Chapter 19. Camera

In This Chapter

Capturing image stills with the PhotoCamera

Displaying video with the PhotoCamera

Controlling the camera’s flash and autofocus, and resolution of captured images

Saving images to the media library and linking to them from thumbnails stored in isolated storage

Capturing audio and video with the CaptureSource class

Leveraging the hardware shutter button

The camera has become an essential component of all mobile phones. Indeed, the manufacturing requirements for Windows Phone devices require them to have a camera with at least a 5 megapixel capability and an LED flash.

Most of the first generation Windows Phone devices, however, did not have great cameras. New phones that have arrived after Windows ...

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