All items sold on Lazada are covered under the 100% Buyer Protection and/or Satisfaction Guaranteed. Your application can make use of the camera after getting an instance of Camera , and you must be particularly careful to release the camera object when your application stops using it, and as soon as your application is paused ( Activity.onPause() ). If your application does not properly release the camera, all subsequent attempts to access the camera, including those by your own application, will fail and may cause your or other applications to be shut down.
When you take a photograph with your camera in the ‘automatic’ mode it will produce what the manufacturer considers to be the best picture based on all the information available to the camera – such as the light; the type of light; the type of scene the camera calculates is in front of it; is it using the flash and so on. However the camera is just guessing, albeit very cleverly, about the picture it is taking.
Lensrentals decided to post some details of the kind of damage some of its camera equipment suffered at the hands of those who failed to attach a solar filter or take similar precautions to protect the kit from damage, though Zach Sutton, who wrote the post, was keen to point out that the piece wasnt intended as a criticism of its fantastic customer base.
Camera hardware is a shared resource that must be carefully managed so your application does not collide with other applications that may also want to use it. The following sections discusses how to detect camera hardware, how to request access to a camera, how to capture pictures or video and how to release the camera when your application is done using it.
Note: With the introduction of the Multi-Window feature in Android 7.0 (API level 24) and higher, you can no longer assume the aspect ratio of the preview is the same as your activity even after calling setDisplayOrientation() Depending on the window size and aspect ratio, you may may have to fit a wide camera preview into a portrait-orientated layout, or vice versa, using a letterbox layout.