ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

How to Use the Camera of the iPhone

Updated on August 24, 2010

One of the big advantages of the iPhone is having an integrated camera. Since the first version, the iPhone had this accessory that made our lives so much easier. But with iPhone 4, Apple is finally delivering a high quality camera that is more than just a toy.

The new camera in the iPhone is the real deal, and you can use it even to complement or even replace your existing portable cameras.

Characteristics

First, lets consider the characteristics of the iPhone camera. The most important feature is the high pixel quality of the new camara.

The old iPhone had a 2 megapixel camera that was good enough only for small pictures, or for adding a little image to a web site.

The iPhone 4, on the other hand, comes standard with a 5.0 camera, that can take pictures that are better than most commercial digital cameras could take up to a few years ago.

No only this, but the camera includes a LED flash that can be used in situations when there is not enough light in the environment. With a flash, it is now possible to take good picture even at night on in closed spaces that have no natural light.


Pictures and Movies

Not only the new iPhone 4 camera is of high quality, but it is not restricted only to take pictures. You can use your iPhone 4 to create high definition (HD) movies, that can be used on many places, including youTube.

The previous generation of the iPhone also had the capability of shooting movies. However, it was only low resolution, compared to the possiblities of high def videos.

Another useful feature of vide in the iPhone is that you can also edit it! Apple is now selling a portable version of iMovie that is able to edit you videos. So, for example, you can add title, change the sequence of a movie, and add simple effects, like transitions and fancy titles.

Of course, it is not a professional solution such as the one you can find on a Mac, but it gives you the opportunity of create presentable movies using only the iPhone.

Front Camera

If it wasn't enough to have a 5 MP camera in the iPhone, Apple also added a second camera. The camera is mounted on the front plate of the iPhone, and is targeted at making video conference calls.

The front camera is similar to a normal web cam, and can be used in a similar way. You can start a conversation with other people that have iPhone 4. This is a very useful feature that is not available in other smartphones.

Face time is a really convenient feature if you want to talk to family and friends. It is an innovative application that is made available only because of the new front camera.

In conclusion, the iPhone 4 brings a lot of fantastic features to people who love taking pictures. You can now use the iPhone to all your digital image creation. Unless you really need professional cameras, the iPhone provides all you need to take pictures of family and personal events.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)