Chapter 13

Everyone Say “Cheese!”

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Understanding the Camera app

check Taking a picture or recording video

check Recording yourself

check Activating the flash

check Including yourself in a photo

check Changing resolution and quality

check Controlling the location tag

I have no idea why people say “Cheese” when they get their pictures taken. Supposedly, it’s to make them smile. Even in other countries, where the native word for cheese can’t possibly influence the face’s smile muscles, they still say their word for cheese whenever a picture is taken. Apparently, it’s a tradition that’s present everywhere.

Alexander Graham Bell never thought anyone would utter “cheese” around his invention. That’s because the notion of integrating the phone with a camera didn’t occur until just before his death. Folks had to ...

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