Chapter 4: Getting the Most Out of iPad Cameras and FaceTime

In This Chapter

check.png Looking good in photos

check.png Taking videos

check.png Working with your videos in iMovie

check.png Making video calls with FaceTime

With its gorgeous screen, especially the third-generation iPad with its Retina display, the iPad is a natural for viewing photos and videos. It supports most common photo formats, such as JPEG, TIFF, and PNG. You can shoot your photos and videos by using the built-in cameras in iPad.

If you like to play around with photos, you’ll enjoy the preinstalled app, Photo Booth, which provides some rather weird and wonderful effects that make your photos stand out.

If video is more up your alley, in this chapter, you also discover how to use the video cameras in iPad and edit videos with the popular iMovie app. For those who want to share video of themselves and their surroundings with others, I cover using the video cameras along with FaceTime to make video calls.

Working with Photos

iPad 2 and third-generation iPad come with cameras — two, to be exact. These cameras allow you to capture video and photos. ...

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