The Camera is used to take pictures. When a pictuer is taken by the camera all icons are taken out of the picture. To take a picture with it presss the camera icon in your inventory. Then an icon will show above your blockhead saying "take photo" press is to set up where you want the photo to be taken or press cancel to cancel. Then drag to pan (look around) and pinch to zoom. You can pan any were you have explored and none of your blockheads have to be in the photo. Then hit the camera button when you are ready. Then you will get the option to mail, save to camera roll (save so you can see it in your photo app), print, copy, or cancel.