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The camera in Far Cry 3 is useful for tagging enemies from a distance but also includes the ability to take pictures. This does not seem to do anything useful when used on animals or enemies. Is there a purpose?

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As it turns out, the Take Picture functionality is ONLY used in missions (Thanks Paralytic) (Source:).

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you should also add that some missions require you to take pictures of things – Paralytic Dec 21 '12 at 2:21
@Paralytic - I assumed jhappoldt was only looking for the 'idle' uses of the camera, but you're right, added. – Robotnik Dec 21 '12 at 2:45
In the PC, do you know the directory where the screenshot, camera-taken pictures in Far Cry 3 are located? – galacticninja Dec 21 '12 at 3:12
Hmm, an article I read ages back said you could, but according to this, it can't actually take screenshots. What a bummer. I always assumed that was the point, but never bothered to try it in game – Robotnik Dec 21 '12 at 3:24
+1 for the credit c: – Paralytic Dec 21 '12 at 4:02

One of the screen tips while the levels load says that you can use it to track enemies.

Take a picture of them and you will see an indicator hover over their heads so you can more easily track multiple enemies.

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You don't need to take a picture for that, the camera will automatically mark enemies and animals as soon as they are in view. – Grumbel Dec 24 '12 at 15:49
good to know, thanks. – k1DBLITZ Dec 26 '12 at 14:47

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