Thursday, November 10th, 2016

How to take amazing pics using Portrait Mode on your iPhone 7 Plus

Jayakrishnan VU | November 10, 2016 5:04 pm Print
Portrait Mode depends on iPhone 7 Plus's twin-lens rear camera setup to produce amazing depth effect for your pictures. iPhone 7 Plus can now take bokeh images ( having subject in focus while background is blurred), that look wonderful.

Portrait Mode is the newest addition for iPhone 7 Plus users thanks to iOS 10.1 update.  Portrait Mode allows you to take breathtaking photos, with depth effect.

Let’s take a tour of Portrait Mode features:

Portrait Mode depends on iPhone 7 Plus’s twin-lens rear camera setup to produce amazing depth effect for your pictures. iPhone 7 Plus can now take bokeh images ( having subject in focus while background is blurred), that look wonderful.

1. Portrait Mode can be used using photo, Video, Slo-Mo of the rotating swipe menu located at bottom of the iphone 7’s Camera app interface. (all the options in the iPhone 7 Plus are: Time-Lapse, Slo-Mo, Video, Photo [default], Portrait, Square, Pano.)

Portrait Mode can be accessed by iPhone 7 Plus users with updated iOS 10.1 or next version.

2. We should first open the Camera app by swiping right-hand edge of it’s lock screen. We can also just wipe the bottom of iphone 7’s Home screen and just tap the camera icon placed on Control Centre).
Then swipe the left to make PORTRAIT lit yellow color.

3. For iphone 7 plus users, app gives some tips on lighting, composition, position. Still we have to adjust the shutter speed to take pics on portrait mode. Yet, some of iphone 7 plus camera options and settings are not accessible in Portrait Mode.

4. How to use timer:

Timer can be activated by tapping the clock icon at the ipone’s top panel or just tapping 3s or 10s, ( to select a 3 or 10 -second timer)

Have a look at some of these ipone 7 Plus pics:

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