In This Chapter
Snapping a picture with Camera
Taking in the panorama
Focusing, flashing, and zooming
Turning the lens on yourself
Storing and sharing with iCloud
The Camera app on your iPhone takes advantage of two objective lenses on your iPhone. The iSight camera is the 8-megapixel still and video camera (on iPhone 4s or later) on the back that takes regular photos and 240-degree panoramic photos plus high definition videos. All iPhone models have an LED flash, but the 5s sports a True Tone flash, which combines two LED lights — one white and one amber — to produce natural skin tones as well as crisper photos in low-light conditions. The 5s also has burst mode, which takes 10 photos per second in rapid succession, and a slow motion video option. The other is the FaceTime camera, a 1.2-megapixel still camera that also ...