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NEWS: FiLMiC Pro receives a major update with 12-stop capable Log V2

24 December 2018

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NEWS: FiLMiC Pro receives a major update with 12-stop capable Log V2

If you need to use your smartphone as a professional videomaking tool FiLMiC Pro is one of the go-to apps with which to do it, and now it has received a major boost from an entirely new Log profile.

FiLMiC Pro’s new V2 log profile has a claimed 12-stops of dynamic range on the latest iPhones, which on paper at least sounds pretty impressive for a phone, and would seemingly place such devices on a par with a camera like the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. Also new is the FiLMiC Pro LUT pack, which is available to download for free from the company’s website.

Of course there are limitations. We do need to stay realistic after all. The iPhone still only records 8-bit colour, so care still needs to be taken while shooting, and whether you need to use log or not will depend a lot on the type of scene you are shooting. But with all this said, we still find it amazing that we are discussing shooting footage on a phone in these terms.

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