I used the Osmo Mobile smartphone stabiliser on a recent documentary shoot. It worked really well, letting me get rock-solid handheld shots, smooth pans and unusual tracking shots. Here are some examples, with tips on how to connect an external power pack and pro microphones.
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.
LumaFusion is the first serious, pro video editing app for the iPhone and iPad. It’s far more powerful than iMovie for filmmakers and journalists.
The DJI Osmo Mobile is the most sophisticated stabiliser you can get for iPhones and other smartphones. Its features include motorised pans and tilts, object tracking and motion timelapses.
4 August 2016 Apple’s iOS video editing app was updated at the end of July. It’s an incremental, but useful, improvement. Here are the key differences. Quicker project creation First, it’s quicker to start a project. Instead of the Theme Chooser you get access to Moments, Video, Photos and Albums. On the iPad (in Landscape […]
iPhones are great unobtrusive tools for shooting video. But they’re not easy to hold steady. A case or clamp would be the first accessory I’d buy. I’ve tested three alternatives: the iOgrapher case for iPhone 6/6S (they also make it for other iPhones, iPads and GoPros); the Ztylus Pistol Grip Kit, which I’ve been using for […]
I took my iPhone 6S run’n’gun filmmaking kit out into the hills north of Cardiff to test out the Ztylus pistol grip kit, Z-Prime telephoto and wide lenses, and Filmic Pro.