One of the features we’re most excited about on the new iPhone 5 is the camera’s new ‘Low Light Mode,’ but how good is it? We decided to put this feature to the test in the real world, our testing ground, a dimly lit bar and local favorite, Russell’s Smokehouse. We carefully shot the same dishes and drinks with the iPhone 4S and then with the iPhone 5: the differences were striking! In general the iPhone 5 low light pictures are sharper, less noisy, and the camera itself seemed to focus faster.
We’re loving this because it’s now possible for 3rd party developers to include the ‘low light mode’ right into their app. We’ve added it to Forkly, so look for ‘low light mode’ in the next Forkly update!
Below are some side-by-side examples.
iPhone 5 vs iPhone 4S in Typical Dimly Lit Restaurant
Photos in Extremely Dim Setting
The iPhone 5′s camera and ‘Low Light Mode’ is a huge step forward for photography enthusiasts. Combine it with the our photo filters designed specifically for food and it opens a whole new world of food photography. If you have the new iPhone 5, try it out and let us know what you think. We’re looking forward to seeing the best looking food and drink shots yet!