How to Use Photo Mode | Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

MH Rise Sunbreak - How to Use Photo Mode

This is a guide on how to use the Camera in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise): Sunbreak! Read on to learn more about the Camera and its Features!

What is the Camera?

MH Rise Sunbreak - Bombadgy grazing in the grass

The Camera has a similar function as the Surveyor Set in Monster Hunter World. Using the Camera, you can take pictures of flora and fauna, as well as anything your heart desires within the different locales in Monster Hunter Rise.

How to Use the Camera and Take Pictures

Finding the Camera

The Camera can be accessed by either your custom radial menu shortcuts or the action menu. It can be found within the same menu as the other actions you can take while perusing Kamura VIllage.

Taking a Picture

MH Rise Sunbreak - Photo mode

Within the HUD, you can see the buttons on the lower right side which indicate Controls while in Photo Mode. Above the controls is the total amount of space you have left in your Gallery as well the total amount of pictures you can still take!

The hollow square by the center is the Capture Field which will be the only thing included if you take your picture. Below the capture, the field is the Zoom Function which you can slide through with the ZR and ZL buttons. In the top right is to know the Current POV you are in.

Changing Camera View

First-person POV Cohoot View POV
MH Rise Sunbreak - Cohoot View

You can switch between the Character View which is a first-person POV or the Cohoot View for selfies by pressing the Left Stick.

Camera Controls

Nintendo Switch

Function Button
Cohoot View NSW - Left Analog Click
Exit MH Rise: Sunbreak - B
To Album MH Rise: Sunbreak - X
Adjust Angle MH Rise: Sunbreak - Right Analog
Adjust Position D-Pad
Take Picture MH Rise: Sunbreak - A
Zoom In MH Rise: Sunbreak - ZR
Zoom Out MH Rise: Sunbreak - ZL

PS4 and PS5

Function Button
Cohoot View MH Rise: Sunbreak - Left Stick Press
Exit MH Rise: Sunbreak - Circle Button
To Album MH Rise: Sunbreak - Triangle Button
Adjust Angle MH Rise: Sunbreak - Right Stick
Adjust Position D-Pad
Take Picture MH Rise: Sunbreak - X Button
Zoom In MH Rise: Sunbreak - R2 Button
Zoom Out MH Rise: Sunbreak - L2 Button

Xbox

Function Button
Cohoot View MH Rise: Sunbreak - Left Stick Press
Exit MH Rise: Sunbreak - B Button
To Album MH Rise: Sunbreak - Y Button
Adjust Angle MH Rise: Sunbreak - Right Stick
Adjust Position D-Pad
Take Picture MH Rise: Sunbreak - A Button
Zoom In MH Rise: Sunbreak - Right Trigger
Zoom Out MH Rise: Sunbreak - Left Trigger

Taking a Selfie

MH Rise Sunbreak - Cohoot Buddy Taking a Pic

You can take a selfie or group selfie with the help of your Cohoot buddy! Just change from Character View to Cohoot View in the Camera Controls. While in Cohoot View, you can do various gestures and poses before taking a picture.

What is a Cohoot?

Viewing Images

MH Rise Sunbreak - Gallery of Photos in-game

You can access your album of images either in-game or within your Switch Console's gallery.

New Sunbreak Camera Features

Features for All Consoles

New camera features are coming with the Sunbreak DLC for both the Switch and the PC! Check the table below to see the controls.

Hide UI Feature

Hide UI Feature
MH Rise: Sunbreak - Hide UI
Controller Controls
Switch MH Rise: Sunbreak - Right Analog Click
PS4 / PS5 MH Rise: Sunbreak - R3 Button
Xbox MH Rise: Sunbreak - Right Stick Press
PC Ctrl

Buddies Face Camera

Buddies Face Camera
MH Rise: Sunbreak - Buddies Face Camera
Controller Controls
Switch MH Rise: Sunbreak - L
PS4 / PS5 MH Rise: Sunbreak - L1 Button
Xbox MH Rise: Sunbreak - Left Bumper
PC Q

Face Camera

Face Camera
MH Rise: Sunbreak - Face Camera GIF
Controller Controls
Switch MH Rise: Sunbreak - Minus
PS4 / PS5 PS4 - Touchpad.png
Xbox MH Rise: Sunbreak - Options Button
PC Q

PC Exclusive Camera Features

There are even more camera features only for the PC! Add snazzy filters to make your photos look unique. Check the table below to see the controls.

PC Exclusive Camera Features PC Controls (Keyboard)
Depth of Field
MH Rise - Depth of Field.gif
Press E to turn it on or off.
Focus
MH Rise - Focus Camera Feature.gif
Press Q to decrease and E to increase.
Blur Range
MH Rise - Blur Range.gif
Cycle through the Blur Range by pressing X.
Switch Filter
MH Rise - Switch Filter Black & White.gifMH Rise - Sepia Filter Black & White.gifMH Rise - Japanese-Style And Warring Lands style Filter.gif
Filters Used:
・Black & White
・Black & White (Cinema-style)
・Sepia
・Sepia (Cinema-style)
・Japanese style
・Warring Lands-style
Press G to switch filters.

Why Take Pictures?

Used to Accomplish Requests

MH Rise Sunbreak - Rock Lizard on Camera

For certain Request Side Quests, such as Endemic Life: Rock Lizard, the hunter is tasked to use the Camera to take pictures, in this case of the Rock Lizard Endemic Life.

Certain in-game rewards require the completion of Requests, so be sure to register the Camera to your Radial Menu to be ready to take a picture when you need it!

Requests Guide and List of Requests

Spice Up Your Guild Card

Taking aesthetic images can greatly enhance the look of your Guild Card!

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