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How to shoot with the iPhone 7 Plus’s telephoto lens

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How to shoot with the iPhone 7 Plus’s telephoto lens

The iPhone 7 Plus allows you to shoot photographs at 2x magnification with its telephoto lens. This is how!

While you pick out up an iPhone 7 Plus, you are additionally getting an ideal multi-camera gadget to take pictures and shoot video. Through default, you shoot with the iPhone's 12-megapixel wide-angle f/1.8 lens, however you'll be able to additionally amp up the magnification and take pictures with the new telephoto lens — each in the Digital camera app, or in a lot of nice third-party apps.

How to shoot with the telephoto lens in the Digital camera app

  1. Open the Digital camera app and make a selection Photograph mode.
  2. Faucet on the 1x button to transfer to 2x telephoto mode.
  3. Body and shoot your photograph!

So long as you are capturing in a brightly-lit space, the Digital camera app will routinely choose the telephoto lens while you transfer to 2x magnification; if you are in a dimly-lit space, on the other hand, you won't be able to use the telephoto lens and it's going to routinely transfer to digitally-zoomed wide-angle shot.

How to shoot with the telephoto lens in third-party apps

When you run right into a state of affairs like the above the place you wish to have to make sure to're capturing with the telephoto lens — and simply the telephoto lens — you'll be able to use a third-party manual camera app that helps lens swapping. (Our present favourite is ProCamera.)

This is how to shoot in ProCamera:

  1. Open the ProCamera app.
  2. Faucet the Extra button (seems like 3 horizontal strains).
  3. Choose the Tele digital camera choice.

For different third-party apps that make stronger the iPhone 7 Plus's multi-camera device, directions might be identical — you'll be able to simply need to search for their lens selectors.


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