Questions tagged [camera]

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

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How to combine two live video feeds with picture in picture

Is it possible to combine the feeds from a USB webcam / IP video stream (iPad) and the built-in iSight camera on my MacBook Pro (early 2011) running Yosemite into one video feed for use in, for ...
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Using iPhone 4s camera to record video live on OS X

I have a late 2010 13" MBP. I have OS X 10.9.5 installed. Also I have iphone 4s. I would like to record video directly from my iPhone's HD camera to my computer since I can't record long videos ...
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Operation could not be completed when I try to play a video on my camera roll

I have a video recording on my iPod 4th generation and when I try to play it, it comes up with "Operation could not be completed" the recording was from 23rd November 2013 and I have tried many things ...
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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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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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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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Use desktop as camera on Mountain Lion

Hopefully this is not too difficult; I have an Elgato Game Capture HD, which I am using to capture an HDMI signal. What I want to do is take either the onscreen capture window or the USB signal into ...
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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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Is pinch and zoom functionality not available in iPhone 5 iOS v 6.0.1?

I been using iPhone for almost 2 weeks and i am unable to pinch and zoom in the video camera whereas I am able to use pinch and zoom in camera. Is this multitouch functionality disabled on iPhone 5 ...
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If I turn off iCloud Camera Roll backups, do I still have the pictures somewhere?

So when I'm asked if I want to turn off iCloud Camera Roll backups and delete the backup data from iCloud, will I still have the pictures somewhere? I don't get it...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Does Chase's QuickDeposit feature work on the iPod Touch 4G?

Now that the new iPod Touch has a camera, I'm thinking of buying it. However, since Apple crippled its resolution (960 x 720), I'm not so sure. Does Chase Mobile's QuickDeposit feature work with the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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iPhone XS video output for professional applications

I wish to use two iPhone XS as live video cameras connected to a SONY switcher via HDMI or SDI for a live stream. I have a couple questions: Can I output live video as a 'clean' signal image to the ...
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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 ...
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my built in camera on my MacBook Pro is not found [duplicate]

All of a sudden my computer is not finding the built in camera... I use this everyday. No FaceTime, no videorecording... nothing.
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Photos revert into original even after editing [duplicate]

Photos on my iPhone iOS 11.3.1 revert automatically into original even after editing and re editing .. pls resolve this
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Speaker and camera of my MacBook Air aren't working after installing windows

Yesterday I installed Windows 8.1 on my MacBook Air on the partition that contained macOS, so the only OS that exists on my laptop is windows. With addition I had also installed BootCamp drivers on it....
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How can I force the iPhone 7 Plus to use the secondary (“telephoto”) camera?

The iPhone 7 Plus has two front-facing cameras: a 4 mm "wide-angle" lens on the (user's) right and a 6 mm "telephoto" lens on the left: I want to use an external lens that clips over the internal 6mm ...
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Why was my 2016 MacBook Pro keyboard illuminated when I woke up?

MBP wasn't plugged into anything and isn't scheduled to wake up, the laptop was flipped in the open position all night. When I glanced at it at ~8am the keyboard was illuminated. I didn't touch it. ...
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How to prevent iPhone SE from always uploading burst photos?

I have turned OFF the "Upload Burst Photos" option in both Camera and iCloud settings, but they are still always uploaded to my Photo Stream. I absolutely do not want such photos to upload ...
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What is AppleCameraAssistant and why is it using so many CPU cycles?

I noticed in top that AppleCameraAssistant is one of the most CPU-intensive processes currently running (well, technically it's sleeping, so it has 0.0% CPU, but it's still near the top of the list ...
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Cannot turn off built-in Mac iSight camera in Windows

Recently I am developing video-related programs in Windows platform under a MacBook Pro 15″ Retina (mid 2014). The programs usually have functions to turn on the iSight camera to capture images. ...
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Why is my camera app not working? [duplicate]

I don't know why my camera is not working, I am sure it is a software problem, it just shows a black page. All features are working but it doesn't show anything. It is not working on other apps, ...
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Photos album disappeared

I am using iPhone 5 (32GB) updated to iOS 8.1.2. Recently I opened the Photos app and saw that my all albums are gone but the photos are still visible in Moments. I checked my iPhone Usage section ...
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iPhoto treats two identical video cameras in totally different ways

I own two Canon Vixia HF G20 video cameras. The two cameras are, as far as I can tell, configured in completely identical ways. And yet for some reason when I connect them to my Mac to import video, ...
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is there a way to set the settings on an external webcam?

I would like to change the brightness settings of a USB webcam. Is there a way to do that without installing extra software on Lion?
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Date and Time imprints on photos taken using iPhone 6 [duplicate]

Is it possible to imprint date and time on the photos taken using iPhone ?
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The camera lens on iPod touch 5th gen

My iPhone 6 camera protrudes slightly and so does my iPod touch 5th gen, but I don't worry about scratching my iPhone camera because I know it's coated in sapphire. Is the iPod touch protruding camera ...
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Is it possible to upgrade the camera on an iPhone 4S?

I'm a 4S holdout but would like to upgrade the camera (particularly the sensor). Is this possible to do? Is there an improved part that I can order and do the replacement myself?
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iPhone 6 rear-facing camera broken

Two days ago, I dropped my iPhone6 into a water-filled bowl in the kitchen. (Yes, you may laugh now). I got it out after about 2 seconds, dried it, and did what you do in such cases: Open the case, ...
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How can I get my videos from a digital camera to OSX and iPhone?

I have Sony NEX 3N. I can find AVCHD file when camera plugged to the computer that fires QuickTime where I can export videos to different social services such as YouTube but I cannot find the video ...
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Where'd my camera app go?

I looked at Camera app gone (not deactivated in restrictions), but it doesn't solve my problem. A full shutdown/reboot did not help. Camera app and Facetime both disappeared about the time I did the ...
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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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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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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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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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Playing Music while recording?

So I'm having the issue; How can I play music on iOS 7 while recording? I've seen this post but "JamCam" isn't something I'm interested in. Is there a Cydia tweak which allows this? I'm surprised I ...
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Turn on camera light but not camera

Is it possible to turn on the light that indicates that the camera (on a MacBook) is on without turning on the camera? (Then it could be used as an indicator for something else.)