Apple iPad Air iOS 8

Apple iPad Air

iOS 8

Use camera - Apple iPad Air iOS 8

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When you take pictures using your tablet's camera, you can select a number of settings to improve the quality of your pictures.

Step 1 of 14

Turn on the camera

Press Camera.

Step 2 of 14

Turn on the camera

If the video recorder is turned on:
Drag PHOTO upwards until the camera is activated.

Apple iPad Air iOS 8
Step 3 of 14

Use camera

The following steps describe how you:
Zoom in or out
Turn HDR on or off
Take a picture
Take a picture using the self-timer
Take a panorama picture

Apple iPad Air iOS 8
Step 4 of 14

Zoom in or out

Drag two fingers together or apart to zoom in or out.

Step 5 of 14

Turn HDR on or off

Press HDR to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on HDR, your tablet takes three pictures and saves them as one combining the best brightness conditions.
Step 6 of 14

Take a picture

Point the camera lens at the required object and press the take picture icon.

Step 7 of 14

Take a picture using the self-timer

Press the timer icon.

Step 8 of 14

Take a picture using the self-timer

Press 3s or 10s.

Step 9 of 14

Take a picture using the self-timer

Point the camera lens at the required object and press the take picture icon.
The picture is taken after the selected number of seconds.

Step 10 of 14

Take a panorama picture

Drag PANO upwards until the function is selected.

Step 11 of 14

Take a panorama picture

Point the camera lens at the part of the motive furthest to the left and press the take picture icon.

Step 12 of 14

Take a panorama picture

Move your tablet slowly to the right in a straight line (the arrow needs to be on the horizontal line).

Step 13 of 14

Take a panorama picture

Press the stop icon.

Step 14 of 14

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Turn on the camera

Press Camera.
If the video recorder is turned on:
Drag PHOTO upwards until the camera is activated.

2. Use camera

The following steps describe how you:
Zoom in or out
Turn HDR on or off
Take a picture
Take a picture using the self-timer
Take a panorama picture
Apple iPad Air iOS 8

3. Zoom in or out

Drag two fingers together or apart to zoom in or out.
Apple iPad Air iOS 8

4. Turn HDR on or off

Press HDR to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on HDR, your tablet takes three pictures and saves them as one combining the best brightness conditions.

5. Take a picture

Point the camera lens at the required object and press the take picture icon.

6. Take a picture using the self-timer

Press the timer icon.
Press 3s or 10s.
Point the camera lens at the required object and press the take picture icon.
The picture is taken after the selected number of seconds.

7. Take a panorama picture

Drag PANO upwards until the function is selected.
Point the camera lens at the part of the motive furthest to the left and press the take picture icon.
Move your tablet slowly to the right in a straight line (the arrow needs to be on the horizontal line).
Press the stop icon.

8. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.