Capture Camera Basics

Camera is one of the most popular iOS apps. Thanks to the ever-improving quality of iPhone and iPad cameras, many people have abandoned point-and-shoot cameras entirely, instead using their iOS devices to capture cherished moments.

Before you take a photo or video, let’s quickly review the icons on the main screen of the Camera app (Figure 49). Read more about most of these in Pick a Camera Mode, ahead.

Figure 49: Here’s a look at the Camera controls on an iPhone (the iPod touch is similar): (A) Filters, (B) Timer, (C) Live Photo, (D) HDR, (E) Flash, (F) Viewfinder, (G) Camera Swap, (H) Take Picture, and (I) Last Picture. Camera on the iPad has similar controls, but a different layout.
Figure 49: Here’s a look at the Camera controls on an iPhone (the iPod touch is similar): (A) Filters, (B) Timer, (C) Live Photo, (D) HDR, (E) Flash, (F) Viewfinder, (G) Camera Swap, (H) Take Picture, and (I) Last Picture. ...

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