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Capturing Better Photos and Video with your iPhone® by J. Dennis Thomas

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Chapter 8. Share Your iPhone Photos and Videos

Share Your iPhone Photos and Videos

A great thing about taking pictures and videos with your iPhone is the ease with which you can share them with friends and family. It only takes seconds—and a click of a button—to send a photo halfway around the world.

You can also upload photos to your favorite photo sharing or social networking Web sites, such as Flickr, Facebook and YouTube.

Eventually you will need to download your photos to your computer.

Figure 8.1. Eventually you will need to download your photos to your computer.

Download your Photos and Videos

At some point in time, you're going to want to transfer your photos and videos from your iPhone to your computer—either to free up space, edit with software on your computer, or to just back them up.

Downloading your images from the iPhone can vary depending on which computer platform and operating system you use and which software you have installed.

Image Capture is the easiest way to transfer your images from your iPhone to your Mac.

Figure 8.2. Image Capture is the easiest way to transfer your images from your iPhone to your Mac.

OS X

For those of you using Apple computers with OS X, the easiest way to transfer images from your iPhone to your computer is to use the Image Capture software. This is included with most versions of OS X (10.4 and up). Find it in the Applications folder ...

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