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iMovie 2.2.3 iPhone

iMovie 2.2.3 for iOS brings a faster workflow

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 […]

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iOgrapher, Shoulderpod or Ztylus: iPhone handle, clamp and case comparison

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 […]

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The ABCDEF of setting up your shot

Here’s how to make your shot as good as it can be, before you press the record button. First, check the settings and the sound. Then check the angle, background, composition and distance. Finally, check the exposure and focus. Angle Which angle will give you the best view of the subject? Could you improve your shot by moving around the subject, or using a higher or […]

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Z-Prime lenses for iPhone: full review

Ztylus Z-Prime wide and telephoto lenses for iPhone 6/6S and 6/6S Plus – full review with samples.

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How to use still images in a film

There’s lots of potential for using still images in a film or video. It doesn’t just have to look like a slideshow: you can zoom them, pan them, group them, and even make them look three-dimensional. Some of these techniques are simple and others need advanced image manipulation skills.

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Padcaster Verse iPad/iPhone case

The Padcaster Verse case will fit any phone or small tablet

Podcaster’s Verse, currently on Kickstarter, will be an adjustable, light polycarbonate case to fit anything from an iPad mini downwards. Looks a great choice for anyone who wants to switch between devices.

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