# Modules.Map.Camera

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# Overview

Applying a camera to a map has the effect of giving the map a 3D-like appearance. You can use a camera to rotate the map so that it is oriented to match the user's heading or to apply a pitch angle to tilt the plane of the map.

If the app is run on pre iOS 7, camera functionality will not be available. After creating a Camera object, it can be applied to the map by setting the camera property of the map view.

Use the <Modules.Map.createCamera> method to create a camera.

If altitude, eyeCoordinate, and centerCoordinate are passed in on creation, a camera will be returned using the specified viewing angle information.