Chapter 8. How Do I Max Out My iPhone's Photo and Video Features?

How Do I Max Out My iPhone's Photo and Video Features?

Your iPhone is a perk-filled device, to be sure, and one of the best of those perks is that the iPhone moonlights as a digital media player. Not only have you got the music, podcasts, and audiobooks that I talked about in Chapter 7, but you've also got movies, TV shows, videos, photos, and even YouTube right there in the palm of your hand. So when you're tired of calling, researching, e-mailing, scheduling, and other serious iPhone pursuits, you can kick back with a photo slideshow or a video to relax. However, your iPhone is capable of more than just playing and viewing media. It's actually loaded with cool features that enable you to create and manipulate photos and videos and use those files to enhance other parts of your digital life. This chapter is your guide to these features.

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  • Getting More Out of Your iPhone's Video Features 186

  • Editing Video with iMovie for iPhone 195

Getting More Out of Your iPhone's Photos

Your iPhone comes with a built-in digital camera so you can take pictures while you're running around town. Taking a picture is straightforward: on the Home screen, tap Camera, and then tap the Camera button. (If you have an iPhone 4 or 3GS, be sure to first flick the mode switch to Camera.)

While using the camera itself may be simple, what you can do with photos on ...

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