Using iPad Video Cameras

It is a well known fact that the iPad 2 was introduced into the market with two cameras to it with one camera in the front and the other at the back of the iPad. The features of the back camera include: Video recording, a still camera with 5 x digital x zoom and HD up to 30 fps (frames per second) along with audio facility. Likewise, the front camera offers the following: VGA quality camera, video recording and VGA up to 30 fps with audio facility. The iPad video cameras also enable video and photo geotagging over Wi-Fi. There maybe many people wondering what to do with their iPad cameras. So, let us understand the things that you can do using iPad video cameras.

Taking Photos and Record Videos

iPad Video Cameras | Using iPad Video CamerasTaking photos and recording videos is one of the most basic things that you can do with your camera. By using iPad video cameras you can capture amazing pictures and record top quality videos on your iPad. In case you are not happy with your videos, you can edit them using the iMovie feature on your iPad.

Video Chat

Using iPad video cameras enable you to catch up with your friends through Apple’s FaceTime video chat feature. This feature on your camera allows you to drop in and check out on your friends, irrespective where they are stationed at the present moment. Just with a finger touch you can call on somebody else’s iPad over Wi-Fi. In fact you can also call on someone with an iPhone 4 or a Mac or the new iPod Touch. The iPad display allows you to have a face to face talk with one another irrespective of where you are. Using iPad video cameras enable you to stay in touch with your family, friends, business associates and others when you are on a long business trip or on a holiday.

Enabling Business

Using iPad video cameras can benefit the business community in many ways. For instance, insurance surveyors or adjusters, construction professionals, architects, doctors, engineers and others can now take pictures, make notes and send them through email wherever you are. For those who are working in the field, the rear facing camera in the iPad is of great convenience. Using iPad video cameras offers some new features that fit in streaming videos, photos to large screens through its AirPlay wireless technology. You may also use FaceTime for corporate video conferencing calls but it is restricted only to Apple devices.

Photo Booth

By using iPad photo booth on the front camera, all that you need to do is aim and click away. A good thing about photo booth is that you can see a preview of the photo before you click. You can also add effects to your photos and have great fun. With this you can now send your photographs to your friends through mail. Moreover, all photographs using Photo Booth is saved automatically to the photo library which means anytime you want to see them you can run a slide show.

Finally, using iPad video cameras are great fun provided you know how to use them.


  1. Darryl says:

    Hey George, I love using the iPad 2 for video chat. Definitely something the first generation iPad was lacking, and the iPad 3 will probably be even better with faster connection and enhanced quality video. Thanks for another great article!

  2. richard kearney says:

    Thank you for the tips.You have made the tips idiot proof ;way to go.

  3. Hey George, Is there a better way to get photos and videos off the iPad than emailing them?

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