Full disclosure here. That image had some mild digital enhancement for the very reasons you mention, Linn. Our cameras can’t perceive colors the way the human eye and brain do. That pic was taken with an iPhone 10 and I was able to boost the color saturation with the built-in phone software to match what I saw.
Many smart phones and cameras like Nikon & Canon have digital filters and some pretty sophisticated light metering & exposure settings built in. It’s worth exploring tutorials on YouTube or the manufacturer’s sites to take advantage of them. Those help immensely in ge