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Samsung Galaxy Tabs For Dummies by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 11

It's a Big, Flat Camera

In This Chapter

arrow Taking a picture or recording video

arrow Shooting a panorama

arrow Capturing the screen

arrow Deleting the image you just shot

arrow Turning on the flash

arrow Changing the resolution

arrow Adding visual effects

Cameras have come a long way since Nicéphore Niépce took a daylong exposure of his backyard using a camera obscura. Photography was an analog, real-world thing until the 1990s. Then technology went digital. In a few years, no one will be around who remembers what a roll of film was.

What's also changed is the camera. No longer do you hold the thing up to your face. Instead, you hold the device at arm's length and peer at an LCD screen. What's even stranger is holding up a large, flat object such as the Galaxy Note or Galaxy Tab and using it to take a picture. ...

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