Apple first introduced the Night Mode with the iPhone 11 two years ago. It would automatically turn on every time you’d open a camera to shoot in low light. Apparently, many users hated the automatic enabling of the feature, so Apple now finally allows you to turn it off permanently.
Moondog Labs made a mount for phones that lets you use standard 52mm screw-on filters
The photo and video capabilities of phones getting better and better with each new device that seems to be released, so more and more people are taking photography and filmmaking on their phones a little more seriously. Even if they are using “real cameras” for much of their work, they still want to get the most out of their phones that they can.
With this in mind, Moondog Labs, creator of those anamorphic smartphone lenses, has release the Multi-Camera Filter Mount. It’s designed for the iPhone 11 and other phones that have bayonet mount cases available and gives you a standard 52mm filter thread to screw on regular neutral density and polarizing filters.
The first iPhone certified external flash will come from a power bank maker
Last week we shared that Apple is opening up their specs for using an external flash with iPhone 11. That means that you will be able to use an external flash with the iPhone native camera app. (This is different from, say, Lume Cube’s dedicated app, or Goodx A1).
Now, Power Bank maker, Anker, is the first to make a dedicated flash built on the lighting connector. Here is we know:
Apple launches iPhone 11 smart battery case with a dedicated camera button
Apple has introduced a new series of its Smart Battery Cases for iPhone 11. And just like the phone is all about photography – so are the cases. There are three versions of the new battery case, and each of them has a dedicated camera button for easier access to your phone’s camera.
iPhone 11 pro: my return to Apple
Before I going into this one, let me first lay a little groundwork for the background I have with Apple. A number of years back, I was in love with the iPhone 4S. I felt it was a phone made for photographers and supported it wholeheartedly, going so far as doing speeches at Apple stores about how their products catered to my workflow. As time went on, the light in which I held Apple began to fade, leading to writing the articles, “iPhone is not for Photographers” and “Microsoft: Photographers New Suitor.” In a nutshell, I was genuinely bummed since there was a certain amount of pride I took in using Apple products, for I was raised to love them by my parents, who used them as teachers.
How to shoot Northern lights with a handheld smartphone
Smartphones are getting smarter with every new generation, and so are their cameras. But when you combine a good photographer and a good smartphone, the sky is the limit. Quite literally. Zach Honig of The Points Guy recently shot magnificent Northern lights with nothing but his iPhone, handheld at a 3s exposure. He shared his experience and some photos with DIYP, so let’s see how he did it.
Could iPhone 11 be the best camera phone currently in the market?
Apple has recently announced its latest flagship phone, iPhone 11, and it’s all about the camera. But before you upgrade, you may want to know is it actually worth it. Nilay Patel from The Verge has made a pretty awesome review of the latest iPhone, focusing on the triple-camera iPhone 11 Pro. It packs 12MP sensors with standard, telephoto, and ultra-wide lens, and let’s see how it performs for taking photos and videos.
Apple wants to trademark “Slofie”, the slow-motion selfie
iPhone 11 was announced earlier this month, and it’s all about the camera(s). It’s aimed at mobile photographers, filmmakers, and of course – selfie-takers. The latest iPhone has slow-motion capabilities on the front camera so you can take slow-motion selfies, or as Apple calls them, “slofies.” Apple seems to like their made-up term so much, that they have applied for a US trademark.
Apple’s new iPhone 11 has triple camera system and it’s all about photography and video
Apple has announced its latest flagship phone, iPhone 11. It comes in three versions: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max, and all of them are aimed at photographers and videographers. All three models feature 12MP sensors and shoot up to 4K 60fps video. The iPhone 11 is the most affordable and has a dual camera, but the Pro and Max versions come with the triple camera system, with standard, telephoto, and ultra-wide lenses. Let’s check out the specs and see what the latest iPhone models have to offer.
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