A device that stores and records images. The images could be still photos or motion pictures.

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iphone app suggestion for taking low resolution photos

I need to take low resolution photos on iPhone5 like at 640*480, 320*240 etc. Low resolution photo is so that they can be uploaded easily. Default camera application is not allowing to change ...
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No Camera in Skype

I have Retina MBP with 10.9.1 installed Mac OS X. I have Skype 6.12. I'm not using video camera everyday ;) but I'm using Skype every day, and someday when I need it in Skype I saw that it was not ...
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Can I fix a scratched iPhone 5 rear camera lens?

In a picture I took this afternoon with my iPhone 5 I noticed a purple line on the photo: At first I thought it was a software issue so I rebooted the phone. Unfortunately, after a reboot the line ...
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How to completely erase the Photo Library on an iPhone?

I decided to delete all of my iPhone's photos and videos so I copied everything to iPhoto and deleted everything on my phone. After that, I decided to backup my phone through iTunes. Then I ...
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How can I reset the camera roll to photo IMG_0001.jpg on iOS?

I just restored an iPhone 5 backup to an iPod touch both on iOS 6.1.3 (10B329) to rapidly load every app and setting, yet I'd really like the camera roll to start over with 0001. I've gone in and ...
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Fastest way to get to camera in iOS?

There are a few different states an iOS device might be in when one wants to capture a memory really fast: Power off, with a PIN or password screen Power off, no PIN or password, but need to "slide ...
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Does the MacBook Pro need both Ambient Light Sensors to function correctly?

Does the Late 2013 15-inch MacBook Pro (Retina display) need both sensors to the left & right of the FaceTime camera in order to function correctly? Are these both ambient light sensors? I ...
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How to batch download and process camera roll

My camera roll is taking up way too much space on my iPhone, but I like having all my pictures. Every time I connect my iPhone to my computer, I would like to download/save new photos on my Mac, ...
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How can I prevent FaceTime from launching when I plug in an external video camera?

We have iMacs that we use as industrial control computers, and we connect FireWire cameras into them via Thunderbolt adapters. On previous OS X versions, we would have to go into the preferences for ...
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Apps using the camera API crash after taking a picture on an iPhone 4S running iOS 7

Ever since I updated to iOS 7 in June, I have been having issues using the camera on my phone in apps other than the default Camera app. Regardless of settings, using my camera in any non-Apple app ...
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Why doesn't my new iPod Touch have a camera?

I got a new, 32gb iPod Touch for my birthday in August, and I really love it. It's faster than my old one and holds all my songs, but I thought it would have a camera. I don't know much about the ...
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Are there any good iPhone camera apps that properly rotate photos?

I have an iPhone 4s. I'm happy with the default Camera app, however every time I import photos to Picasa or email them or use them on a website or something they're improperly rotated. This is because ...
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iPhone 4s running iOS 7 displays pictures taken with filter as white

I have an iPhone 4s and am running iOS 7 on it. When I take a picture with the "process" filter, it then displays in place of the photo a blank screen. It doesn't happen when using the camera without ...
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changing camera to thunderbolt display for google hangout

I use google hangouts for multiple-people video calls, but it never detects the camera in the Thunderbolt display. It keeps using the camera on my MacBook Pro. Is there any way to change the camera ...
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Fastest way to get picture from iOS camera to desktop “file upload” dialog?

When I'm on OS X and on a website see a [File upload] button, half the time what I want to upload is a picture, which I would like to take right then on iOS camera. Currently this means doing the ...
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Why does my phone say I can't backup to iCloud even after deleting lots of video?

I have an iphone 4s and I got an error message saying it can't do a backup because I have more than 5 GB to backup (more details listed on my question here). When i go into the detail i see that the ...
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Is my Mac spying on me?

Feel free to call me crazy or paranoid, but sometimes I feel like the camera LED turns on briefly (for approximately 0.1 seconds). Maybe it's just odd reflections, or me confusing the LED for the ...
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What's a good advanced photo guide for the iphone5s (ios7 of course)?

I see a lot of guides "do you know you can use the volume control to take pics?" I need something "this is how you lock focus and get a 2 stop reduction in light from the flash" Is there anything ...
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Transferring videos from Android to iOS Camera Roll

Trying to find the easiest method of getting home videos (up to 3 minutes long) taken on my Nexus 5 (Android) phone and sending it over the internet to the family to save to their iOS (iPhone/iPad) ...
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Can I use my phone's camera for FaceTime while showing the display on my laptop?

I'd like to have a better camera angle for videochat, and it occurs to me that one way would be to position my phone to have a good angle while viewing the chat on my laptop's screen. Has anyone ...
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Image Capture does not recognize my Camedia C-2100 camera after upgrading to OS 10.9.1

I've always been able to transfer photos from this camera using image capture. Image capture would open when I connected the camera to the computer via a USB cable. I upgraded from OS10.6.8 to OS ...
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Removing a video from camera roll

I want to delete a video from my camera roll. Will it still exist in some kind of backup? This video was not uploaded to the cloud or the photo stream.
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What are the shutter speed and ISO ranges for the iPhone 4S camera?

Despite some googling, I can't find any information on the hardware limits of the camera in the iPhone 4S. What ISO and shutter speeds are possible from the still camera? I know the exposure is ...
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Does iPod Touch 5th gen 16GB (mid 2013) still have built-in Camera app for use with front-facing camera?

Recall: At the end of May, Apple introduced a lower-cost iPod Touch (5th generation, mid 2013) with just 16GB of storage, in one color (silver), no hand-strap, and no iSight rear-facing camera – ...
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How does the iPhone Auto Focus work?

