Chapter 6: Playing with the Photos App

In This Chapter

check.png Importing photos from iPhone or a digital camera

check.png Viewing an album or individual photos

check.png Editing photos

check.png Organizing photos in Camera Roll

check.png Sharing and deleting photos

With its gorgeous screen, iPad is a natural for viewing photos. It supports most common photo formats, such as JPEG, TIFF, and PNG. With an iPad 2 or third-generation iPad, you can shoot your own photos using the built-in cameras (see Book II, Chapter 4, for more about using them) or sync your photos from iCloud or your computer, iPhone, or digital camera. You can also save images you find online to your iPad or receive them by e-mail, iMessage, or tweet.

After you have photos to play with, the Photos app lets you organize photos from the Camera Roll (called Saved Photos on iPad 1), view them in albums, one by one, or in a slideshow. You can also e-mail, message, or tweet a photo to a friend, print it, or use your expensive gadget as an electronic picture frame, all ...

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