Should you make your movie or video with an iPhone or a DSLR/mirrorless camera? I list the pros and cons of shooting on a mobile device.
iPhones and iPads are powerful, easy-to-learn filmmaking tools. Learn how to use them for creative filmmaking, training videos, films to explain or promote your work, documentaries and mobile journalism.
Stabilisers are really useful for iPhone and Android filmmaking. I’ve tested and compared the DJI Osmo Mobile and the much cheaper Zhiyun Smooth-Q.
How can you get the best out of your iPhone/iPad video camera? These 33 tips will help you get steadier shots and better sound, film in low light, keep your device charged, and free up memory.
Here’s how to cut flare and improve contrast and colour when you’re shooting towards the light – without any accessories.
You can shoot ‘crane’ and fake drone shots with an iPhone by mounting a stabiliser on a boom pole. You can also use Filmic Remote to control the phone from another device.
How I made my latest two-minute iPhone film, telling the story of Gemma Bailey and her Cardiff coffee trike business and including moving shots, time-lapse, stabilised shots and slow motion.