Best Camera Apps to Shoot RAW Photos on the iPhone
Taking photos with your iPhone is great: it’s fast, coque styler samsung j5 2017 it’s intuitive, and most importantly it’s always with you. While we prefer taking a coque huawei p9 professional camera on a holiday, it’s our phones that get coque molle samsung j3 2016 used the most. There are still camera things that an iPhone can’t do you can’t swap in a 300mm zoom lens during a wildlife safari, for instance but Apple has come closer and closer each year.
One of those improvements coque incassable samsung galaxy j3 2017 was the introduction of RAW support, giving coque samsung j3 2016 coque huawei 1 americain iPhone owners more latitude to play with their photos after hitting the shutter button. And though the coque iphone 8 feature has been around for a while RAW support has been available from the iPhone 6s onwards not many know about it, or know how to use it. Part of that is Apple’s fault: the built in Camera app doesn’t shoot RAW.
The only way to click RAW photos on iPhone involves third party apps. We downloaded many apps that claimed to capture RAW photos, browsed suggestions provided by coque samsung galaxy j5 2016 real madrid professional photographers, and then landed on a selection both free and paid that will have something for everyone. But before we get into the various apps and the features coque a50 samsung homme on offer, it’s worth diving into what RAW offers in the first place.
Best Apps to Edit RAW Photos on Your iPhone
What is RAW photography
When you take a picture on an iPhone, here’s what happens: the sensor captures information, iOS processes that in the way Apple engineers wanted, samsung galaxy coque iphone 7 pas cher j3 coque and then the file is saved to your Photos app. But when you shoot RAW, the second step of processing, adjusting, and tuning never takes place, and the file is saved in DNG format, which grants greater control over editing to the user.
The reason Apple (and everyone else) doesn’t opt for coque samsung j4 plus marbre RAW by default is because processing RAW files is taxing on the phone, and they coques personnalisees iphone 6 6s take up a lot more space than standard photos, aka a JPEG, or HEIC on new iPhone models. That’s why RAW files also come with a low resolution preview, so photo editors can display coque de samsung j3 2017 stitch it quickly, without making you wait.
What iOS devices support RAW photography
RAW photo capture is supported on the following iPhone models: iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE. Among iPad, RAW capture works on iPad Pro 9.7 inch, iPad Pro 10.5 inch, and iPad Pro 12.9 inch (2nd gen) only.
Should you always use RAW
Since RAW offers more control, coque samsung j3 2017 dbz you’re probably wondering if RAW only is the way to go. No, not always. For one, RAW takes coque samsung galaxy j3 2016 kasos a coque samsung j3 2016 cendrillon lot more space, as we said before. Two, Apple’s own calculations are quite helpful at times, especially when it comes to noise reduction. And three, you don’t need RAW if you’re just capturing for reference: a page, parking spot, a phone number, and things like that.
Plus, Apple doesn’t allow RAW capture in Portrait Mode for now. It’s likely a performance issue, since capturing depth map for Portrait Mode is CPU intensive. If you like those depth of field shots, you’ll have to be content with normal photos for now.
Best RAW camera apps on the iPhoneProCam 5
One of the most popular apps on App Store’s photos videos section, and the most expensive option on our list at Rs. 499, ProCam 5 is also the only one here with an Apple Watch app. Whether it’s worth the price is up to you to decide, although we liked it a lot.
It offers all coque verticale samsung j3 2016 kinds of manual controls, including exposure, shutter speed, ISO, focus, and white balance. ProCam 5 also makes it really easy to switch between RAW, HDR, and AEB (auto exposure bracketing) for high contrast pictures, and offers a ton of shooting modes: night, burst, slow shutter, Portrait Mode, and 3D Photos. The last of those only works on iPhones with dual rear cameras.
ProCam 5 provides live shutter speed, ISO, coque siliconr stitch samsung j5 2017 focus, and WB values, in addition to focus peaking, so you can easily gauge what you’re shooting is in focus or not.
Download ProCam 5 (Rs. 499)On the other end of the price spectrum is the community driven VSCO, which became known for its filter packs that provided various looks without the hassle of editing. The app has turned into a lot more than that over the years, including support for RAW capture and editing.
You can switch to RAW shooting with a single tap, and manual controls for exposure, shutter speed, ISO, focus, and white balance are included in the same row. Once you click a RAW picture, you coque brillante samsung j5 2017 can bring it into VSCO’s in built editor, adjusting colour balance as you please, recovering lost highlights, and even making use of all the filters at your disposal.
Download VSCO (Free)If you don’t mind forking over a few hundred rupees,is another powerful camera app worth checking out. Chroma Noir, the team behind , developed a new UI from scratch for the iPhone X, so it looks just right on your super expensive device.
‘s manual controls work with gestures, changing exposure and focus with a swipe, while you can tweak the rest ISO, white balance etc. via menus. The app also offers focus peaking just as ProCam samsung galaxy j5 2017 coque liquide 5, plus live histogram to better judge exposure.
To ensure you can view your RAW photos in apps that don’t support it (including Apple’s own Photos),saves a JPEG preview by default for those apps to fall back on. When it comes to exporting RAW from within , you can choose TIFF, JPEG (‘Most Compatible’), or HEIC (‘Most Efficient’).
And to make for a faster launch,has both lock screen widget support and 3D Touch actions for dropping straight into manual/ automatic mode…