How to use Photo Mode in Dragon’s Dogma 2

How to use Photo Mode in Dragon’s Dogma 2
Images via Capcom

Written by 

Jack Roberts


22nd Mar 2024 07:00

It’s practically pivotal these days that the most gorgeous games have a photo mode so you can enjoy the hard work that has gone into creating the world, and Dragon’s Dogma 2 is no exception.

Whether you want to capture the moment you beat a particularly tricky boss or simply want to squint at the grandeur of the game, the Photo Mode options in Dragon’s Dogma 2 are bound to let you get creative.

How to access Photo Mode

To access Photo Mode in Dragon’s Dogma 2, all you need to do is pause the game and scroll down the menu until you reach the Photo Mode option.

Image showing you how to use Photo Mode in Dragon's Dogma 2
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Photo Mode will open with your characters paused during their current action, so if you’re sprinting away from (or hopefully fighting) a big beastie, then Photo Mode will pause the action for you.

All Photo Mode options

Image showing the various Photo Mode options in Dragon's Dogma 2
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There are an assortment of options for you to get creative with in Dragon’s Dogma 2’s Photo Mode, from filters to frames. Below, you’ll find all the options that are available to you:

Category Option
Camera Area of View
Depth of Field Blur
Focusing Distance
Focus Area
Blur (Short Range)
Blur (Long Range)
Blur (Overall)
Effects 1 Brightness
Bloom Strength
Effects 2 Filters
Filter Intensity
Lens Distortion
Lens Distortion Strength
Chromatic Aberration
Chromatic Aberration Strength
Frames and Logos Frame Type
Logo Type
Logo Position
Capcom Logo
Capcom Logo Position
Display Items Screen Filter
HUD Display

As you can see from my image above, you can add logos, an ambient filter and even a cinematic or 4:3 frame for that perfect Instagram photo - now all you need is a fitting caption.

That’s everything you need to get started with Photo Mode in Dragon’s Dogma 2. With any luck, you’ll capture some sweet shots, whether it’s a vibrant landscape or a troll snoozing by the river.

Head over to our Dragon's Dogma 2 homepage for more tips and tricks, including the best Thief build, how to climb on enemies, and how to revive people.

Jack is a Guides Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) & MA in English and Creative Writing, he was also the Gaming Editor for The Indiependent. When not pondering which game has the best cup of coffee (and drinking far too much of it himself), he can often be found playing Dead by Daylight, Street Fighter or making yet another build in Bloodborne.

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