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iPod® and iTunes® for Dummies®, 7th Edition by Tony Bove

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Chapter 18. Your Pocket Picture Player

In This Chapter

  • Synchronizing photo albums

  • Viewing photos and slide shows

  • Taking pictures and shooting videos with an iPhone

  • Shooting videos with an iPod nano

  • Sharing your photos and video clips

The world is awash in pictures, from photos and video clips to cartoon images, graphics, and famous paintings. In this chapter, I refer to everything you can see as a picture — whether it be a photo, graphic image, shot of a computer or iPod touch or iPhone screen, or a recorded video clip (a moving picture).

If you like to carry pictures around with you, you're going to love the iPod or iPhone as a player for viewing pictures. And if you like to send and receive pictures by e-mail, you're going to love the fact that you can use your iPod touch or iPhone to share them with others. This chapter shows you how.

Syncing with Photo Albums and Folders

After importing photos from cameras into your computer, and importing image files from other sources, you can organize them into albums or collections. On a Mac, you can use iPhoto (version 4.0.3 or newer) or Aperture. On a Windows PC, you can use Adobe Photoshop Album (version 2.0 or newer) or Adobe Photoshop Elements (version 3.0 or newer).

You can then set up your iPod or iPhone to sync with your entire photo library or with specific albums in your library so that any changes you make to the library or to those albums are copied to the iPod or iPhone. In addition, any pictures you collect from e-mails on your iPod ...

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