Join Seán Duggan for an in-depth discussion in this video Portrait and Portrait Lighting mode, part of iPhone and iPad Photography with iOS 12.
- [Instructor] If you have an iPhone…with a dual camera system,…such as the iPhone 7 Plus, 8 Plus,…or one of the iPhone X models,…you can take advantage of portrait mode…to artificially create a shallow depth of field effect.…Portrait mode even works on the iPhone XR…even though it only has one lens.…On the iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X models,…there are also portrait lighting effects…that work in portrait mode,…both while you're shooting and as an option later…when you're editing your portrait shots.…
In portrait mode, the camera is shooting the image…with the 56 millimeter lens,…but it's using the wide angled 28 millimeter lens…to determine depth information in the scene…and differentiate between the subject in the foreground…and the background.…It uses this information to create a depth map…and apply computational blurring in live real time,…resulting in a shot where the subject in the foreground…is in focus and the background is blurred.…In the Camera app, choose the portrait mode.…
If your subject is within eight feet,…
- Shooting panorama photos
- Creating slow-motion videos
- Taking time-lapse videos
- Organizing photos
- Image editing with the Photos app
- Trimming videos
- Sharing photos
- Transferring photos to and from your device
Skill Level Intermediate
1. How to Use the Camera App
2. Organize with the Photos App
3. Edit with the Photos App
4. Transfer Photos with Your Device
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