Tip of the Day: How to Zoom While You're Shooting a Video on Your iPhone

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If you've ever tried to capture your kids being adorable or hilarious on video, you know that super stealth is often required. If a child notices that he is being filmed, the cuteness usually ends immediately. Fortunately, zooming is not just for static picture taking. 


To zoom in on your subject while recording, just place two fingers on the screen and then move them apart.

This will bring up a tool for adjusting the level of zoom. To zoom further in or back out, slide your finger right or left along the bar.

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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.