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Taking Your iPad 2 to the Max by Erica Sadun, Steve Sande, Michael Grothaus

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Chapter 15. Using the iPad Cameras with Camera, Photobooth, and FaceTime

Perhaps the most significant upgrade to the second-generation iPad is represented in its two cameras. These cameras introduce new and compelling features to the formerly cameraless iPad: the ability to take photos and record high-definition video, the ability to play with those videos using Photobooth, and the ability to place and receive FaceTime video calls.

Are you lucky enough to own one of the latest iPads? If not, this chapter is really not for you, at least until you're ready to upgrade. But if you've been able to purchase a newer-generation iPad, then this chapter will teach you great ways to take photos and record video.

The Camera Hardware

The iPad 2 features two cameras—one ...

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