Taking a still picture with Raspberry Pi Camera

Posted: October 13, 2013 by schoolpiclub in General News, Raspberry Pi Camera

To take a camera still photo type the following into LX Terminal

raspistill -o image.jpg

A preview screen will appear and after approximately 5 seconds it will take the picture.

raspistill = is the utility that is part of Raspbian (the Raspberry Pi operating system) which is used to capture still pictures.

-o = sets the output filename for the JPEG pictures.

image.jpg = is the file name

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