Apple reveals how to take stunning photos at night using your iPhone


Apple have launched a new campaign called One Night on iPhone 7 designed users around the globe familiarise themselves with the fantastic low light photography capabilities of the device.

It is latest part of Apple’s “Shot on iPhone” promotional drive.

The iPhone is now the most popular camera in the world.

The latest versions, the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus offer a large aperture, a six-element lens and optical image stabilisation, making it easier to shoot photos and videos in low light.

The larger ƒ/1.8 aperture allows up to 50% more light onto the camera sensor which naturally improves the devices ability to take excellent low-light images.

Image stabilisation reduces blur, whilst the iPhone’s quad-LED flash which helps you create “sharper, more brightly lit photos”, Apple says.

Both the iPhone and the iPhone 7 Plus have 12MP wide angle cameras with the larger iPhone 7 Plus having a 12MP telephoto lens that allows the user to focus on distant images.

The iPhone has a nifty Portrait Mode which uses a technique called “bokeh” that blurs the background scenery in the image.

Here are some recommendations that that may help you to improve your snaps:

– iPhone 7 Plus users can access the optical zoom facility by tapping on photos. Press and hold to zoom further.

– iOS 10 users can access their camera by swiping left

– You can ask Siri to “take a selfie” for front camera mode or “take a photo” for the normal camera app

– Tap the screen to enhance focus

– Hold down the shutter to activate “burst mode” to take lots of images quickly


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Photo by Mathieu Beth Tan.

Photo by Mathieu Beth Tan.


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