This is the iPhone 14 Pro photography review everyone has been waiting for

Shot on iPhone 14 Pro w/ 3x lens in ProRAW, converted to B&W using Apple ProRAW Monochrome profile in Lightroom CC.
Austin Mann shot on iPhone 14 Pro (Image credit: Austin Mann)

Every year, photographer Austin Mann takes the upcoming iPhone to an incredible place to take incredible photos. This year is no different.

To test the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, Mann took the phones to Scotland. Mann said that he specifically wanted to put the new 48-megapixel main camera and Action Mode to the test.

The features that really caught my eye during Apple’s keynote were the giant new 48 megapixel sensor, better low-light thanks to quad-pixels, Action mode stabilization for video, and satellite connectivity — and we’ve had a blast putting these new features to the test!

Mann showed that he was able to crop in on the photo below and still get a usable image due to the new 48-megapixel photography capabilities of the main camera.

Cropped photo of a chicken

Shot on iPhone 14 Pro (Image credit: Austin Mann)

To give more perspective on how much you can crop while still getting a usable image, check out the photo below where Mann pointed out an insane 100% zoom in on the image:

Shot on iPhone 14 Pro at 48MP in ProRAW.

Shot on iPhone 14 Pro at 48MP in ProRAW (Image credit: Austin Mann)

The bottom line for the iPhone 14 Pro

Overall, Mann thinks that the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are "a powerful imaging tool in the pocket of a creative pro."

With high-resolution imaging capability, Action mode stabilization, and a Cinematic mode that now supports 4K at 24 fps, the iPhone 14 Pro is a powerful imaging tool in the pocket of a creative pro. Beyond the cameras, new safety features like Emergency SOS via satellite and crash detection are exciting to have with me (and with my loved ones).

Now I’m just hoping we see some monster steps forward in the digital workflow so we can quickly get these beautiful files off our cameras and into our projects to share with the world!

The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will launch on Friday, September 16. Preorders for both devices are open now but delivery times are already slipping into October depending on the configuration you are looking for, so make sure to get your preorder in as soon as possible if you haven't done so already!

You can check out Austin Mann's full review with all of the photos here.

Joe Wituschek

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.