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iPhone Photography Videos

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iPhone Photography Videos

Post by Stephen Hart » Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:46 am

Apple has posted four short how-to videos on photography and videography on iPhone:

https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/02 ... timelapses
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Re: iPhone Photography Videos

Post by Stephen Hart » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:05 pm

Apple has released two new videos, both remarkable. The "release" video is especially fun if you're a nature aficionado. Try to recognize each species before the next one comes on screen. The making-of video is also very cool: "The shark ate my iPhone!"

https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/04 ... inal-video
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Re: iPhone Photography Videos

Post by Stephen Hart » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:19 pm

BTW, in one part of the Making-of video, you can see that the photographer has a gimbal on the iPhone.

Here's one that got a good review and in relatively inexpensive:

https://9to5mac.com/2018/02/06/dji-osmo ... -2-review/

Has any SMUG member bought and used one of these?
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Re: iPhone Photography Videos

Post by Stephen Hart » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:30 pm

Here's a comparison:

https://www.imore.com/best-iphone-gimbals

And here's what the photographers in the Making-of video might be using (at least it looks the same):

https://www.amazon.com/Freefly-Cinema-R ... pons&psc=1
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Re: iPhone Photography Videos

Post by Stephen Hart » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:22 pm

Stephen Hart wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:30 pm
And here's what the photographers in the Making-of video might be using (at least it looks the same):

https://www.amazon.com/Freefly-Cinema-R ... pons&psc=1
I ordered one of these today, and will report anon.
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Re: iPhone Photography Videos

Post by Stephen Hart » Sat May 04, 2019 5:21 pm

We took the Freefly Movi Cinema Robot on an outing today. My son (a millennial) was able to use it after less than an hour watching very short tutorials. Even I (geezer, baby boomer) did several short videos with the MCR.
Note: we did not use a skateboard, much less a motorized one, even though skateboards come up over and over in the Freefly videos.
It's actually quite easy to use, even though it has a lot of buttons and settings. How it can be used in specific settings is another thing.

In another thread, Jay posted about a short video he made combining time lapse and a slowly rotating tripod mount.
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1814&p=6878&hilit=Salt+creek#p6878
The MCR has this built in, as well as other time-lapse functions. These can be used on a tripod or by setting the MCR down on a relatively flat surface, or using it handheld while doing your own movements.
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