A dedicated telephoto lens (aka zoom lens) found on some iPhones boosts iPhone photography with optical zoom capabilities. Future iPhones are rumored to allow for even deeper zoom by adopting a periscope lens (or foldable lens as it's sometimes referred to). At its core, this technology diverts light through a prism and into a telephoto lens set at a ninety-degree angle to a rear-facing lens and buried deep inside the chassis.
With the launch of iOS 15 and the iPhone 13 Pro, which includes support for macro photography, Apple made a bold decision. That was automatic switching, which could be pretty aggressive sometimes. That meant that some users were unable to avoid automatically switching to Macro mode for snapping a photo, even when they didn't want it. The good news, Apple was quick to fix it with the wide launch of iOS 15.1.
Forget about macrophotography, iPhone astrophotography could be the next big thing in smartphone imaging. Just take a look, if you will, at the awesome detail that one photographer was able to extract from an image of the Milky Way captured on iPhone 13 Pro Max.
It's probably safe to say that iOS 15 has had a fair share of pain points since its public launch back in September. Interestingly, one of those was Apple's decision to . . . aggressively switch between macro photography and not. Some reviewers pointed it out that it was a bit of an issue, but Apple was pretty quick to say that a fix was incoming.
A new educational video from Apple on the intricacies of taking depth-of-field images of four-legged friends offers some great tips for shooting expressive pet portraits with iPhone.
Apple has shared a new “Today at Apple” video session which teaches you tips and tricks for how to take portrait photos with iPhone and master portraiture photography.
Today at Apple has a variety of different offshoots, but they all typically focus on creative endeavors using a range of Apple products. For example, the previous video uploaded as part of the Creative Projects initiative was meant to help iPhone photographers take better shots at night. And now the company is back with another tutorial.
Apple has shared a video in which it goes through some cool tips and tricks for how to shoot and edit “otherworldly photos” using the Night Mode feature on recent iPhones.
"Shot on iPhone" is one of Apple's most prominent, and long running, marketing efforts to date. It has been going on for years now, showcasing not only still photography, but also films, shot on the iPhone. And today, Apple's uploaded a new video meant to show off just how easy it can be to capture a cinematic shot on your smartphone.
The camera has been one of the most important parts of the iPhone for years now. Which makes sense, considering it's one of the most popular cameras in the world. As such, there are all sorts of competitions out there focused on iPhone photography (no pun intended).
You may not be a complete novice when it comes to capturing photos with your iPhone camera. But you may not be an expert either. If you fall somewhere in between and want to take your photos to the next level, we have some terrific tips for iPhone photography.
As you may have noticed, there’s no camera on your Apple Watch. After all, where would the lens go? But if you own an Apple Watch, you can use it to control the Camera on your iPhone.
With what’s called the Camera Remote app on your Watch, you can get your iPhone camera set up to snap the shot. Then use the app to capture a single photo or burst, use the timer, change between the front and rear-facing camera, and more, here’s how.