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

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iMac Pro microphone doesn't work and camera is not detected

I have an iMac Pro. No camera shows in the system report under Camera, just under USB. My microphone is also not working. I tried resetting the NVRAM but it didn't solve the problem. What should I do ...
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My iPhone 11 running iOS 13.3 won’t give permission to apps to use my camera or microphone

I’ve rebooted, deleted and reinstalled apps. I’ve also reset my location and security settings. No deal. This is affecting WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, messenger and many more. Sometimes it will ...
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“There is no connected camera” - Macbook Pro 13" 2017

Does anybody have any alternative solutions? Seems like my computer no longer detect my built-in camera. I can't detect it in any application. So far I have tried: terminal killAll commands -> doesn'...
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Aspect ratio movie shooting on iPhone XS

Is it possible to change the aspect ratio on an iPhone XS when shooting videos using the iOS camera iOS 13.2.3
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How can I permit SSH connection terminal programs to access Camera?

I'm connecting to my macOS 10.15.1 device over SSH via PuTTY on a Windows computer to run a terminal program, imagesnap, that attempts to use the MacBook's camera. When I ran the program locally on ...
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iPhone camera portrait mode colors are wrong

My brother has an iPhone 7+ and for some reason sometimes when he is talking pictures using the portrait mode the colors are just off, not close to the colors that are in real life. One picture of ...
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Does macOS keep iSight Camera usage logs?

Let's assume for this question that it is possible for hackers to gain access to your iSight camera, is it possible for you to check to see if such an incident has occurred by accessing the activity ...
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How to align clips from multiple cameras in iMovie

I recorded one hour of footage on two cameras. The cameras have a time limit of 10 or 20 minutes (see this thread on Video.StackExchange). The gaps between the cameras are not at the same time and I ...
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How can I use a Steinberg UR22 audio card for audio while recording video with an iPhone?

My need is to record video while using a Steinberg UR22 audio card to feed in the audio signal, via the lightning cable. At the moment, the default Camera application is not recognizing/picking-up ...
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How much storage do photos take up?

I am considering asking my parents for an iPhone 7 or 8 for Christmas, but I can't decide between which. Straight Talk offers the iPhone 7 with 32 GB and the iPhone 8 with 64 GB. I'm not planning ...
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Screwed up my macbook pro built in camera - Need help in command line

http://osxdaily.com/2017/03/01/disable-mac-camera-completely/ Following this advice, at one point I have used cmd lines to either disable or deleted the components...(such an idiot) While sudo chmod ...
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A method or app to take a picture with all 3 iPhone 11 Pro lenses at the same time?

I feel like I don’t want to choose between zoom levels, I want one 0.5x, one 1x and one 2x photo all taken at once. The guy at the Apple store said there’s a way to do this but “requires downloading a ...
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Within Photos, delete the RAW file from a “RAW+JPEG” linked pair?

I shoot using the RAW+JPEG capture option on my non-iPhone camera. When I import these images via Photos for Mac, the RAW+JPEG files are added to my iCloud Photos Library as a linked pair. They are ...
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How can I access photos from my camera in Terminal?

I have been trying to compare the speed of importing photos to my Mac from either the camera or by removing the SD card and using a card reader. I have been using the method on question: "Is there a ...
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My MacBook Pro 2017 camera images not clear

I bought a MacBook last year but I never tried the camera, but now I realise the camera is not good. The picture below is from Photo Booth. Is it possible to reset this?
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Turn on light when camera active

I'm looking for a method to have a light bulb turn on when my camera is active on my macbook- sort of an "On Air" light. I know there are arduino solutions for activating the light- I'm just not ...
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FFMpeg access AVFoundation usb subdevice camera on OSX Mojave

I Have a dual USB camera for VR: two cameras, one usb connection. On linux, this appears in /dev/video0 and /dev/video1 and I can capture using ffmpeg -i /dev/video0 On Mojave, I can see both devices ...
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How to set default paper size for scan with continuity camera

How can I set the default paper size when scanning with continuity camera using my iPhone? I am using the fantastic new Mojave feature to scan documents directly into Preview with my iPhone using ...
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How can I change my iPhone's camera's resolution?

I know that Android phones let you change camera resolution. How can I accomplish the same on iOS?
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In a WhatsApp videochat on my iPhone (XR, iOS 12.4), how can I switch between front and back cameras?

When videochatting with WhatsApp (v2.19) on an iPhone (XR, iOS 12.4), the front camera is used because when you look at the screen you want the other person to be able to see your face. But using the ...
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Can I upload photos from my camera roll, if an app only prompts me to use the camera directly?

Scenario: I want to use an app, which prompts me to take a photo of some documents so they will be uploaded. However, instead I want to select an existing photo from my camera roll, which is not ...
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In which regions is shutter sound muting disabled?

As Apple writes on their help pages: Adjust the volume of the shutter sound using the Ringer and Alerts settings in Settings > Sounds & Haptics (called Sounds on iPhone models other than iPhone ...
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How can I observe what low-level system functions support a specific peripheral (specifically the internal camera on an iMac)?

This question asks about disabling the FaceTime Camera kernel module, but has no answers. I have a similar goal, and I'd like to chase down what might be loading in support of the camera's hardware/...
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Why is my selfie flipped?

I take a picture, facing front, and I get a reduplication of the reality in front of my with the right and left sides equivalent between earth and digital. However, once I step over to take a selfie ...
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Why are iPhone X photos higher quality than iPhone 7?

