Take Professional Looking Pictures with this Built-In Feature

photo app tips Jun 21, 2022

Back in the day if you wanted to take great pictures you had to spend thousands of dollars on fancy cameras and lenses!


But today, all you need is your smartphone camera and you can take pictures that look professional in just a single click!

One easy way to do this is by selecting PORTRAIT MODE before you take your picture! This feature puts a sharp focus on your subject and adds a blur effect to the background. 

You will be amazed at how great your pictures turn out! 

Give it a try! Take one picture as a standard photo and one in portrait mode. Compare the two and you will never go back! 

iPhone (only on iPhone 7 Plus and newer)

  1. Open the camera app.
  2. Swipe through the various effects along the bottom above the shutter button and select “Portrait.”
  3. Aim your camera at your subject and press click. 



  1. Open the camera app.
  2. Select the menu button or swipe to choose the portrait option.
  3. Point your phone at the subject and take a picture with the shutter button.
  4. With some models, the blur is applied after the photo is taken.

Happy first official day of summer! I hope you enjoy the longest day of the year! 


All the best,