Chapter 9

“Smile”: Taking Pictures with Your iPhone

In This Chapter

arrow Taking pictures

arrow Focusing your shot

arrow Importing your pictures

arrow Viewing and admiring pictures

arrow Using PhotoStream

arrow Creating a slideshow

arrow Finding pictures by face, event, and place


Camera phones may outsell dedicated digital cameras nowadays, but with relatively few exceptions, camera phones are rather mediocre picture takers. Come to think of it, most mobile phones don’t show off digital images all that well, either.

Of course, most mobile phones aren’t iPhones.

The device you have recently purchased (or are lusting after) is a spectacular photo viewer. And though its built-in digital camera isn’t the one we’d rely on for snapping ...

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