My relative has an iPhone X, while I have both an iPhone 7, and a DSLR camera. At a recent family event I compared his photos with mine and his iPhone X photos look almost as good as DSLR. I did a ...
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Pictures are stored but not displayed in Camera Roll

Well, I've been running low space for a long time and this led to a sudden disappearing of old photos (actually 5000 of them - the oldest ones) in camera roll. I don't know how how that worked - maybe ...
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Can I use the built-in camera of my Apple Cinema Display on Windows 10

I have a 27" Apple Cinema Display (non Thunderbolt) working fine on Windows 10, except for the built-in camera that is not being recognized. Is there any way to activate it or any drivers that I can ...
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Can I measure time by counting frames and trusting the '240 FPS' of my iPhone 7+ slow motion?

I'm using a slow motion video recorded using an iPhone 7+ to track something but would like to avoid using a chronometer to know the time the process is taking. I need to measure about 10 seconds with ...
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When I try to use Animoji, I see “Tap to resume”

When I try to use Animoji, I get the following message/error: Tap to resume Additionally, when I tap on my Memoji, I get Face tracking failed. Tap to retry However, tapping does not resolve ...
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Turn off Live Photo mode permanently in iPhone XS

How do I disable Live Photo mode for long term? Before taking a photo, I turn Live Photos off, but it keeps coming back on automatically.
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Add access to the macbook camera for the terminal application

I am trying to run a OpenCV tutorial that uses the cv.VideoCapture(0). This does require permission from terminal to access the camera. Here is a blog description showing that they see the terminal ...
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iPhone: Show clean Camera feed without any on-screen controls

Is there a way to show a clean feed of the Camera on iPhone screen? For example, if I go to the Camera app, I can see the record button, as well as the other controls and options. I want to see ...
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How can I record the screen and the rear camera on an iPhone simultaneously?

I've seen many apps that can record the iPhone screen and the front camera (facecam) into a single video. It embeds the facecam into a corner of the iPhone screen recording. I want an app to record ...
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How Apple EarPods send the volume up/down signal?

I am trying to trigger an iPhone's camera with my own development board. I figured it out volume up/down signal is trigging the iPhone's camera, but I managed it at an Android device with touching an ...
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Photos (aka iPhoto) failed to import all stills and videos from my camera. Why?

The question: Is it normal for a MacBook to time-out and go to sleep in the middle of a photo import session? Is it really necessary to intervene to keep the MacBook from going to sleep to prevent it ...
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Is there a way to scan a custom size document (like a receipt) using Continuity Camera directly in Finder as PDF with correct dimensions?

I know there is a way to scan a document with Continuity Camera directly in Finder from the Action menu, but that creates a Letter size PDF with the scanned document in the middle and blank padding. ...
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Turn off the camera shutter sound on iPhone SE running iOS 12.1.4

I need to take a picture silently. Currently the only way I've found to silence the shutter sound is to enable Live Photo. My iPhone 5s on iOS 10.x obeys the ringer/silent switch setting, but the ...
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Implications of giving app access to camera roll

If I give an app access to my camera roll, what exactly does that imply? Can the app in theory upload all my photos to their server? E.g. when I upload an image to Instagram I can scroll through my ...
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Can I use Mojave continuity camera to send a photo into the finder?

I've got continuity camera working. I can use it to make a photo show up in Pages. When I right-click in finder I get the "Import from iPhone" option, but all the options in the sub-menu are grayed ...
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Preserve HDR mode in Camera app on iOS

I often turn on the HDR mode while taking pictures using the built-in Camera app on my iPhone. However, I have experienced that HDR mode isn't preserved between app launches. It gets turned off on it'...
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How can I control white balance?

Every other digital camera I've used has a white balance control. I can't imagine a camera without one, since fundamentally the camera can't know what the "correct" white balance is without this human ...
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Using a Campark ACT74 action cam as a webcam in macOS 10.12

I recently got a Campark ACT74 action cam, with the intention of using it as a camera with which to live-stream stuff to Twitch and the like. Upon plugging it in to my Macbook Pro (2015, 10.12) --- ...
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How much time compression does the Camera app's time lapse mode apply?

When I take a time lapse using the built in camera on my iPhone how much faster does the video play back relative to a normal video?
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Cheap way to import MiniDV video into macOS?

I have some home videos stored on MiniDV media and am currently able to watch them by connecting the camcorder's RCA cable to my TV. However, I am looking to digitise my collection of home videos, and,...
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iPad initial setup join Wi-Fi by scanning QR code

Is it possible to configure things such that iPad gives me an option to open the Camera app to scan a QR code to connect to a Wi-Fi access point? Do note that the iPad will be enrolled into DEP and ...
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How do I disable the camera shutter sound when taking a photo with my iPhone 6S? [duplicate]

Even after I disabled the ringer and muted the phone, the shutter sound can still be heard on my iPhone 6S. Why? I tried to fix it in Settings, and followed the instruction, but the camera still ...
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FaceTime camera not receiving video

Things I have tried: sudo killall VDCAssistant sudo killall AppleCameraAssistant (shows no matching processes found) Reset SMC Reset NVRAM Ran hardware test (shows no issues) A few additional ...
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How can I troubleshoot Security & Privacy issues with Mojave?

Mojave has expanded macOS's sandboxing rules for files and devices. When an application needs to use the camera or microphone, the user is supposed to get a prompt the first time to authorize it. ...
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Preview 10.1 in macOS Mojave does not capture signature with camera

I recently bought a MacBook Air and I am not being able to capture a signature in a white sheet of paper with camera, as it was possible in previous machines and mac OS versions. Does someone have a ...
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Back camera vs. Back dual camera on iPhone X

When searching through my Photos library, I found four different descriptions of the back camera of the iPhone X: iPhone X back camera 4mm f/1.8 iPhone X back camera 6mm f/2.4 iPhone X back dual ...