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Portrait Lighting

Apple Videos Detail Portrait Lighting Effects on the iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X

October 24, 2017

Apple has recently posted new videos to YouTube detailing how to shoot and edit photos with the Portrait Lighting features exclusively on the iPhone 8 Plus and upcoming iPhone X.

An extension of the Portrait Mode first unveiled with the iPhone 7 Plus, Portrait Lighting provides a number of different artistic studio lighting effects to images. It uses the new A11 Bionic processor, a new image signal processor, and facial detection.

The effects can be chosen before snapping an image or afterward when editing.

While the videos only mention the iPhone 8 Plus the feature will also be available on the iPhone X which will officially land early next month. Preorder begin this week on Friday, Oct. 27.