• Quick! Get the camera! From the Lock screen, just swipe the open camera button up. Or swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen to open Control Center, then tap the camera button.

Note: When you open Camera from the Lock screen, you can view (and even edit) photos and videos by tapping the thumbnail at the lower-left corner of the screen. To share photos and videos, first unlock iPhone.

Swipe the camera icon in the lower-right corner of the Lock screen for quick access to the camera.

With iPhone, you can take both still photos and HD videos. And, there’s two cameras—in addition to the iSight camera on the back, there’s a FaceTime camera on the front for FaceTime calls and self-portraits. The LED flash provides extra light when you need it—even as a flashlight, just a swipe away in Control Center. See Control Center.

Camera in Photo mode. Slide the screen left or right to switch between modes. The flash mode, HDR, and Switch Camera buttons appear at the top. Tap the thumbnail at the lower-left to view the photos and videos you’ve taken. Shutter button is at bottom-center. Filter button at lower-right.