Multiple snap shots with camera
Is there is a way to take a series of pictures in stead of using the "single shot" photos.capture_image() function? I am seeking a possible way to take many photos in a row exactly like how the stock iOS camera does.
Maybe I am stuck with the single shot photos.capture_image() function....
You can take a look at the app workflow, it gives you the possibility to take several consecutive frames in one go.
Using URL-schemes, you can trigger your workflow and let it return to Pythonista via another URL. However, I guess this might be a little too complex for your needs.
In worst case, you just have to trigger the photos.capture_image() in a loop. It's not very elegant, but it would work.
The way the workflow app uses the camera is close to what I want. Unfortunately I am writing an app for the app store and need the app to do this with out workflow.
If I could find a function that when called returns a snapped image. This way I can loop this function a couple times to get a short photo burst.
Hmm how to do a photo burst in pythonista???? I wonder if I just can't do it....
I’m not sure if this would work, but in theory you could use the upcoming Pythonista 1.6
ctypesmodule to access the iOS camera API directly. The heavy technical restrictions that come with the module might make this impossible, however.