Hold down the "Fn" key and press the "Space" bar to zoom in or out on the laptop. Press the "Space" bar to toggle through the different zooming options.What optical zoom is best?
Pictures of nature need you to be very still to eliminate the distortion, which means you'll have to stay a little back if it means getting a stable grip. If you're out hiking, a camera with a 5x or 7x optical zoom would be your best bet.Why is my webcam so zoomed in?
If you are moving around while using the webcam, it may need to zoom in and out to control the focus. The same goes for Zoom and Pan, which will also cause the camera to move side to side. More advanced webcams have face recognition software which will cause the camera to zoom in order to keep your face in focus.