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Taking your iPod touch to the Max, iOS 5 Edition by Erica Sadun, Michael Grothaus

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Chapter 13

Photographing and Recording the World Around You

The iPod touch features two cameras—one in the front and one in the rear. These cameras allow for the most significant features of the iPod touch: the ability to capture photos and high-definition video, as well as make FaceTime video calls.

Are you lucky enough to have one of the latest iPods? 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 one of the newest-generation iPods, then here are some great ways to take photos and record video.

The Camera Hardware

As mentioned, the newest iPod touch's features two cameras—one front and one rear—with which to take photos and record video. The cameras aren't created equal, ...

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