How to Take Pictures with the Camera: Photo Mode | Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise)

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

What is the Camera?

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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

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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

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

Function Button
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To Album Buttons X.png
Adjust Angle R Analog.png
Adjust Position Keypad
Take Picture
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Zoom Out Buttons zL.png

Taking a Selfie

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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


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

New Sunbreak Camera Features

Features for Switch and PC

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

New Sunbreak Camera Features Controls
PC / Switch
Hide UI Feature

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PC Controller: Press R Analog
Buddies Face Camera
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PC Controller: Press LB
Face Camera
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PC Controller: Left Arrow D-Pad

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 Controls
Depth of Field
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PC Controller: Press RB
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PC Controller:
LB and RB to increase and decrease
Blur Range
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PC Controller: Press Y to increase and decrease the range.
Switch Filter
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Filters Used:
・Black & White
・Black & White (Cinema-style)
・Sepia (Cinema-style)
・Japanese style
・Warring Lands-style
PC Controller: Press X

Why Take Pictures?

Used to Accomplish Requests

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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!

Monster Hunter Rise Related Links

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New Silkbind Attacks and Switch Skills How to Switch Skill Swap
Village Facility Guides
Room Guide: Things To Do Inside Your Room Training Area Guide
Canteen and Food Skills Gathering Hub Guide
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Character Creation Guide List of Controls
Palico Guide Palamute Guide
Cohoot Guide List of Settings
Can I Change My Name? Can I Change Gender?
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Explanation of Hunter Stats Monster Stats Explained
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Affinity and Negative Affinity Monster Size and Effects
Abnormal Status and Elemental Blight Guide Buff Duration: How Long Do Buffs Last?
Weapon- and Armor-Related Guides
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Damage Types: Difference Between Sever, Blunt, Projectile Damage How to Use Weapon and Armor Designs
How to Change Armor Pigment How to Hide Armor Pieces
How to Upgrade Kinsects How Does Sharpness Work?
Gameplay Features
Wirebug Moves and Controls Silkbind Attacks
How to Lock-On and Target Settings Switch Skills Guide
Wyvern Riding Guide Turf Wars
What is the Rampage? Hunter Rank (HR) Guide
Unchangeable Appearance Features How to Fast Travel
Fishing Guide Quest Completion Rewards
How to Carry Eggs Respawn Timers
Melding Pot Guide Solo and Offline Play Guide
Crafting List How to Use Photo Mode
List of Lottery Prizes How to Save the Game
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Multiplayer and Co-op Guide Hunter Connect and Like Function
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