. The following are all options and settings that players can change while using Photo Mode:

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  • Camera
    • Fov
    • Tilt
  • Depth of Field
    • Autofocus
    • Aperture
    • Focus Distance
  • Effects
    • Exposure
    • Contrast
    • Highlights
    • Temperature
    • Saturation
    • Chromatic Aberration
    • Grain
  • Overlay
    • Vignette

How to disable the UI in Witcher 3 Photo Mode

If you want to disable the UI while trying to take pictures in Witcher 3 Photo Mode, you must press a specific key. On PC, you must select the Tab key, and on consoles, you press the analog stick down.

For more on the Witcher 3, we at Pro Game Guides have you covered with guides like How to show FPS counter in Witcher 3 and How to get the Dol Blathanna and White Tiger Gear for The Witcher 3.

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