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

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iPhone EXIF/GPS Timestamp - Appears to be based on local settings?

I was under the impression that the iPhone received timestamps along with GPS location data. While I can't say its not true for the internal database, it seems to be for the EXIF data attached to ...
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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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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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How can I play MTS videos from my Sony camera on my Mac?

My family has used a Sony Cyber-Shot camera for several years. A few months ago, we replaced it with a newer model Cyber-Shot. To our dismay, however, the videos the camera records are not in the old ...
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What resolution (in pixels) should videos taken in the new iPad (3rd generation) be?

After recording a video in the "new" iPad, and transferring it to PC (via email or Dropbox), the resolution is 568 x 320. Images are 2592 x 1936. I can't find any information about what resolution ...
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1080p upload to youtube?

I just captured a video with my new iPad, then used the iPad's built-in tools to upload it to youtube. I selected "high quality" but it appears to be only a 720p video on youtube (caution: kids and ...
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FaceTime Front Camera Image Flickers

I have an iPhone 4S 32 GB model. It is not jailbroken, and I do not have any camera-specific apps installed. Sometimes when I switch between front and rear cameras during a FaceTime session, upon ...
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Are pictures taken by camera apps worse than the default iPhone camera app?

There are hundreds of camera apps on the App Store. I always feel that using the default camera app provides the best results, however some camera apps contain features that I like (burst mode, etc.). ...
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iOS Camera Roll and Photo Stream workflow

When I take a photo on my iPhone it is added to both the Camera Roll and Photo Stream. I can then upload the photo into "permanent" storage in Mac iPhoto either from Photo Stream or Camera Roll ...
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Can I use a USB headset with my iPad's camera connection kit?

I know the camera connection kit can be used with USB microphones, but I'm wondering if USB headsets will work as well — both the speakers and the microphone — and whether this requires special ...
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Is the camera in the new iPad using “4S optics”?

Apple's website merely identifies it as a "5 megapixel iSight" camera. MacRumors claims that Apple is reusing older parts. I recall reading that the new iPad has a better camera than prior models, so ...
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Can I change the default camera app on my iPhone?

In the latest iOS update (5.1) Apple added the camera to the lock screen, so now I don't need to unlock the phone to take a picture. Is it possible to change which app is used for this? I realise ...
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Protecting the Lens on iPhone 4

The lens on my iPhone was pretty badly scratched up so the pictures I was taking were horrible in quality. I had the back glass replaced yesterday and now have a new lens. How do I protect this new ...
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Cannot add a photo to an album in Camera Roll

In the Photos app on my iPhone 4 with iOS 5, I cannot add a photo in the Camera Roll to another album. The album is there, but I cannot select it after tapping on the "Add to" button. The album I am ...
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How can I transfer photos from the Camera Roll to Photo Stream?

Not all of my photos go to Photo Stream, some still go to my Camera Roll. I'm trying to get them on my Photo Stream so they will be on iCloud. With 30 photos on my camera, 10 in stream, I took 6 ...
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How can I keep 200 recent photos on my iPhone and the rest on my Mac?

I have about 1500 photos in my camera roll. Because of this, my iPhone has about 2GB worth of photos. I would like to have only the most recent 200 photos on my iPhone and the rest on my Mac. How can ...
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Is there a way to change the default camera app launched from the iOS5 lock screen?

In iOS 5 the lock screen can access the camera app. Is there a way to change the default app that is launched. I would rather use instagram for its social media connections and filters.
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why doesn't my 4th gen ipod have the camera app anymore?

I restored my iPod because it had system failures and even the settings app crashed. Now after restoring it using my backup there is no camera app despite me having it before. Do I have to restore it ...
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Is it possible to control a digital camera from an iPad2?

My 15 yr old daughter has cerebral palsy and has limited control of her hands which makes physical control of a camera difficult. Is it possible to connect a digital camera to her iPad 2? This would ...
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What is a camera app for the iPod touch geared towards filming video?

I know that there are several camera apps for iOS, but what's a good one for the iPod Touch? More specifically, I'm looking for an app for taking good video.
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Image Capture default action for *any* camera

I'm trying to implement a solution for a multiuser environment involving Image Capture and AutoImport. (10.6.8 with remote MCX). Our users often connect digital cameras to our Macs to download the ...
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How can I move a photo from iPad Camera Roll to another Album?

