Do you consider yourself an iPhone photographer? If you take most of your photos with your iPhone, whether you are posting them on Instagram or sharing them with friends,  you can benefit from experimenting with the camera settings on your iPhone. 

The 10 iPhone camera settings and features to master

  1. The ultra-wide camera
  2. Night mode
  3. iPhone Camera Live
  4. iPhone Portrait mode
  5. Optical zoom
  6. iPhone Camera timer
  7. Burst photos
  8. The iPhone Camera grid
  9. Exposure/focus lock
  10. iPhone HDR

Iphone camera settings 2021

  1. From the Home screen, tap Camera Camera icon.
  2. Tap the Flash icon Flash icon in the top-left corner of the screen.
  3. Tap one of the following:AutoFlash automatically turned on depending upon available light sources.OnFlash onOffFlash off
  4. Tap HDR (along the top).
     HDR stands for High Dynamic Range and blends the best parts of three separate exposures into a single photo.AutoAutomatically turned on depending upon exposure sources.OnHigh Dynamic Range OnOffHigh Dynamic Range Off
  5. Tap the Live Photos icon to turn on Live photo on icon or off Live photo off icon.
  6. Tap the Timer icon Camera timer icon (delayed photo capture) then choose one of the following:
    • Off
    • 3s (seconds)
    • 10s
  7. Tap the Filters icon Filters icon to change (e.g., Original, Vivid, Dramatic warm, etc.).
  8. To switch to the front-facing camera, tap the front-facing camera icon Front-facing camera icon (lower-right).
  9. To switch to a different mode, swipe the modes menu above the ‘take picture icon’ Take picture icon to the left or right to choose any of the following:
     The ‘take picture’ icon may be look slightly different based on the mode chosen.
    • Time Lapse
       For assistance taking a Time Lapse video refer to Take a Time Lapse Video.
    • Slo-Mo (slow motion)
    • Video
    • Photo
    • Portrait
    • Square (square pictures)
    • Pano (panoramic)
       For assistance using Panorama refer to Take a Panoramic Picture.