PHOTO MODE IS one of Uncharted 4's greatest features, allowing users to take "snapshots" by quickly clicking both analog sticks, which can then be rotated, colorized, motion-blurred, and refocused to create an incredible range of effects. The greatest sub-feature of this feature, however, is the ability to remove yourself and others from a picture. The result is often a much stiller and stranger image than the standard gameplay shot, in which normally backgrounded items and scenery become the photo's new subject.
Here are a few side-by-side shots (contains minor later-game character and location spoilers):
Due to dynamic character sizing, sometimes the effect is barely noticeable:
And when vehicles and lighting effects come into play, the result can be either ridiculous or eerie, respectively: