Use Siri Shortcuts to automatically make a selfie strip

“Learn how to build an iOS Siri Shortcut for taking a series of photos, combining them into a vertical strip, previewing the result, and sharing the resulting image,” Gary Rosenzweig writes for MacMost.

“To accomplish this, we’ll use the Take Photo action and the Combine Images action,” Rosenzweig writes. “We’ll wrap Take Photo inside a simple Repeat look. Then we’ll use the Quick Look action to see the result and share it.”

Rosenzweig writes, “You can also use other actions to instantly send the image via Messages, Email or save to your Photos Library.”

Full article here.

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  1. This is a feature which I initially assumed would be of no interest to me, but having watched the video, it looks as though I’ll be able to create scripts for automating quite a lot of actions which I normally do step by step.

    Everybody so far has rather predictably talked about the selfie aspect, but Gary chose taking multiple pictures as a simple to understand, trivial demonstration of how Shortcuts work. His video inspired me to look at Siri Shortcuts more carefully.

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