Can I take a picture of a backlit screen? CircleBack Support Updated October 26, 2016 01:18 Follow Taking pictures on a computer screen yields poor results. Because of the refresh rate of the screen and the backlight, is it much simpler to use the Copied Text feature. Related articles How do I sync additional devices (including non-iOS)? Blurry Images Email Signatures and On-Screen Text Shadows and Proper Lighting What is SmartOCR? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.