How does the auto focus in the iPhone work? Is there a something mechanical in there to adjust the lens or is it completely software? Google provides this article which suggests some camera phones ...
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iPhone 4 camera - how does the HDR mode work?

I recently got an iPhone 4. When I turn on HDR on my camera and take a picture, it takes 2 pictures, both of which look grainy. One appears brighter than the other but I don't "see" any other ...
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Can the Macbook's webcam be ON without LED indication?

Was reading some topics online about hackers accessing user's webcams (on Windows) to spy on them etc, and I am now interested to know if I'm at any risk. To make it simple, these are my questions : ...
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Deleting image from Camera Roll and Photo Stream at the same time?

Now that Photo Stream lets you delete pictures, I find myself frequently deleting pictures from both Photo Stream and the Camera Roll manually. Is there any way to easily delete the same picture from ...
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Are there privacy concerns with the Built-In iSight Camera and LED Indicator? [duplicate]

I was having a discussion with some friends about the built in camera of computer and what you can do with them, and I realized that my macbook has one of those. That got me thinking about how the ...
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Fastest way to transfer a bunch of photos TO iphone camera roll?

what is the quickest way to transfer a bunch of photos (and videos) that come from an iphone to another iPhone's camera roll? Sync with iPhoto/Aperture is not an option: they wouldn't end up in the ...
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iOS 7: How to turn off camera's burst mode?

In the stock camera app, iOS 7 has added a new burst mode feature that takes multiple photos in succession for as long as the shutter is pressed. Is there any way I can turn this feature off and have ...
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Stop zooming when I film

I want to film myself with my iphone, when I'm drawing. The iphone is not moving, and are about 30 cm ≈ 11" above my desk. My paper is on my desk, I sometimes change paper. But when I do so, or even ...
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Is there an iOS Camera App that shoots a photo every minute?

I would like to have an App that shoots a picture every minute, so I can carry my iPhone in my breast pocket to have a photoblog of my day. A perfect solution would be if that app could create a ...
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Is the 120 FPS video recording's quality 720P?

Is the quality the same as taking a normal video at 30 FPS ?
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Camera not working again on mid 2013 Macbook Air after the second 10.8.5 upgrade

As mentioned here, the first 10.8.5 upgrade made the camera unavailable for Skype. This being totally unacceptable to me, I applied the fix that was around on macrumours, I backed up the ...
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How to get back all the photos in the camera roll?

I connected my brother's iPhone4 to iTunes to sync movies in my library. Since, his phone has never done any backup and first time connect to iTunes, I'd mistakenly press on something writes ...
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Camera will not work in Skype in 10.8.5

I have a MacBook Air 13", bought about a month ago, running OS X 10.8.5. The camera is recorded in System Information as: FaceTime HD Camera: Model ID: Apple Camera VendorID_0x106B ...
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Check Camera Path through command line

is that a command to type in terminal that lists all the webcams connected to my computer? Maybe using ffmpeg package?
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Why do only some images received via iMessage have GPS data?

I've noticed that only some of the images I receive from a friend of mine (who also has an iPhone 5) have GPS data. (I test this by saving the picture and using a photo app to read the metadata.) I ...
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How does iPhone manage duplicate photos?

I end up with quite a number of duplicate pictures on my iPhone because of Photostream. For example, I take a picture which is saved in the Camera Roll. It is then automatically uploaded to my ...
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Can't reinstall the Camera icon on my iPhone

My daughter accidentally deleted the Camera icon from my iPhone 4. I have since reinstalled everything, updated to IOS 5 and have sync'd the phone via iTunes etc. But I still can't see it and can't ...
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Can I recover a deleted video from the iPhone 4S camera roll?

So I blundered this morning. Had a cute video of my daughter on Easter, then I accidentally deleted when I was trying to show people (its amazing how a simple finger swipe can cause so much damage!). ...
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Connect EOS 600d to Mac Book Pro (Mountain Lion 10.8.2)

When I connect my EOS 600d Camera from Canon with my Mac Book Pro (Mountain Lion 10.8.2), it doesn't get mounted as a drive... Nothing is happening. I googled the problem and was able to get my ...
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Scanning a QR code into a browser text input?

I have a bit of an edge use-case of QR codes. I would like to be able to scan a QR code via a phones camera and have that value pasted into a browser text input. Is this possible given any current ...
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Does it matter if I take a photo from within Instagram or import into Instagram?

I've begun using Instagram more and more on my iPhone 4S. And typically, I take a photo using the standard Photo app, and then import the photo and process it within the Instagram app. But I'm ...
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No geolocation data in my photos even though location services are on for Camera

It turns out none of my photos on my iPhone 4S (ios 6.1.3) are geotagged. The location services are on for camera and GPS works (confirmed in Maps for example). I downloaded an image via image ...
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How can I reset iPhone camera roll to IMG_0001.jpg?

I really want to reset the iPhone camera roll to photo IMG_0001.jpg. I have tried to do it with Image Capure, iExplorer and PhoneView, but any of them did not work at all. Is there a way to clear ...
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Camera roll trying to send email from inactive account

I have an iPhone which had an exchange account as the default for mail. That account was inactivated on the Exchange side. Without realizing that, I tried sharing photos by email. They now seem to ...
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Is there a Cydia tweak that gives the camcorder its own button?

I have an HTC One V in addition to my iPhone. One thing I love about it is the camera application. It has two buttons: one to capture a photo, and another to capture a video. I love that you don't ...
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iOS camera tap to focus animation

Is the iOS Camera app's "tap to focus" animation available somewhere that I can download and use? Preferably an array of images?