Camera – How to Edit a Photo

The built in camera app for the iPad now has some new abilities. Not only can you turn on a grid to line up what you are taking a picture of, but now, once you have taken the picture, you can edit it.


To turn on the grid, tap the camera app. At the top, you will see option. Tap option and toggle grid. The grid is used to line up an image and will not appear in the photo.


After you have taken your picture, you can go to the camera roll. Tap a picture. Tap edit. At the bottom, 4 options become available: Rotate, Enhance, Red Eye and Crop. The editing tools are basic but helpful. The crop feature allows you to drag an area you want to remain after the crop. You can tap on constrain and select a formatted size (i.e. 4 x 3, 3 x 5, 8 x 10, etc.).

Credit Apple, Inc.

Touch To Focus

As you may remember, when you go to take a picture, you can tap on the part of the image you want to be in focus.


To zoom in or out, use a pinch gesture with two fingers.

After you are finished editing your photo, you can save it, email it, tweet it, assign it to a contact, print it or use it as wallpaper.

You can learn more about some of the new features here.


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