How to Shoot a Backlit Subject on iPhone


Apple has a great video series called How to Shoot on iPhone. They share some tips and techniques to help you take better photos, and enjoy them, with your iPhone. We start with a video on how to shoot a backlit subject.

Steps for how to Shoot a Backlit Subject on iPhone

  1. Turn on HDR

    Tap the HDR icon in the camera app (if your have auto HDR turned on in Settings > Camera you can skip this step).

  2. Focus

    Tap and hold to lock focus on the subject you would like to focus on.

  3. Adjust Exposure

    Slide the sun icon down to lower the exposure.

  4. Shoot!

    Take your awesome backlit photo.

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