What you need to know
- Apple has released a new Shot on iPhone video.
- The video showcases videos and photos shot with Night Mode.
- Apple's "Night Mode Challenge" competition winners will be announced on March 4th.
The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro both received the new Night Mode capability which helps iPhone owners take better pictures in low light environments. To showcase the images that some photographers have been able to achieve with the new iPhones, Apple has released a new video to its YouTube channel.
Titled "Night mode", the video kicks off with an iPhone 11 Pro capturing a match being lit in the dark at both normal speed and slow motion. The video then shows off a handful of side by side comparisons in which one photo is shot without Night Mode and the other is. It wraps up by running through a bunch of photos that have been shot using Night Mode. The entire video is backed by "We Only Come Out At Night" by the Smashing Pumpkins.
In the description, Apple says encourages iPhone owners to "take more natural-looking photos in low-light with Night mode on iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro." Night Mode launched with the new iPhones in September of 2019 and has made capturing higher quality photos and videos in low light much more accessible. The mode automatically turns on when the camera determines it to be beneficial but can be manually enabled by the user if desired.
The video comes after the closing of Apple's latest Shot On iPhone competition which focused on Night Mode. Called the "Night Mode Challenge", the competition was available to those with an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max and asked users to send Apple their best photo captured with the new feature. The competition ended on January 29th and the winners are set to be announced on March 4th.
Check out the Night Mode video below.
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
Night mode really does make a difference but I hope in a future update it gets added as a stand-alone mode so I can turn it on and off manually or set it for automatic
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