Here's how people are using Portrait Lighting mode in real life

iPhone X
iPhone X

When the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus were announced, people were pleasantly surprised to see, alongside Portrait Mode, that Portrait Lighting was now a thing.

Portrait Lighting uses machine learning and Portrait mode's depth map to intelligently add special lighting to your photos in real time. (Serenity Caldwell)

While the feature isn't perfect by any means, there are a ton of new things you can do in order to edit and capture a stunning photograph using nothing but your iPhone.

Need some ideas to get you started? Well, here's how people are using Portrait Lighting mode every day in real life!

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Taken any great Portrait mode photos lately?

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Cella writes for iMore on social and photography. She's a true crime enthusiast, bestselling horror author, lipstick collector, buzzkill, and Sicilian. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @hellorousseau