Psychonauts 2: How to Unlock Photo Mode and Filters

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You won't have access to photo mode for a little while in Psychonauts 2. It's tied to a gadget that you can pick up from Otto at his Lab, which is located in the Quarry area. Let's take a look at how you can unlock Photo Mode in Psychonauts 2, and some info on using it.

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Psychonauts 2: How to Unlock Photo Mode

To unlock photo mode in Psychonauts 2 you will first need to unlock the Quarry area. You'll be shown it after having completed the casino mission, and can access it by heading down into the HQ lobby from the Atrium. Head to Otto's lab, pictured below, and speak to Otto.

Otto's Lab in Psychonauts 2

Otto will let you know that he has some gadgets that can be loaned out. One of them enables photo mode. You'll have these in your inventory now, and can activate photo mode in the real world and the dream world.

There's a Scavenger Hunt to be completed while playing through Psychonauts 2. Visit our Walkthrough for tips on finding all 16 items.

How to Use Photo Mode

To use photo mode, just hold right on the d-pad after having received the gadgets from Otto. This will bring up the photo-mode menu, where you can position and take screenshots. At first, you will have the option to pose Raz, and turn the camera.


How to Add Filters

There are filters that can be added to the Otto-Shot camera. You'll need to buy them first, from the Otto Shop stands. There's one in the Atrium. Filters can be found in the Items menu.


That's all you need to know about using photo mode in Psychonauts 2. For more help with the game check out our look at unlocking Narrow Slot Doors. Elsewhere there's our guide on using blue dark thought grapple points.