Second, the corporate that introduced you the perfect glass in your cell machine, now provides you DSLR-like controls with their Professional Digital camera app. Options embody full handbook adjustment over ISO, shutter pace, white steadiness, picture format and extra.
It needs to be famous that for those who don’t have a shiny new machine you received’t be capable of use the app to its full potential as a few of its key options embody 3D contact, twin lens management, RAW picture format, 120 and 240 fps and 4K decision.
Second says the app is for “anybody searching for professional, handbook controls on their cellphone.” Being one in every of TechCrunch’s resident picture makers, I figured I ought to take the app out for a spin and pit it towards the inventory digicam app. I enlisted my photogenic pal, Jackie, to be my muse.
Scrolling by the handbook settings was very straightforward and the UI by no means felt fumbly. The histogram is sweet to have and makes use of that iPhone notch nicely. The app doesn’t have portrait mode, nonetheless, which Jackie and I might have beloved, as a result of, who doesn’t love that buttery (pretend) bokeh — amirite? Manipulating the publicity in video mode was equally as straightforward. The app didn’t have an audio meter or degree settings, so people recording dialog or VO have to plan accordingly. Fortunately, our shoot didn’t want it since we had been capturing slow-mo.
For a pair additional bucks you will get the identical handbook controls, audio ranges, + RAW with ProCam 5. However for those who’re already invested within the Second Lens ecosystem and primarily shoot pictures, the improve could possibly be a worthwhile addition.
It can save you photographs in HEIF, JPG, RAW and TIFF format. For video, you will have the choice to shoot in 24, 30, 60, 120 and 240 fps in both 720p, 1080p or 4K decision. Free to attempt; $2.99 iOS and $1.99 Android to improve.