How to use portrait lighting effects with the iPhone 11 Pro

iPhone 11 Pro portrait lighting effects
(Image credit: Amy Davis/Digital Camera World)

One of the best things about the Apple iPhone 11 Pro is the quality of the onboard camera, and in particular, how well it shoots convincing blurred backgrounds with the Portrait mode. 

If you’ve ever used it, you might have noticed a set of options appearing at the bottom of the screen which refer to the “lighting” settings which you can choose between. 

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Amy Davies

Amy Davies has been writing about photography since 2009, and used to be a colleague on Digital Camera magazine and She now works as a freelance journalist writing for nclude Amateur Photographer, Stuff, Wired, T3, Digital Photographer, Digital Camera World, TechRadar, Trusted Reviews, ePhotozine and Photography Blog. She has an undergraduate degree in journalism and a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism, both from Cardiff Journalism School.