# Capturing Photos

When surveying, you might want to take a photo from your camera or attach an existing photo from the device gallery to your survey feature.


To set up a photo widget:


  • Select photo field under the right column (Available Widgets)
  • Under the Widget Display, from Widget Type section:
    • From the drop-down menu, select Attachment
    • Under Path, select Relative paths and Relative to project path

Ensure to save and synchronise your project.

# Mergin Maps Input

To use the photo widget in the form from Input:

  • Open Input on your device and from Projects > Explore download documentation\form_setup
  • Open the project
  • Select Record and add a point
  • The form will appear and under photo field
    • Select Take a photo to use your camera app for taking a photos
    • Select Add from gallery to attach an existing photo from your device