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The Camera Application—Recording Videos (Droid X)

The Camera application enables you to take pictures, record video, and upload video straight to YouTube. We cover the video recording and upload features of the Camera application in this chapter. Using the Camera application to take pictures is covered in Chapter 9.

Recording Video

  1. The Camera application should be on the Home screen. Touch to launch it. You can also press and hold the physical Camera button until you feel a short vibration
  2. Touch to switch the camera to video mode.
  3. Press the physical Camera button to start and stop recording video.

Changing Video Settings

Before you record a video, you can change some settings that can alter how the video is recorded.

  1. Touch to select scenes. Your choices are Everyday, Outdoors, Concert, Narrative, and Subject.
  2. Touch to change the video effects. Your choices are Normal, Black and White, Negative, Sepia, Solarize, Red Tint, Green Tint, and Blue Tint.
  3. Touch to turn the light on or off.
  4. Touch to switch back to still camera mode.
  5. Touch to enable or disable automatic tagging with your GPS location and to add your own custom tags.
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