Tip of the Day: How to Take Pictures While Shooting Video on Your iPhone

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What do you do when you're recording a video on your iPhone and a perfect picture-taking moment arises? Do you stop recording? Or do you let the moment go by? If you have an iPhone 5 or later model, you can relax and take the picture while you continue to record your video. Here's how:

When you are recording a video on your iPhone, a shutter button appears to the left of the record button where you usually see a thumbnail of your most recent photo. Tap the shutter button to capture the the photo while your video continues to record.

 

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Sarah Kingsbury is the Senior Web Editor of iPhone Life magazine. Previously she wrote for savvyvegetarian.com and was the Associate Editor of the Iowa Source for many years.