There’s a relatively new feature a lot of smartphones have called portrait mode, and it can up your photography game big time if used properly.
Let’s examine portrait mode in an effort to separate the marketing jargon from the facts.
We’ll also give you a list of current smartphones with portrait mode so you can make informed buying decisions.
Portrait mode is a term used to describe the artificial bokeh (BOH-kay) effect produced by smartphones.
Bokeh is a photography effect where the subject of a picture is kept in focus while the background falls out of focus.
By using portrait mode to create a bokeh effect, you can take dynamic photographs which look more professional.