The photography concept is getting more creative, we can even capture a cinematic shot on your smartphones like iPhones without DSLRs. Let me tell you that Apple improves iPhone’s camera on each hardware-level update, and that’s what makes iPhone little unique from its competitors when it comes to camera quality. If you are using an iPhone, have you ever imagined that can we be able to take 3D photos?
The answer to this question is “Yes”, but let me tell you that smartphone camera still somewhere lacks sufficient hardware to capture 3D images. How this concept works is that iPhone is capable of capturing 2D images, but if we managed to take photos from multiple angles, the photo will render 2D photos into 3D photos.
By the end of this article, you will be able to capture 3D photos on your iPhone. We have covered everything that one should know about taking 3D photos on iPhone.
Capture 3D photos on iPhone using Facebook
Here, we will use Facebook to capture 3D photos on iPhone but there’s a catch. many users don’t see the “3D Photos” option on their Facebook. The trick is that you have to visit the Facebook page and like “Facebook 360 page” as mentioned by macobserver.com. Then restart your iPhone and then you will get to see the “3D Photos” option in their Facebook feed.
Once done, just follow the steps mentioned below to take 3D photos on iPhone using Facebook:
Step 1: Open the Facebook app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Now select, what’s on your mind?” to post status.
Step 3: Select Add to your post option located at the bottom of the screen.
Step 4: Next, find and select the 3D Photo option.
Step 5: Just select the Portrait Mode Photo that you want to make it 3D to appear. This takes a few seconds to render the images.
Step 6: Tap on Next, when the rendering process gets finished.
And you will see that the portrait mode photos have turned in the 3D photo, now you can continue to paste the 3D photos on your Facebook feed. Moreover, you can capture the images using a camera or select them from the gallery.
Capture 3D photos on iPhone using Snapchat
Just like Facebook, Snapchat also allows you to take 3D photos known as 3D snaps. It just changes the perspective and appearance based on how you move your phone when you actually watch the 3D snap. Here’s how to do that:
Step 1: Visit App Store, download Snapchat or upgrade the app if you have it on your iPhone already.
Step 2: Once done, launch the Snapchat app and open the camera present in the Snapchat.
Step 3: Now, just swipe to select the icon that says 3D Lenses and Filters and start capturing your images properly.
The image will take some seconds to get rendered, and you can share your 3D Snap-on stories, Chat, or save it to your Camera Roll.
3D Snap is available on iPhone X and above. But Snapchat informed that they will the same features for all valid devices. By the time of read this article, the feature might be already out. 3D Snap is also available on Android devices.
Capture 3D photos on iPhone using LucidPix
LucidPix is the best app that is specially dedicated to taking 3D photos on iPhone and Android. You can also edit the captured image or a selective image from the gallery to make it 3D. LucidPix uses AI and its hardware independently. You can also edit the 3D image with different filters and more editing tools. The only drawback we noticed is that the image will have a watermark but you can remove the watermark by having a superuser version that will cost you just $5.99 per month.
You can capture images to make 3D by different methods, the simplest way is to use built9in the camera app to capture your photos. Excluding 3D image conversion, LucidPix will provide the following feature to its users:
- Coverts any normal 2D image to 3D image.
- Make your photos 3D of your face with camera.
- Will add 3D frames to your regular pictures.
- Option to save image depth map.
You can just simply point and shoot the image, the result is good and the same captured image can be shared on other social media platforms.
Mind you, LucidPix uploads the image to its servers in order to make your photos 3D. This means it will detect record device type, operating system, time zone, IP address, etc. There are no such options present to remove the data from the server.
Capture 3D photos on iPhone using Fyuse-3D photos
Fyuse-3D Photos is available for Android as well as iOS devices. Once the APK is installed you have to grant permission to access your camera, also have to allow unknown sources option for the Android system in order to install Fyuse-3D photos.
Fyuse will allow you to capture 3D photos that capture the image from different angles and combine them to make a single 3D image. You have the option to edit the image with different effects, stickers, and more. While capturing the image, it just draws the red dots with lines to represent the rendering process. The share option is available where you can be able to share the captured 3D image on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Like other application, Fyuse-3D access your location, camera, and your photos only and does not run those annoying ads on the application.
There are many applications that will allow you to take 3D images on your iPhone and Android devices. All the above applications will do the job for you. Facebook and Snapchat also do the job, but if you want to use any third-party apps to take 3D photos, LucidPix and Fyuse-3D is a good option to go with.
That’s everything you need to know about apps that will help you to take 3D photos on your iPhone. If you have any queries, feel free to ask them in the comment section below.