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Reveal tonal detail in photos

WHEN FACED WITH a high–contrast scene, your camera will struggle to reveal detail in the brightest highlights and the darkest shadows. On Auto mode it may meter the scene to reveal sky detail, plunging a backlit subject into silhouette. If the camera meters to reveal detail in the shadows, the sky will be overexposed.

To try to capture detail in both the shadows and the highlights, your iPhone’s Camera app has

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