Here is how to take pictures with Mac’s built-in camera

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Like any other laptops out there, MacBook includes a webcam embedded into the display. This webcam allows users to easily take selfies or funny pictures, which are sent to your friends or families. Your Mac’s built-in camera can be located near the top and middle of the screen bezel on most Macs and the quality of the pictures heavily depends on the quality of your Mac Facetime camera.


If you are new to MacBook, chances are that the process of taking pictures with your Mac’s built-in camera is a little bit confusing. With that in mind, we believe that we can help you out.

In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to take a picture on Mac using its built-in camera. Before we get started, note that newer Macs tend to have higher resolution camera.

 Steps to take a picture on Mac using its built-in camera

Step one: First and foremost, you are supposed to launch the Photo Booth app on your Mac. If you are struggling to locate the app, you can find it within the Application/folder on your Mac

Step two: Once you are done, all you need to do is to click the red camera button to start the countdown to take your picture

Step three: Remember that you will be able to take additional pictures as you desire by simply clicking the red camera button again

Step four: Once you are done, you simply need to click the thumbnail of the image you wish to save or share to get it out of the Photo Booth application

Steps to save or share pictures taken with your Mac’s built-in camera

Once you have captured pictures, the next step is to save or share all of them. Luckily, the Photo Booth app allows you to export all pictures taken with a Mac’s built-in camera through the File menu. All you need to do is to click the File menu at the top and select Export.

Alternatively, you can use the Share button on Photo Booth. You simply need to click the Share button located at the bottom-right corner of the app and select your sharing options

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