4 Easy Steps for Using the iPhone Camera - dummies

4 Easy Steps for Using the iPhone Camera

Your iPhone takes pictures, using the Camera application icon on the Home screen. The Camera icon is positioned on the upper row of icons on your iPhone, all the way to the right and adjacent to the Photos icon.

1Tap the Camera icon on the Home screen.

This turns the iPhone into the rough equivalent of a Kodak Instamatic, minus the film and flash, of course.

2Keep your eyes fixed on the iPhone’s display.

The first thing you’ll notice on the screen is something resembling a closed camera shutter. But that shutter opens in about a second, revealing a window into what the camera lens sees. In case you were wondering, the lens is hiding behind the small foxhole at the top-left corner of the back of the iPhone.

3Aim the camera at whatever you want to shoot.

Use the iPhone’s brilliant 3-1⁄2-inch display as your viewfinder.

4When you are satisfied with what’s in the frame, tap the Camera icon at the bottom of the screen to snap the picture.

You’ll experience momentary shutter lag, so be sure to remain still. When the shutter reopens, you see the image you have just shot, but just for a blink. The screen again functions as a viewfinder so that you can capture your next image.