I've learned how to copy photos from Camera Roll (iPad 2 with iOS 5) to new or existing albums. Is it possible to move photos to new or existing albums from Camera Roll?
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Bootcamp, Face Time HD camera image - How to “Flip Horizontal”

I am using the built in Face Time HD camera (iMac Mid 2011) via Bootcamp on Windows 7. It basically works great, but I need to switch the output image horizontally. The software I am using does not ...
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Best Camera setup for iPad Demonstration [closed]

need to do a live demo of an ipad app to be shown on a projector. tried using a flip cam but there is a ton of reflection / glare. i've seen folks put the ipad on what looks like an overhead ...
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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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Where are iOS 5 Camera Roll folders stored when synced with Windows?

iOS 5 has introduced the ability to create folders in the image library, and copy pictures from the camera roll to these folders. When synced on a PC (on Windows 7), where are those pictures stored? ...
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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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iOS5 - Does the ActiveSync Pin code lock prevent the new camera shortcut?

I've had an iPhone of various vintages for 3 years connected to MS Exchange activesync for work email. Part of the deal with this that you need to enter a four digit PIN before you unlock. I was ...
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How do you erase pictures from the Photo Stream album on an iPhone running iOS 5?

I have recently upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 and am loving it. One issue I've run into is that my iPhone adds my recently taken photos to an album named "Photo Stream" whenever I'm on WiFi. The ...
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Is there a way to control USB audio device settings from the iPad?

It's possible to use the iPad as a USB host and connect up class-compliant USB audio interfaces through the Camera Connection Kit. But is there a way to adjust their settings in iOS? There is in OS ...
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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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iPad camera to cloud

I'm looking for a truly basic app that takes photos with the built-in camera and uploads them somewhere in the cloud. I stress basic because I need my photos to be easily programmatically reused ...
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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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Connecting camera to the iPad2

I want to connect a camera (web cam or just regular digital camera) to the iPad and download the pictures from the camera and showing it on the iPad. I need it to be live - take a picture with the ...
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iPad Camera Connection Kit - Photo resolution

When I send photos from my PC to my iPad through iTunes, there is a pre-processing stage where iTunes reduces the photo size and resolution (I think). Does this also happen when I use the Camera ...
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Shutter count from NEF photo

I know Nikon embeds the shutter count in the EXIF of their NEF raw files. What's the easiest way to find it?
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iPhone 3G camera doesn't work

My iPhone's camera stopped working. App opens but the shutter never opens. It holds still forever. It just came suddenly without any warning. My iPhone was Jailbroken and I thought it was something ...
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How do I take a steathy picture with my iSight camera from the command line?

Is there a command line utility that allows me to take a picture from the built in camera? Something like screencapture allows for, well, screen captures. The reasoning for a command line tool is I ...
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Can I control the shutter speed of a photo from an iPod Touch 4th gen?

Is there a Camera app that will let me control the shutter speed of a 4th gen iPod Touch? Camera+ for some reason doesn't support this. Edit: I mean shutter speed, not exposure.
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iSight vs Facetime HD (Macbook vs Macbook Pro)

While checking the tech specs I see iSight on Mac book and FaceTime HD on Mac book pro. I tried finding solution myself through google and sources but found no justifiable response. Can some one tell ...
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Is there a way to use my USB web Camera which I use with my windows PC to use with my iPad first edition?

Is there a way to use my USB web Camera which I use with my windows PC to use with my iPad first edition? Or any other camera to use with ipad first edition.
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How to make iPhone camera silent?

On my iPhone, the camera shutter sound follows the ring/silent switch. However, I'd like the camera to be always silent, regardless of whether incoming calls & messages make a sound. Is there any ...
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Why has my iPhone camera stopped focusing?

My camera doesn't focus any more. Is that a known issue and is there a fix for this? If not, can I take it to be fixed? I had this phone for less than a year.
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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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iPhone 4 taking blurry pictures

pictures taken on my iPhone4 recently became blurry. No software updates were performed, and not water damage exists. Even pictures taken with lots of light show some blur and look foggy. Anyone else ...
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Using FaceTime HD Camera without FaceTime

I have a Facetime HD camera in my new iMac but no one else I know has one. How can I test the HD capability of it? Photobooth doesn't take pictures in HD.
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iPhone app to apply Instagram like filters to a photo and save to camera roll

Is there such an iphone app which gives me multiple filters to apply to a photo and save it to photo library camera roll (syncs to iPhoto later). It appears the photos are stored inside the Instagram ...
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Camera+ DV high res pictures?

I bought the Camera+ app for my iPodTouch yesterday because it was on sale and because I thought that it could be used to get images with as high a resolution as when using the video feature of the ...
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How can I transfer video from my Sony AVCHD camcorder?

I'm a desperate owner of a Sony HDR-XR520V and an avid Mac user. Sony + Mac users know that the supplied footage management software—Picture Motion Browser (PMB)—is only for Windows. Sony's advice ...
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Transfer video from camcorder to MacBook Pro [closed]

I have a Sharp VL-E49 video camera. How do I transfer the video from my camera to my MacBook Pro?