Your iP7 Plus Portrait Mode/Bokeh Shots

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  1. sandybridge_guy

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    i still suck at taking pics this way. i get needs more light. must stand 8 feet away. haha. oh well. will have a lot of time to practice when I go on hibernation mode again soon. ;p
     
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    I just got my 7 Plus a few days ago and from what I know there are 2 cameras:
    - Wide angle (located on the outer/more peripheral side and used automatically for most photos)
    - Telephoto (located medially used automatically for Portrait and 2x zoom up)

    What I've noticed though is that even when I cover up and zoom, the inner camera, photos are still taken instead of being dark or just black, since my finger is covering up the lens.

    When I change the mode to portrait though and cover up the inner lens again, I am indeed unable to take a photo since I can see my finger blocking the lens.

    Also I've noticed that there really isn't much difference in the quality of the photo if I just take a regular pic (1x) then zoom it in in Photos vs when I take a 2x pic.

    *The phone has been updated to 10.1.1

    **Sorry for the low res pic. I used the iSight camera of my MacBook, which isn't really very good.
     
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    What the F??

    So the 2x zoom isn't really using the telephoto lens? I need Apple's explanation regarding this :mad:

    And the zoom lens only gets used if you go in Portrait Mode, which I use very sparingly.

    Good catch!
     
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    Amazing how you were able to take a portrait mode bokeh shot in low light!
    How did you do it?! @_@
     
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    sorry i'm a noob in posting pictures online, here's my shot:

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    When in dim lighting condition the telephoto lens won't work. It will use the wide angle because of its wide aperture. Try it outdoors or indoors with bright lighting.
     
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    +1 on this

    this has already been explained in various apple forums way back in september pa a few days after its launch hehe
     
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    I was in a conference this morning and tried the portrait mode for the first time:

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    I just point and shoot using the portrait mode, i was also amazed that the outcome was okay
     
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    Will try that. Thanks!
     
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