Something special is happening. Maybe it's your child's first steps or their walk down the aisle. Maybe it's a hit-and-run accident, a flaming meteorite, or buddy spilling a drink all over himself. These are fleeting moments that need to be captured instantly.
Though you can open your iPhone's camera relatively quickly from your lock screen (unless you use the bounce), you still have to deal with selecting the right mode (camera or video), focusing, and tapping on the shutter button.
By the time you've got the video recorder working, your child has stopped walking or that driver has sped... more