Sean Alami iPhone 13 Pro Cinematic Mode

How to Use the iPhone 13 Pro Cinematic Mode like a PRO

After testing the iPhone 13 Pro’s cinematic mode in different scenarios in the beautiful city of Paris, in in this video I go over on how to use this mode like a pro, giving tips to end up with some magnificent footage.

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The colors on the iPhone 13 Pro look amazing. In contrast to the Sony a7s III, once I complete my footage with the Sony, I have to bring it into post to do a lot of color grading in order for it to look pleasing. But when I film with the iPhone 13 Pro, right off the bat, the dynamic range is amazing, and all of the colors look natural.

What makes this mode cinematic is the selective focus mode, which blurs the foreground or background. Unfortunately, because it is a computer, the blurring does look a little artificial. But the advantage is that you can film whatever you want, without worrying about keeping your subject in focus because you can change all of that after you finish filming.

In this video, I also discuss some pitfalls to avoid while filming, and the advantages of certain F-stops.

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