In This Chapter
Taking a picture or recording video
Shooting a panorama
Capturing the screen
Deleting the image you just shot
Turning on the flash
Changing the resolution
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. ...