Tag Archive: Portrait


How to Use Portrait Lighting Mode on iPhone Camera

Portrait Lighting is a powerful photography tool available on newer iPhone models cameras. Apple aimed to bring studio-quality effects to the camera app by analyzing light on a subject in real-time while in portrait mode, and the result is the portrait lighting mode feature. There are five different studio-like effects to choose from, in the … Read More

How to Use Portrait Camera on iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, & iPhone 7 Plus

Portrait Camera mode is a nice feature available to some of the newer iPhone models. As the name implies, it’s ideally suited for taking portraits of people, animals, or objects, and it uses a digital blur to create a depth effect on captured images. Portrait Camera mode can be used on select new iPhone models, … Read More

3 New iPhone X Commercials Show Off Face ID and Portrait Lighting

Apple has released a series of new iPhone X commercials, demonstrating various features available on the device. Two of the TV advertisements focus on Face ID unlocking the iPhone X and how your face is a magical password, and the other commercial focuses on studio lighting effects available on iPhone X camera. The latest Apple … Read More

New Apple Commercials Show Off iPhone X Portrait Lighting and iPad Pro

Apple is running a handful of new commercials, one for iPhone X, and two additional commercials for the iPad Pro. The new iPhone X ad focuses on the devices Portrait Lighting camera feature, which uses software to attempt to mimic various portrait lighting effects that you’d typically associate with studio lighting scenarios. The new iPad … Read More

How to Snap Portrait Mode-Style Photos on Any iPhone with Focus Mode for Instagram

Using Portrait Mode to achieve a depth effect on photos may be limited to certain iPhone models with dual-camera lenses, but a variety of third party apps are bringing similar portrait mode photography features to all other iPhones too. Instagram is one of them, with a “Focus” feature that captures pictures using a similar depth … Read More

New Apple Commercial Shows Off Portrait Mode for iPhone 7 Plus

Apple is running a new iPhone 7 Plus commercial called “Take Mine”, the advertisement emphasizes the devices Portrait Mode camera feature. In the commercial, a girl is visiting a coastal Mediterranean town, and after taking a picture with Portrait mode on her iPhone she soon becomes the impromptu town photographer, snapping portrait mode pictures of … Read More

iOS 10.1 Update Available with Bug Fixes & Portrait Camera

Apple has released iOS 10.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The latest version of iOS includes bug fixes and enhancements, but the most prominent feature is the inclusion of a Portrait camera mode ability for iPhone 7 Plus users. Additionally, Apple has released a bug fix update for Apple Watch and Apple TV, versioned … Read More

Despite Apple hostility, director promises ‘impressionistic’ portrait of Steve Jobs

The director of a new documentary about Steve Jobs says his film won’t be a straightforward biography of the late Apple leader. Instead, Alex Gibney says he “set out to do an impressionistic film, structured in a way like Citizen…Read more ›

Despite Apple hostility, director promises ‘impressionistic’ portrait of Steve Jobs

The director of a new documentary about Steve Jobs says his film won’t be a straightforward biography of the late Apple leader. Instead, Alex Gibney says he “set out to do an impressionistic film, structured in a way like Citizen…Read more ›

Stonebaked Steve: Apple Founder’s Pizza Portrait

Back in the heady days of 1996 — when Apple shares were worth less than the cost of a VHS tape of Independence Day — one of the many awful ideas the company came up with was to latch onto…Read more ›