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Sprint Product Ambassadors - Auto Awesome on my Galaxy Note III

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With Google's new introduction of Auto Awesome your photos will always look better with no effort. Google + users are getting a free benefit from having auto backup switched on for your photos to be uploaded and adjusted for the best result. This service still keeps the original photo in case you don't agree the change that Auto Awesome has made. Below is straight from Google's website on what exactly the service includes. I have also attached a few photos to my trip back home to Indiana of the amazing fall atmosphere. All of these photos were taken from my Galaxy Note III. This camera quality still amazes me every time.

Auto Awesome photos & movies

Auto Awesome creates fun new versions of your photos and videos. Your photos will be combined into short animations, wide panoramas, or merged into group shots where everyone looks good. You'll know when an Auto Awesome photo or movie has been created by the icon.

Auto Awesome photo effects

Eraser - If you take a sequence of 3 or more photos in front of a structure or landmark with movement in the background, Eraser will give you a photo with all the moving objects removed. It's helpful for those situations when you’re trying to get a great shot of a landmark or other crowded place, but want to avoid including all of the people in the background of your photo.

Action - Take a series of photos of someone moving (dancing, running, jumping) and Auto Awesome will merge them together into one action shot where you can see the full range of movements in a single image, capturing the movement in one captivating still.

Pano - If you've taken a series of photos with overlapping landscape views, Auto Awesome will stitch these photos together into a panoramic image.

HDR - High Dynamic Range is the process of taking multiple exposures of the same image. By merging these images together, your photos will achieve a greater range of shadows and light. Uploading three similar images at different exposures--low, medium, and high exposure--will create an HDR image for you.

Motion - If you've taken a series of photos in succession (at least 5), Auto Awesome will stitch these photos together into a short animation.

Smile - If you've taken a few group photos, Auto Awesome will choose the best shots of each person in your image and merge them into one great looking photo.

Mix - If you've taken a series of portraits sharing similar background elements, Auto Awesome will compile these photos together into a photobooth style grid. Mix is meant to showcase portrait photos taken with similar backgrounds in time, so it works best with close-ups of faces.

Auto Awesome movies

You can create Auto Awesome movies from the Google Photos app for Android, which are short films created automatically by editing together the videos and photos you capture around an experience. Choose the photos and videos you wish to make into an Auto Awesome movie, and let Google do the rest. You can change the theme, style, background music, or even remove, shorten, or re-order scenes. After your movie is created, you can choose to share or save it. Auto Awesome movies are currently only available for some devices running Android 4.3 and up, including the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 10, HTC One, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Moto X, and Moto DVX.

Turn Auto Awesome on or off

Auto Awesome is on by default. To re-enable or disable Auto Awesome:

Open Google+. Place your cursor in the top left corner for the Google+ main menu. Click Settings > uncheck the box next to "Create awesome new images from photos in your library."


Disclaimer: The Product Ambassadors are Sprint employees from many different parts of the company that love technology. They volunteer to test out all sorts of Sprint devices and offer opinions freely to the Community. Each Product Ambassador shares their own opinions of these devices, therefore the information in this post does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Sprint. The PAs are not corporate communications, CARE, technical support, product management or product marketing and should not be expected to respond to Community members in the capacity of any of these roles

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