The camera app is one of the best features of the iPad. It’s easy to use and no longer do you have to worry about carrying around a digital camera. The possibilities of using the camera app in learning are endless!
• Assessment Tool
• Easily used with a myriad of other apps
• Non linguistic Representation
• Have students “showcase” what they learned by using pictures or video.
• Educators sharing explicit instruction.
Recording function on the Camera App- Students sharing their learning and recording their thinking in Education
Take a photo
Photo is the standard mode that you see when you open Camera. Use Photo mode to take still photos. Swipe the mode selector up or down to choose a different mode, such as Video, Pano, Time-lapse, Slo-mo, and Portrait (on supported models).
- Tap on the Home screen or swipe left on the Lock screen to open Camera in Photo mode.
- Tap the Shutter button or press either volume button to take the photo.
To turn the flash on or off on models that support True Tone Flash or Retina Flash, tap , then choose Auto, On, or Off.
To set a timer, stabilize your iPad and frame your shot. Tap , then tap 3s or 10s.
Zoom in or out
• On all models, open Camera and pinch the screen to zoom in or out.
• On iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation) and iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th generation), tap 1x on the left side of the screen to zoom out and toggle between 1x and 0.5x. To zoom in, touch and hold 1x, then drag the slider up.
• On all other models, drag the slider on the left side of the screen up or down.
Changing to Front Camera Mode
- On iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation) and iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th generation), tap to switch to the front camera. On all other models, tap .
- Hold your iPad in front of you.
- Tap the Shutter button or press either volume button to take the shot.
(Change to portrait mode before step 1, if required)
Take a panorama photo
- Choose Pano mode, then tap the Shutter button.
- Pan slowly in the direction of the arrow, keeping it on the center line.
- To finish, tap the Shutter button again.
Tap the arrow to pan in the opposite direction. To pan vertically, rotate iPad to landscape orientation.
You can reverse the direction of a vertical pan, too.
Take Burst shots
Burst takes multiple high-speed photos so that you have a range of photos to choose from. You can take Burst photos with the front and rear cameras.
- Choose Photo or Square mode.
- Touch and hold the Shutter button to take rapid-fire photos.
The counter shows how many shots you took.
- Lift your finger to stop.
- To select the photos you want to keep, tap the Burst thumbnail, then tap Select.
Gray dots below the thumbnails mark the suggested photos to keep.
- Tap the circle in the lower-right corner of each photo you want to save as an individual photo, then tap Done.
To delete the entire group of Burst photos, tap the thumbnail, then tap .
Take a Live Photo
A Live Photo captures what happens just before and after you take your photo, including the audio.
- On models that support Live Photos, choose Photo mode.
- Tap to turn Live Photos on (yellow is on) or off.
- Tap the Shutter button to take the shot.
You can edit Live Photos in Photos. In your albums, Live Photos are marked with “Live” in the corner.
How to record the screen on your iPad:
In iOS 11 or later, and iPadOS, you can create a screen recording and capture sound on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Record your screen:
- Go to Settings > Control Centre > Customise Controls, then tap next to Screen Recording.
- Swipe up from the bottom edge of any screen. On iPhone X or later or iPad with iOS 12 or later, or iPadOS, swipe down from the upper-right corner of the screen.
- Press deeply on and tap Microphone.
- Tap Start Recording, then wait for the three-second countdown.
- Open Control Centre and tap . Or tap the red status bar at the top of your screen and tap Stop.
Go to the Photos app and select your screen recording.
Some apps might not allow you to record audio. You can’t record your screen and use screen mirroring at the same time.
Uploading Pictures to Your Google Drive:
- On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Drive app.
2.Tap Add .
- Find and tap the files you want to upload. To upload photos or videos, tap the photos and videos you want and tap Upload.