Capture 3D photos and videos with a tap.

Take Photos

  • When you launch the app, you will open into Photo Capture Mode

  • Tap the white capture button to take a photo

  • Photos captured by the Lume Pad's Rear Stereo Camera will be in the LIF format (a type of JPEG), which will be viewable in Leia apps in 3D or anywhere else in 2D

Camera Switch

  • Tap the camera switch button to switch between the front and rear camera

Preview Image

  • Tap the Camera Roll Preview icon in the bottom right corner to view photos you've taken in LeiaCam in the LeiaPlayer app

Take Videos

  • Tap the Media Type Switcher button to change to video capture mode

  • Tap the white and red capture button to take a video

  • Videos captured in LeiaCam are saved in LVF format (a type of MP4), which will be viewable in Leia apps in 3D or anywhere else in 2D

LeiaCam Settings

Grid View

  • Tap the Grid Off button to turn on the rule of thirds grid

  • Rule of thirds is a common compositional technique that divides your frame into an equal 3x3 grid with two horizontal and vertical lines that intersect at four points

  • Place your subject on the left-third or right-third of the frame to create a pleasing composition


  • By default, the camera flash will be turned off

  • Tap the flash-off icon to view 3 options: flash on, flash off and auto-flash

  • Tap the lightning icon to turn flash on

  • Tap the lightning icon with an A to turn auto-flash on

Front and Rear Camera Differences

Rear Camera

Photos and videos from the Rear Camera are always captured in 3D in Leia Image Format and Leia Video Format, which are backwards compatible as 2D files on devices that aren't Lume Pad.

Rear Camera Photo Specs

  • Dual 16MP Sensors

  • f/1.8

  • Wide

  • Close-loop

  • AF

  • Depth map captured in real-time

  • Saved as LIF photo

Rear Camera Video Specs

  • 1600p 3D @30fps

  • Saved as an LVF video

Front Camera

Photos and videos taken with the Front 3D Camera will always be captured in 3D but will be backward compatible and viewable in 2D on all 2D devices.

Front Camera Photo Specs

  • Dual 13MP Sensors

  • f/2.0

  • Wide angle

Front Camera Video Specs

  • 1080p 3D @30fps

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