Use the Photos App
The Photos app, more so than the other built-in apps, is a good showcase for using multi-touch gestures on the iPad. Instead of just tap-tap-tapping on boxes, you can preview albums with a pinch, in addition to swiping to view different photos.
Launch the Photos app to view photos and videos you've synchronized with your computer (consult Transfer Photos Using iTunes, a few pages earlier) or those you've imported from other sources.
View Photos and Videos
The app provides several ways to locate the photos you want to view, depending on how you've synced the software with your computer. In the main Photos app screen, the following buttons may appear in the toolbar at the top of the screen:
Photos: This view shows thumbnails of all ...