Latest Apple iPhone 8 Plus ad shows off Portrait Lighting feature

The latest television commercial for the Apple iPhone 8 Plus features the company's new Portrait Lighting feature. From Studio Light, which shines light on the subject's face without creating shadows, to Stage Light, which isolates the subject by dissolving the background into a sea of black, Portrait Lighting is available on the Apple iPhone 8 Plus (and the iPhone X when that model is released in November). In addition to Studio and Stage Light, Contour Light uses deeper shadows to highlight the edges of the face and creates more contrast. And Stage Light Mono removes the background, replacing it with a grainy black and white look.

These options are available when opening the camera in Portrait mode. In Apple's latest television ad, we get to see portrait lighting employed as a woman is photographed walking down a sidewalk. Near the end of the spot, her boyfriend shows us her image using all of the different options available. Can you notice the changes to her face made by each different Lighting mode?

If you watch any sort of weekly television series, including reboots such as Will & Grace, you're bound to catch this ad on your television. By why wait when you can view it now, simply by clicking the video at the top of this story.

source: Apple                                                                                                            

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iPhone 8 Plus
  • Display 5.5 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Dual camera)
    7 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A11 Bionic, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 256GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2691 mAh
  • OS iOS 13.x



9. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

It's a shame they didn't use an iPhone to shoot the commercial. Portrait lighting while you video? It doesn't do that, so the entire ad is fake.

5. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Impressive as usual.....

6. Mr.Pussy

Posts: 348; Member since: Feb 16, 2017

Yeah Apple sure built top notch phones this year. And they already starting to show from the inside out. Impressive as a piece of garbage.

7. AVVA1

Posts: 228; Member since: Aug 01, 2017

You're so pussy when you're hungry grab a snicker

4. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

It looks like it may have an issue with hair. The first few photos looked like there was an issue, but going with a short haired model kinda confirms it for me. Still kinda cool feature!

8. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Just goes to show how bad the portrait mode is with hair that even with perfect lighting and conditions Apple themselves couldn't get a decent enough run with long haired models.

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