How to Set up a Raspberry Pi Camera

Set Up

  1. Locate the Port for the Camera Module
  2. Pull up gently on the edges of the plastic clip on the port
  3. Insert the ribbon cable for the Camera Module; make sure the cable is round the correct way
  4. Push the plastic camera clip into place

Enable Camera

Camera Applications

raspistill -o Desktop/image.jpg
from picamera import PiCamera
camera = PiCamera()
camera.start_preview(alpha=192)
camera.capture("/home/pi/Desktop/pic.jpg")
camera.stop_preview()
from picamera import PiCamera
camera = PiCamera()
camera.start_preview(alpha=192)
camera.capture("/home/pi/Desktop/pic.jpg")
camera.stop_preview()

Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2–8 Megapixel

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