One of the most desirable and useful functions of any cell phone is the ability to take photos. You always have your phone with you, and the iPhone has consistently had one of the best cameras of any cell phone on the market. Being able to use your camera more quickly and efficiently will only make the experience that much better.
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(5) quick and easy iPhone & iPad photography tips

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One of the most desirable and useful functions of any cell phone is the ability to take photos.  You always have your phone with you, and the iPhone has consistently had one of the best cameras of any cell phone on the market.  Being able to use your camera more quickly and efficiently will only make the experience that much better.  Here are just a few of the more useful iPhone camera tips and tricks we have gathered for your convenience.

Camera in Control Center

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The easiest and fastest way to access the camera on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch is to swipe up from the bottom of any screen.  This tip even works from your lock-screen.  To activate the camera all you need to do is tap the camera icon and the app launches–that’s it you’re ready to shoot away!

Panoramic photo direction

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When you want to take a panoramic photo, many people don’t realize you can start from either the left or the right side of the area you which to capture. All you have to do is tap the arrow button to choose which direction you want to start the panoramic photo from to switch the direction.

Camera Burst mode

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Ever worry about missing that perfect shot? With Burst Mode, you can capture multiple shots, 10 photos pre second, for as long as you hold down the capture button.  Then, the camera app will suggest the best photo of the collection you took via real-time analysis on your iOS device.

Camera Photo filters

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Photo filters are one of the “extra’s” that have been gaining traction over the years.  Now you can select from one of the eight live photo filters before you take the picture so you can see what your photo will look like in real-time.  Forget to add the filter ahead of time, or not sure if you really want to add it at all?  No worries, you can always add a filter to you photo anytime after it is taken, too.

Mapped photos

mapped-photos-headingIf you have location settings turned on in your photos, you can view the locations of all your photos on a single map at once.  To activate/show a map of your photo locations, all you have to do is tap on the heading area next to Years, Collections, or Moments.

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[photo credit: Apple]

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