How to use a virtual camera to create pleasing screen grabs in computer games

How to shot virtual photography with your games console
(Image credit: Future)

Virtual photography has gained in popularity since the lockdowns when people found ways to fill the void left by empty streets and locked studios.

Photography modes in computer games are more complex than ever, with some offering the ability to control ISO, shutter speeds and aperture, but the fundamentals remain the same, including lighting, composition, focus and timing. 

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Alistair Campbell

Alistair is the Features Editor of Digital Camera magazine, and has worked as a professional photographer and video producer.