YOUR iPhone has a clever zoom trick you may not have known about.
This allows you to quickly and easily zoom in and out when recording videos Apple smartphone.
For the uninitiated, zooming is generally done by pinching or spreading your fingers.
However, this can sometimes be difficult while recording on one iPhone.
And it can often result in shaky zoom that doesn’t look good in the final footage.
First open your camera app.
Press and hold the shutter button to start recording video.
Then simply drag your finger up or down on the screen to zoom in or out.
That means you can create ultra-smooth zooms with just one hand.
You can do this from the Photo or Video mode in the Camera app.
Ben’s video has already garnered hundreds of likes in less than a day – and is popular with Apple fans.
One commented: “Woah! I will definitely use this!”
Better still, the trick still works Snapchat – so you can use this hack to take photos and zoom directly in the app’s own camera.
That’s not all
There is one more practical thing iPhone camera trick You may want to know about it.
You can make Instagram style Boomerangs with the regular iPhone camera apartment
Open your iPhone camera and tap Live Photo.
It’s the circle in the top right – when it’s off, a line appears through it. Make sure no line goes through the circle.
Then snap a photo of whatever you want, but preferably a scene with some movement.
Now go into yours Photos app and open the picture.
At the top left you will see a small text that says “Live” – tap on it.
Now you can choose between four different options.
You should select the bottom option: Bounce.
This will create a Boomerang style photo on your iPhone.
However, you can also use this feature to create repeating animated images or long exposure shots.
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