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For iPhone and iPad There are a huge number of photo editors in the App Store - from the advanced program iPhoto, Snapseed or Photoshop Touch, to simpler programs like Instagram or Vintique.

With exit iOS 7 users of the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch now have the opportunity to perform basic photo processing using the standard Photo application, which immediately allowed users to remove unnecessary programs from their gadgets, and developers to develop solutions that are more interesting in terms of functionality. In today's article, we will consider the basic functions of image editing using the program A photo at iOS 7.

How to take a screenshot (take a picture of the screen) on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch?

In fact, there is nothing easier than taking a picture of the image on the screen by the device itself. Screenshot or Screenshot (screenshot) is a standard feature of all iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. In order to take a screenshot, you just need to simultaneously press the Power button and the round Home button. At the time of pressing, the device takes a picture of everything that was on the screen.

How to take a screenshot on iPhone X

The above method does not work in iPhone X, because the smartphone does not have the usual physical Home button. Fortunately, Apple has taken care of an alternative solution.

The method is pretty simple. In order to take a screenshot on the iPhone X, you must simultaneously press the volume up key and the sleep mode on / off button. By analogy with the previous models, you will see a white flash and hear the corresponding camera sound, indicating that the screenshot is saved.

The resulting screenshot will be instantly posted in the “Photos” application in a special album, which is called “Screenshots”.

Screenshot editor (screenshots) in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad: how to enable and use

Starting with iOS 11, the mobile platform for iPhone and iPad offers a new, more functional way to take screenshots and even annotate them.

From the point of view of the controls, the process remains the same: you press and hold the Home button on the front of the case and the power button on the left side for one second at the same time.

Next, a small thumbnail will be displayed in the lower left corner of the screen, clicking on which will allow you to view a screenshot.

A special editor will appear on the display, with which you can crop images, add comments to it using a marker, pencil or pen (six colors are available).

You can add a digital signature, various elements, such as circles or arrows, and also emphasize a specific element with a magnifying glass.

If you don’t want to edit the screenshot, just click the “Finish” button in the upper left corner and save it in the album with photos, or delete it.

How to do without creating screenshots (screenshots)

In most cases, you can not resort to creating screenshots (taking pictures of the screen), thereby not clogging the Camera Roll, but to save the corresponding content in more acceptable ways for it.

For example, if you just want to copy “for later” text information from a web page (correspondence), you can select it by tapping your finger and then select the Copy option in the context menu that appears. After that, the text copied to the clipboard can be Paste in the same way in any application (Notes, instant messengers, etc.).

It is not necessary to take a photograph of the screen of a website with an interesting article, if you can save the link to the page in your Safari Bookmarks. To do this, click the Share button at the bottom of the screen (if it is not visible, then tap at the bottom of the page) and select the Add bookmark icon. Learn more about Bookmark synchronization between iOS devices and Mac computers in this article.

If you need to save any image posted on the website or in the messenger application (Viber, WhatsApp, Skype, etc.) to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, then it is not necessary to take a screenshot of the screen, because other unnecessary information will fall into it. In order to save the image, you need to touch it and select the Save image option.

Auto Improvement

This program feature A photo at iOS 7 will allow you to “improve your photo in one click”. Auto-enhancement only slightly adjusts the brightness and contrast in the images. Sometimes this effect will be almost invisible, and in some cases leads to quite good results.

You can cancel auto-improvement by clicking on the “magic wand” icon again. In this case, the corresponding prompts will appear on the screen.

It seems to be a common opportunity that appeared in iOS 7 influenced by a large number of applications like Instargamwhich contain several “filters” changing the color scheme and other parameters of the photo in “one click”. But as it turned out, the “filters” in iOS 7 made quite interesting. They can be activated directly from the camera during shooting, and then in the application A photo choose another one or delete the “filter” without losing image quality.

Red Eye Removal

This unpleasant effect is familiar to any person who has at least once taken photos on any camera. Often the red eyes in a picture can ruin a good group shot. In order to remove the “red eyes” in the photo you will need to click on the icon in the bottom panel, and then highlight the “red eyes” by pressing.

Sometimes when using this option it is useful to zoom in for an exact hit.

Image cropping

A pretty useful tool for mobile photography. Allows you to crop the image by highlighting the main part in the picture.

By pressing the button Format You will be offered a choice of one of the standard formats for photos.

After completing all the actions with the photo, do not forget to press the key Save.

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Capture the moment

Get the perfect shot with advanced pixel processing technology on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. To do this, you just need to find something beautiful, open the "Camera" program and press the "Shutter" button.

Unleash your creativity with Camera features such as Live Photos, camera filters, and Portrait mode on iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, and later.

Sometimes you need more than just photography. Swipe the screen left or right or tap the camera mode label to select single-frame, slow-motion, video, photo, Square or Panorama.

Flash: The LED flash on iPhone and iPod touch 2 allows you to increase the lighting of your photo if necessary. Press the flash button () to enable or disable the flash.

HDR: In HDR mode, several photos with different exposures are taken, which are automatically combined to produce one photo with excellent lighting.

Live Photos: On iPhone 6s or later models 1, you can capture memorable moments in motion and with sound. Live Photos is enabled by default. Press the Live Photos () button to turn it off.

Timer: tired of taking photos in which you are not? Lock the device, adjust the frame, then press the timer button (). Select a 3 or 10 second countdown, then press the Shutter button, position yourself in the right place and smile.

Front camera: To take a selfie on the front camera, press the front camera button (), find a suitable angle and press the shutter button. On iPhone 6s and later model 1, you can use the Home screen as a selfie flash.

Burst shooting: trying to take an excellent shot, but is the subject in motion all the time? Try burst shooting. Just press and hold the Shutter button. In burst mode, multiple shots are taken simultaneously so that you can rip out a series of photos.

Zoom: Use the digital zoom function in the Camera program to zoom in on objects that are far away. Before shooting, spread your fingers anywhere so that the image in the center of the screen becomes larger and the outer edges disappear.

On iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X or later, press 1x to get better magnification from even greater distances. If you need to zoom in more than twice, or to control the image more precisely, press and hold 1x or 2x to display a slider that allows you to zoom in 10 times.

Search for photos and videos

You can search for entire collections in the Photos and Camera programs on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

  • Open the Photos app and select the Photos tab at the bottom of the screen. Photos and videos are displayed sorted by categories such as Moments, Collections, and Years.
  • You can also access photos from the Albums tab. Click “All Photos” and the photos and videos will be displayed in chronological order.
  • In the Camera program, click the icon of the last photo you took to view it in your library. On iPhone 6s and later model 1, you can perform quick previews using the Peek and Pop feature on the icon using 3D Touch technology.

Photo editing in seconds

You can turn photos into works of art directly on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. After taking a photo, open it in the Photos program and click Edit. Then you can adjust the size, viewing angle, photo lighting, etc. If you do not like the changes made, click "Cancel" to return to the original.

Applying filters

Click to experiment with built-in photo filters. Apply various color effects to your photos, such as Vivid or Spectacular. You can also try classic black and white modes such as Mono and Silver.

Adjustment of illumination and color rendition

Press “Light”, “Color” or “B / W” and use the convenient slider to select the appropriate settings. To make precise changes, click on the details button () or the button with the down arrow () and use the menu with individual tools.

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