Taking photos and videos Take a photo: Make sure the Camera/Video switch is set to , then aim iPad and tap . You can also take a photo by pressing the Volume Up button. Record a video: Slide the Camera/Video switch to , then tap to start or stop recording, or press the Volume Up button. When you take a photo or start a video recording, iPad makes a shutter sound. You can control the volume with the Volume buttons or the Side Switch. Note: In some areas, the shutter sound isn’t silenced by the Side Switch. A rectangle briefly appears where the camera is focused and setting the exposure. When you photograph people, iPad (3rd generation) uses face detection to automatically focus on and balance the exposure across up to 10 faces. A rectangle appears over each detected face. Zoom in or out Pinch the screen (back camera, in camera mode only). Turn on the grid Tap Options. Set the exposure Tap the person or object on the screen. Lock the exposure Touch and hold the screen until the rectangle pulses. AE Lock appears on the screen, and the exposure remains locked until you tap the screen again. Take a screenshot Press and release the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time. The screenshot is added to your Camera Roll album. Note: On an iPad without a camera, screenshots are added to the Saved Photos album. Viewing, sharing, and printing The photos and videos you take with Camera are saved in your Camera Roll album. View your Camera Roll album: Flick from left to right, or tap the thumbnail image in the lower-left corner of the screen. You can also view your Camera Roll album in the Photos app. To take more photos or videos, tap Done. If you have iCloud Photo Stream turned on in Settings > iCloud, new photos also appear in your Photo Stream album, and are streamed to your other iOS devices and computers. See “Using iCloud” on page 19. For more information about viewing and sharing photos and videos, see “Sharing photos and videos” on page 61 and “Uploading photos and videos to your computer” on page 53. Show or hide the controls Tap the screen. while viewing a full-screen photo or video Email or text a photo or video Tap . Tweet a photo View the photo full-screen, tap , then tap Tweet. To post a Tweet, you must be logged in to your Twitter account. Go to Settings > Twitter. To include your location, tap Add Location. Print a photo Tap . See “Printing a document” on page 33. Delete a photo or video Tap . 52 Chapter 7 Camera
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