Peter Parker may be a web-swinging hero, but he’s also skilled with a camera. As a result, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 allows you to take photos of anything that catches your eye in New York.
There are also a number of side quests in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 that task you with taking snaps of points of interest, such as children playing with a Captain America frisbee.
Taking these photos will earn you experience points, which can eventually result in skill points for unlocking or upgrading skills. Plus, taking photos of strange-looking events allows you to share the moment with friends on social media.
But how do you actually take photos in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2? With so many different controls to remember it can be easy to forget, so we’ve created this step-by-step guide to help you out.
What you’ll need
- Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
The Short Version
- Swipe up on the DualSense touchpad
- Hold down L2 to focus on the subject
- Press R1 to take the photo
- Admire your new snap
Swipe up on the DualSense touchpad
Once you’ve found the perfect angle for your shot, swipe up on the DualSense’s touchpad to activate the camera.
Hold down L2 to focus on the subject
Hold down on L2 will zoom in on your target, and enter a first-person perspective of Spider-Man.
Press R1 to take the photo
Once your subject is in focus and you’re happy with the shot, press R1 on the to-right edge of the PS5 controller.
Admire your new snap
After releasing L2, you’ll see your newly taken photo pop up on the screen. Marvel at your masterpiece.
Yes, there’s a separate Photo Mode in the game that allows you to take a photo of Spider-Man and his surroundings. This mode isn’t required for in-game missions, but is still useful to get stills of Peter and Miles in the middle of a fight. You can access this mode by pressing the Options button on the PS5 controller.