Iphone 6 How to Take Pictures Properly

The camera on the iPhone is not professional, however, to get decent photos, you should know some tricks and features of its functioning. Today we will try to understand the exposure and the definition of the focal area.

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Photos are always successfully obtained in which the focus area is placed in the same place where the exposure will be measured. However, difficulties arise when, for example, you want to focus on a very bright subject in the background, and measure the exposure on another, less bright subject.

First, let’s explain what focus and exposure are.

Focus. this is the area of ​​the photograph in which the image will be sharper and sharper, i.e. this is the area that the photographer wants to focus on.

Iphone 6 How to Take Pictures Properly

Exposition. the amount of light that will fall on the photo, i.e. this is how bright the photo will be. If we select a dark subject for metering, the photograph will be lighter, and if it is light, it will be darker.

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The standard camera functionality on iOS does not allow you to set different points for focusing and exposure. But for this there are programs such as Camera and Camera Awesome, which allow you to separate focus and exposure from each other. To do this, you must first touch the screen so that the sight appears, and then use your fingers to separate the sight into two parts, one of which will be responsible for the focus, and the second for exposure.

As for the standard camera, it also has a little secret, which not all users know about. When focusing, try not to remove your finger from the screen after pressing it, but to hold it on it a little. After a couple of seconds, the focus sight will pulsate and when you release your finger, “AE / AF lock” will appear below. This means that the camera will not change focus and exposure, even if you move your device. You can disable this feature by tapping the screen again.

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What is it for? For example, you walk on a bright sunny day along the street and suddenly you see a beautiful flower in the park. Due to the strong sun, your iPhone will focus on a light flower, which will lead to darkened photos. However, if you first point your iPhone at some dark subject and block the automatic change of focus and exposure, your photos will be much brighter.

We hope that our tips will help you take better and more pleasant photos on your i-devices!

If you are interested in photography, then you may be interested in these design ideas: Instagram Socialmatic Camera and the iPhone 5 concept with a SLR camera. You may also like the work of our friend from Minsk, who photographs on iPod Touch 4 using a special device.