How to Take Night Mode Portrait on iPhone 15 Pro, 14

With iPhone 15 Apple has introduced Night Mode Portrait Mode for the Selfies too, and you should learn to take night mode portrait on iPhone.

One of the most significant add-ons to the iPhone is Night Mode Portrait for Selfies and Normal Photos. With the A17 Bionic Chip, the camera hardware has improved to capture detailed shots even in low-light conditions. In addition, it has been discovered that the iPhone 15 Camera can be zoomed up to more than 30x because of A17 Chip, whereas other iPhones only support 10x optical zoom. Another reason behind breathtaking Portrait shots is the LiDAR sensor. Notably, this is also introduced with the iPhone 13. Besides, we can advantage of macro photography on iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max handset.

Like any other iPhone, we don’t have any specific button to activate the Night Mode, but the iPhone automatically detects the environment conditions and captures shots in Night Mode. If you’re new to the iPhone ecosystem, this guide will change the way of using the iPhone camera to get the best out of it.

How to Click Night Mode Portrait on iPhone

As I said earlier, there is no need to change any setting to use the Night Mode on the iPhone; here’s how to take Night Mode Portrait on iPhone.

  1. When the Camera is ready to take the pictures in Night Mode, you’ll see a yellow-colored moon button on the upper-left corner.
  2. You can adjust the exposure by tapping on the yellow moon icon.
  3. Launch the Camera App on your iPhone.
  4. Switch the Portrait option, next to the Photo.
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Take Night Mode Portrait on iPhone


Keep a distance 2 to 8 feet between the iPhone camera and the person; it’ll automatically detect the face and body.


If you see any recommendations on the screen follow it, as the iPhone’s AI will make suggestions to capture the best suitable picture.

Also read, Does iPhone 15 have Cinematic Mode?


Besides, there could be few more options that come on the screen, switch them to try different lighting effects.

Lastly, tap on the Shutter button to take the shot.

Let’s Enjoy it! Share your feedback in a comment.

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