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Does anyone know how to write code to snap a digital camera (take a picture) from a java application? Can code be written to "see" what the camera sees in the Java app and then actually snap the camera. I know there are TWAIN packages to retrieve pictures from a camera's memory. I actually want to snap the picture from the Java app. Does anyone know how to do this? Any tips or suggestions will be helpful

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That would all depend on the camera.
Some (typically the most expensive professional models) do indeed support remote control like that but it's typically achieved using custom software (or maybe a Photoshop plugin is available for it).
You'll have to contact your camera manufacturer to ask for details, and the job will likely require a lot of JNI code.
 
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