It’s no legend: by playing with the right settings, it’s easy to take beautiful shots with an iPhone.
Getting an iPhone 13 Pro Max for its premium photo capabilities is good. Knowing how to use them correctly is better. To help you prepare your best holiday photo album, Apple has just released a new advice video on the subject. We discover in particular how to share his photo library with his friends, practical when traveling in a group.
Along with this, a good reminder about Exposure tells you how to play with light to emphasize shadows in a scene captured outdoors. Other settings such as contrast, saturation or temperature can also influence a good final result.
If you now want to get beautiful images with low ambient light, then Apple advises using the dedicated Night mode . However, this feature is not available on all iPhone models. Eligible versions are: iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini , iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
In his video, Apple also presents the Portrait mode which performs an intelligent autofocus on the subject to be photographed while blurring the background, such as certain software for video calls. Here, it is recommended in post-production to reduce the shadows as well as the lighting when the scene is immortalized during the golden hour . This period, which corresponds to the short interval after sunrise and the one before sunset, offers remarkable sky colors and limits the impact of backlighting.
Which iPhone for photography?
As we specify in our complete comparison of the different iPhones , it is undoubtedly the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max duo that wins the prize for best photophone at Apple. Indeed, these are the only mobiles of the brand still available to be equipped with three sensors on the back, including a wide-angle and an ultra-wide-angle. With iOS 15, the manufacturer has also developed the Photographic Styles tool , which gives you ready-to-use edits to apply to your shots depending on the time of day. It’s your turn !