There's a camera mode in Terraria (F1) that takes snapshots and allows you to capture a user-defined frame beyond what's viewable on the screen. Whenever I take screenshots this way, the moon doesn't show up (or the weather... rain does, but gray haziness doesn't). How do I use camera mode to capture the weather as well?

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    If the camera mode takes away the HUD you could use another screenshot software like the one built into Steam. – VanBuzzKill Dec 27 '17 at 17:04
  • @VanBuzzKill I’ve been using the Steam one, but what’s nice about the in-game one is that it can capture beyond the visible screen for bigger builds. – Tracy Fu Dec 28 '17 at 0:43
  • Perhaps there is a 3rd party software package available for what you’re after. There are plenty for editing the world, so it wouldn’t surprise me if there is one for doing what you’re after. – George Willcox Dec 29 '17 at 14:23

You cannot capture the sun, moon or certain weather effects with the in-game camera mode. In the camera settings, there is a toggle for entities, but this only includes "living" things like the player, NPCs, monsters, and pets. You can also disable the entire background. The only way I can think of where you could make this partially work is if you took an image with the in-game camera, then took one with Steam (F12), and then edited the moon/sun into the image afterward. For weather this wouldn't work though. You could theoretically take multiple Steam screenshots and edit them together for that.

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