Instagram Has Launched Its Own Version Of Focus Portrait Mode

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens


Instagram is help you perfect those selfies and portraits with the help of a new Focus mode may refer to that softly blurs the background of images. 

Just as the story mode on the iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus does, the new  'Focus' mode built into the Instagram app creates bokeh in the breeding of portrait shots so you and your friends 'pop' from the frame. However, you don't need a dual, or even triple, lens smartphone for the effectuate to work as it's all done in the app. 

To take a photo with the 'Focus' mode, you just need to find the option (it's beneath the waves the record button) and tap to take a photo or hold to record a video. You can then add the usual Instagram filter, stickers or text to your images and videos more willingly than sharing them.

This update is available as part of Instagram version 39.0 for iOS in the Apple App Store and for Android in Google Conduct oneself but currently, it's only available on iPhone SE, 6S, 6S+, 7, 7+, 8, 8+ and X and select Android devices.


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Gina Stephens

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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