With iOS 10, you can shoot RAW photos. It works by restricting the built-in ISP (Image Signal Processor) of your iPhone from processing and adjusting the shots. It provides you better control over editing the photos’ light, color and more. Hence, your photos have a pro-level quality.

Since iCloud Photo Library can now sync RAW files, they are easily accessible on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Moreover, you can now import RAW images from DSLR as well.

The only inconvenience (If at all) is that you will have to install a third-party app to let you shoot RAW photos. Though there are quite a lot of nice manual camera apps such, ProCamera, Obscura Camera, Camera+, I find Manual a little better thanks to its easy-to-use interface. Let’s go ahead to capture some cool RAW shots.

How to Shoot and Edit RAW Photos in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad

How to Shoot and Edit RAW Photos in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

How to Shoot RAW Photos in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

First off, you need to install a manual camera app on your iOS device. I’m going to try “Manual” ($3.99).

Step #1. Open “Manual” app on your iPhone.

Open Manual app on your iPhone

Step #2. Tap on the Settings button at the bottom right corner.

Tap on the Settings in Manual app

Step #3. Now, toggle on Save RAW switch.

Now, toggle on Save RAW switch

Step #4. Select whether you wish to save the RAW file or RAW+JPEG → You can select any of the two options as you’re your need. I will select RAW.

You can select Raw

How to Duplicate a RAW File in Photos for iPhone/iPad

In case, you wish keep RAW file on your device, you will need to duplicate it before going ahead with the editing process.

Step #1. Open Photos app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Now, choose the RAW image you wish to duplicate.

Step #3. Tap on Share button.

Choose Raw Photo, then Tap on Share button

Step #4. Tap on Duplicate button from the bottom.

Tap on Duplicate button from the bottom

How to Edit Raw Photos in iOS 10 on iPhone/iPad

It’s very easy to edit RAW photos in iOS 10. As for instance, you can use Markup, photo extension or plenty of already available editing tools to give your shots an amazing look.

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Go ahead and shoot tons of RAW photos and edit them to your heart’s liking. If you find anything interesting worth sharing with us, always feel free to let us know that. We would be pretty happy to have your say in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.