Apple hires Nokia camera expert Posted on Friday, May 9th, 2014 at 4:16 am. PTWritten by Jim Dalrymple Apple is stocking up on talent. I hope this guy can help the iPhone camera take better night shots. Philip Smith I agree – the iPhone camera is really poor in low light conditions. http://www.laugh-eat.com/ kyron not more so than average. in fact since at least the 4 iphones have faired better than average in low light.in general tho, yes, cell phone cameras suck in low light. the price of having such a small censor and lens.