iOS 15.2 finally adds a manual toggle for Macro mode, right from the camera! pic.twitter.com/w3ef3xdCsJ— 🅳🆈🅻🅰🅽 (@DylanMcD8)November 12, 2021
As noted by Aaron Zollo over at Zollotech, in his latest video Zollo explains that iOS 15.2 beta 2 now includes a very small flower icon in the camera app that will appear whenever you go close up to a subject to take a macro photo. Tapping the icon simply toggle's macro on and off, as shown below:
Apple first rolled out macro mode without any toggles and had to add a switch in the settings to disable the auto macro feature in iOS 15.1. Apple debuted macro in its new best iPhone earlier this year, from Apple:
The new lens design, autofocus capability for the first time in the Ultra Wide on iPhone, and advanced software also unlock something never before possible on iPhone: macro photography. Users can capture sharp, stunning images where objects appear larger than life, magnifying subjects with a minimum focus distance of 2 centimeters. Macro also extends to video including Slo-mo and Time-lapse.
The stunning new upgrades on the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max make them the best ever iPhones for photography, and also feature a 120Hz display with ProMotion for super-smooth scrolling and animation.
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