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You can seek out and take photographs of Pokémon in their native environments in the New Pokémon Snap game, only for the Nintendo Switch system. Here are a few tips to help you capture your favorite moments.


You can look in different directions – even behind you

As a Pokémon photographer, you’ll be on the lookout for crucial moments to capture. You never know which moments you might miss, so you’ll want to look all around you. To control the camera, you can simply tilt your system or controller in the direction you want to look.


You can try to lure in Pokémon for a photo-op

Pokémon photographers keep plenty of helpful items on hand to help capture their subjects’ attention. But what works for one Pokémon might not necessarily work for another! You can try throwing some Fluffruit, tossing an Illumina Orb, or playing a melody to see how each Pokémon reacts.


You can scan spots to analyze unusual things or uncover paths

The scan function on your research camera lets you analyze unusual things in your surroundings. It can also help uncover paths you’d otherwise pass right by! Some Pokémon may even react to the scan’s sound and signal. With tools like these, you’ll be capturing photos of surprising Pokémon behaviors before you know it.


You can seek out surprises in each area you research

As you continue to research an area, your research level there will increase. When your research level increases, you may get to witness other Pokémon or access new routes. Who knows? Maybe your research will uncover the mystery behind the mystifying Illumina Pokémon!


You can edit your shots to create photos you'll treasure

When you’re about to save a photo to your in-game album, you can adjust the brightness, blur, zoom, and more. You can even adjust a photo’s focal point, so that a Pokémon is framed in the center. Once you’ve got some photos saved to your album, you can add stickers, frames, and filters via the photo-editing


ESRB Rating: Everyone