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    Default Photos don't fit screen

    How come when you take a pic with the iPhone 5 they don't fill the screen? It's as if the pics are only the size of a 4/4s screen.

    Can i change that?
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    Default Photos don't fit screen

    Nope. That is the aspect ratio that the camera takes the pics in.
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    Default Photos don't fit screen

    You are not taking a 16:9 picture. The pictures are still 4:3 which is why they don't fill the screen.
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    Ahhh makes sense, thanks!!!
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    Default Re: Photos don't fit screen

    Quote Originally Posted by bamf-hacker View Post
    You are not taking a 16:9 picture. The pictures are still 4:3 which is why they don't fill the screen.
    How can one take a 16:9 landscape photo?
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    Default Re: Photos don't fit screen

    Not with the stock camera app. I believe ProCam lets you shoot in 16:9

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    Default Re: Photos don't fit screen

    Quote Originally Posted by Jmaxim View Post
    How can one take a 16:9 landscape photo?
    also while shooting a video, you can snap pictures. Those will be 16x9. Not the best solution, but somewhat of an alternative.
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    Default Re: Photos don't fit screen

    Quote Originally Posted by trmoney24 View Post
    also while shooting a video, you can snap pictures. Those will be 16x9. Not the best solution, but somewhat of an alternative.
    How do you take pics while shooting a video?
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    Quote Originally Posted by trmoney24 View Post
    also while shooting a video, you can snap pictures. Those will be 16x9. Not the best solution, but somewhat of an alternative.
    Those pics taken during a video are limited by video resolution rather than the full 8MP resolution of the still camera.
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    Default Photos don't fit screen

    Confirmed... Procam does shoot in 16:9. It's one of the options.
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    Default Re: Photos don't fit screen

    Quote Originally Posted by bamf-hacker View Post
    Confirmed... Procam does shoot in 16:9. It's one of the options.
    Thanks. Don't understand why this isn't available from the get go if the camera has the ability to do it.
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    Default Re: Photos don't fit screen

    Because pictures are 4:3, that's like the standard and stuff. ;-)
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    Yeah this really bothered me at first as well but got used to it Wish we had an option to shoot in 16:9

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