Chapter 18. Taking Photos and Videos

Camera phones are not a new phenomenon, but only recently have those cameras improved to the point that you can leave your point-and-shoot behind and still end up with decent photos. Not every phone is created equal when it comes to cameras, and the same is true for DROIDs. The DROID X sports a higher resolution camera than the DROID 2 or the DROID, but all three are capable of replacing your point-and-shoot in a pinch.

Whether you need to document work sites or scan bar codes, this chapter will get you up and running with Android photography. We'll discuss a few digital camera basics, like megapixels and image size. We'll also talk about how to adjust your camera for different lighting conditions, and how to ...

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