The iPhone Pro camera tips you need to know

iPhone photography has come a long way since the first model arrived in 2007. For one thing, the Pro models have four times the number of lenses (there wasn’t event a front camera on the original iPhone), and sensor sizes have increased exponentially. With the latest iPhones, you’re carrying a photography powerhouse in your pocket.

But even though the iPhone offers one of the simplest camera interfaces around, there are still a few tips and tricks to learn to get the most out it. With new sensors and the ability to shoot spatial video, the iPhone 15 Pro features a ridiculously advanced setup, but you can achieve amazing results on plenty of recent iPhones models, including the 13 and 14 Pro. Not yet decided on which phone to buy? See our guide to the best camera phones for more options.

Top iPhone Pro camera tips for better shots

01. Get to know the iPhone Pro lenses

The iPhone 15 Pro camera sports three lenses on the back (Image credit: Apple)

The iPhone 15 Pro features three lenses, sporting a 48MP main camera like last year’s 14 Pro. But the camera has been updated with a larger quad-pixel sensor and offers high resolution in more focal lengths. And because of its larger size, the iPhone 15 Pro Max features a 12MP 5x optical zoom.