FabFocus iPhone app allows you to use portrait mode on iPhone 7 or older iPhone including iPhone 5s, iPhone SE, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus. After the release of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, common users and iOS developers have begun to dig deep in dual camera feature of the iPhones. And one such diamond they have unearthed is ‘use portrait mode on iPhone 7, 6s/6s Plus, 6/6 Plus, SE and iPhone 5s ’ with the help of a third-party app.
Dual camera feature is appreciated by experts also, and therefore, many industry insiders believe that down the line, smartphones will make the DSLR cameras obsolete. I pray that this would only be a hyperbolic statement! So now, let’s learn how to use portrait mode on iPhone 7, 6s/6s Plus, 6/6 Plus, SE and iPhone 5s .
A portrait mode is not just an iPhone 7 monopoly as owners of other iPhones can also use portrait mode with the help of FabFocus. This app comes with a price, so you won’t get a free lunch this time. However, the price is just $1.99; every iPhone user can afford to download this app.
How to Use Portrait Mode on iPhone 7, 6s/6s Plus, 6/6 Plus, SE and iPhone 5s
Note that FabFocus app is compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch (6th generation). Also note that you can use this app on iOS 8 and later versions.
With FabFocus, any common iPhone or iPad user can take amazing portrait with a professional depth of field effect.
Step #1: Download FabFocus on your iPhone.
Step #2: Once the installation process is finished, open the app.
Step #3: Give Camera and Photos access to FabFocus app.
Step #4: Click a photo on your iPhone by pressing the shutter icon.
If you wish to capture a selfie, use the button seen on the top left corner on your iPhone screen.
Step #5: After clicking the photo, tap the Start button given at the bottom center. This will detect a face and add background blur effect in photo.
If you have captured an object or more than one faces in the photo, the app may not identify any face. At this, you will have to add blur effect yourself.
How to Add Blue/Bokeh Effect to Pics Manually on iPhone/iPad
Step #1: After clicking a picture, tap the Edit button given at the bottom.
Step #2: Next, highlight the specific area with the help of brush. You need to drag the brush on the part of a face or an object.
You can also use paint brush to highlight the area of the photo. To do this, tap on the paint button seen at the bottom, and then drag the brush on the particular area to choose.
To delete or erase some portion of the image, select that area and tap on the erase button from the bottom of your phone screen. Tap on tick mark to confirm your action.
Not comfortable with the size of paint brush? You can enlarge or reduce the brush size by dragging the button at the top to right or left.
Step #3: To use other editing options, tap on the two up arrows seen at the bottom left corner of phone screen.
This will swipe up an option to edit the shape of the blur effect. With the help of options like heart, circle, triangle etc. you can give shape to blur effect.
Moreover, there are options at your disposal to fix the intensity of blur effect. You can select your choice of options from the six circles given at the bottom.
To come back to the original editing screen, tap again on the down arrows.
Step #4: In the end, you need to tap the tick mark at the bottom right corner to save all changes you made.
How can you finish this task without sharing your beautiful creation? Tap on Share button at the bottom right corner to select options like Message, Mail, Add to Notes, Facebook, etc.
How to Add Blue Effect to Current Photos
The app is offering your amazing features one after another. You can now add blur effect to the photos you have already saved in Photos app on iPhone/iPad.
Step #1: Open FabFocus on your iPhone/iPad.
Step #2: Tap the albums icon at the bottom left corner.
Step #3: Select the photos you want to add blur effect to.
Step #4: Now follow the above mentioned steps to add blur effect manually.
How to Use Advanced Settings on FabFocus
To improve quality of your photos, FabFocus offers a few advanced settings.
Step #1: Open FabFocus on your iOS device.
Step #2: Tap the ‘x’ icon at the top right corner.
Step #3: Next, tap the Settings icon from the upper right corner.
Step #4: From the options that appear on screen you can select bokeh shape effect or fix the blur intensity.
Step #5: To avail more options, tap on ‘advanced’ button.
This will open up a few more options like ‘play sounds’, ‘auto save shared images to camera roll’, ‘reduce blur for small faces’, ‘boost bokeh highlights’, and so on.
So this is your FabFocus app! Go ahead and make the most of this app, after all you have paid for it.