The indicators across the top of the screen show various camera settings and they can also be changed, just by touching the specific setting. An easy to use adjustment palette will then be displayed!
Blackmagic Camera unlocks the power of your iPhone by adding Blackmagic’s digital film camera controls and image processing! Now you can create the same cinematic ‘look’ as Hollywood feature films. You get the same intuitive and user friendly interface as Blackmagic Design’s award winning cameras. It’s just like using a professional digital film camera! You can adjust settings such as frame rate, shutter angle, white balance and ISO all in a single tap. Or, record directly to Blackmagic Cloud in industry standard 10-bit Apple ProRes files up to 4K! Recording to Blackmagic Cloud Storage lets you collaborate on DaVinci Resolve projects with editors anywhere in the world, all at the same time!
Blackmagic Camera puts the professional features you need for feature film, television and documentaries in your pocket. Now you can create YouTube and TikTok content with a cinematic look, and broadcast quality ENG! Imagine having a run and gun camera on hand to capture breaking news whenever it happens! Or use Blackmagic Camera as a B Cam to capture angles that are difficult to reach with traditional cameras, while still retaining control of important settings. Best of all, recording to Blackmagic Cloud allows you to get your footage to the newsroom or post production studio in minutes. Whatever content you’re creating, Blackmagic Camera lets you capture digital film quality anywhere!
Blackmagic Camera has all the controls you need to quickly setup and start shooting! Everything is interactive, so you can tap any item and instantly change settings without searching through confusing menus! The heads up display, or HUD, shows status and record parameters, histogram, focus peaking, levels, frame guides and more. Show or hide the HUD by swiping up or down. Auto focus by tapping the screen in the area you want to focus. You can shoot in 16:9 or vertical aspect ratios, plus you can shoot 16:9 while holding the phone vertically if you want to shoot unobtrusively. There are also tabs for media management including uploading to Blackmagic Cloud, chat and access to advanced menus.
The heads up display, or HUD, has the most important camera controls such as lens selection, frame rate, shutter angle, timecode, ISO, white balance, tint, histogram and audio levels. You can adjust settings such as exposure by touching the ISO indicator, or you can change the audio levels simply by touching the audio meters. It's that easy! Everything is interactive, so if you tap any item you can instantaneously change its settings without having to search through complex menus! You can clear the heads up display to reveal the full screen image by swiping up or down with your finger.
The settings tab unlocks the full power of the phone’s camera, with quick access to advanced settings such as monitoring, audio, camera setup, recording and more! The record tab allows control over video resolution and recording format including industry standard Apple ProRes or space efficient H.264 and H.265. Plus, you can set anamorphic de-squeeze and lens correction settings. Professional audio options include VU or PPM audio meters and AAC, IEEE Float and PCM formats. You can even add external microphones! Blackmagic Camera also includes professional monitoring tools such as zebra settings for checking exposure, focus assist, frame guides and more. Or add 3D LUTs to recreate film looks!
The Blackmagic Camera media tab has all the controls needed to browse or scrub clips for quick review, search and sort and view the upload status of your media. You can also link to your photos and select clips to upload to the Blackmagic Cloud. Simply access your media from Blackmagic Camera’s all clips folder by choosing the Media button to see the thumbnails for each clip you have stored. You can save your media to the files folder on the phone, send it to Blackmagic Cloud Storage via Blackmagic Cloud or manually choose which clips to upload to a project library. You can even sync media from Blackmagic Camera directly into a DaVinci Resolve project so you’re ready to edit and color grade!
Creating your Blackmagic ID allows you to have access to Blackmagic Cloud. It’s easy and there’s no charge! Simply tap on Blackmagic Cloud in the media tab to go to the Blackmagic Cloud website to register. Or go to the cloud icon on the Blackmagic Design website. Once you have created your Blackmagic ID you can log in and set up your project library. This is where you create projects to upload to Cloud Storage. With your project library set up, you can then select for Blackmagic Camera to sync directly to Cloud Storage from the app. Invite others using their Blackmagic ID to share the project and instantly collaborate with editors and colorists globally, working on the same project!
When shooting with Blackmagic Camera, the video you capture can be instantly uploaded as a proxy file, followed by the camera originals, and saved to Blackmagic Cloud Storage. These will then automatically sync to all members of the project anywhere in the world. This means you can start editing quickly using your proxies, speeding up your workflow. Media can be constantly added to the project by multiple cameras in different locations which is automatically synced to other project members via Blackmagic Cloud. Everyone can use the proxy media and the colorist or finisher can download the original high res camera originals and render. It’s a fast, seamless and automatic way to collaborate.
The best creative tools shouldn’t be limited to Hollywood. With a free version of DaVinci Resolve, you can learn how to use the same tools as professional Hollywood artists. DaVinci Resolve is designed to inspire creativity so you can do your best work. You can sync media from Blackmagic Camera directly into the DaVinci Resolve project via Cloud Storage. Once you learn the software and start using it for more work, you can purchase DaVinci Resolve Studio which adds tons of additional effects, AI tools and more. Plus, you can add an editor keyboard, color control panel, or audio console so you can use both hands at the same time, allowing you to work even faster and be more creative!
The sync bin is the world’s fastest and most innovative way to select the perfect cutaway when doing multi camera shoots. Using the time of day timecode, sync the clips shot on multiple phones at the same time. Just select the sync bin icon and DaVinci will find all clips that sync to the timeline and display them in a multiview. Simply scroll up and down the timeline and you will see all the clips that sync to the point in the timeline so you can pick the best cutaway. Then click the view with the mouse and then adjust the in and out points to select the cutaway you want. Now use the source overwrite edit mode to add this selected clip to the timeline, perfectly synced to the clip below!
Blackmagic Camera features a built in chat workspace so Blackmagic Cloud project members can talk about shots and quickly share creative ideas, all without leaving the app! Simply log in to Blackmagic Cloud and select the project you are working on and start typing a message. You can quickly message editors, assistants, colorists or VFX artists to talk about shot selection or to receive an update on the project! Everyone on that project can see your message and reply instantly. All this means you can keep in touch with other project members without leaving the app and missing a critical shot!
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