With the launch of the iPhone 13 series, Apple introduced several new camera features that take advantage of the A15 Bionic processor and advanced machine learning. One of these is called Cinematic Mode. This article explains what Cinematic Mode is and how to use it.
Cinematic Mode utilizes Dolby Vision HDR and a technique called “rack focus” to seamlessly shift the focus from one subject to another when you’re shooting video. It does this by locking the focus on the subject in a scene and blurring the background to achieve depth of field. If you subsequently move the camera to
center on a new subject or a new subject enters the scene, Cinematic mode automatically switches the focal point to this new subject and blurs out the background.
For example, if you’re shooting a video of someone and then a second person enters the scene, your iPhone will intelligently adjust the surrounding blur to focus-lock on the second person. It will even automatically switch back to the initial subject if the person’s face looks away from the camera, effectively generating a sophisticated professional filmmaking effect on the fly.
While impressive, Cinematic Mode isn’t perfect, however Apple has also made the effect fully adjustable, thanks to a post-shoot editing mode that lets you alter focal points after you’ve captured video. Keep reading to learn how to use Cinematic Mode on iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13,iPhone 13 pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Line up the viewfinder so that your initial subject is in shot and the focal target of the lens, then tap the Shutter button to begin recording video.
Allow another person or object at a different distance away from the camera lens to enter the shot – your iPhone will automatically refocus when it locks onto the new subject. Tap the Shutter button again when you’re done capturing video.
That’s all there is to it. You can also manually select the subjects that you want to be in focus, retroactively, after you’ve shot your video. Here’s how.
will appear – tap this and the tracking for this subject will be removed.
The resolution and frame rate of Cinematic mode is limited to 1080p, 30fps. ‘Normal’ HDR video with Dolby Vision can be recorded at an impressive 4K/60fps.
That’s going to disappoint those who already shoot everything at 4K resolution. However, in a way we find it reassuring. It shows that Cinematic mode is not a simple trick, that even with the Apple A15 Bionic’s 16-core neural processor, the CPU – or something else – acts at a bottleneck, and brings the capture rate down below that of even budget Android phones.
We’re slightly concerned, though, by the character of the focus shifts in Apple’s demos, which suggest the effect of a stills camera made to focus as quickly as possible. To get the real ‘rack focus’
effect seen in films, you’d need the option to slow down the focus motor so that it strolls to its destination rather than leaping there – and as far as we can tell so far, there’s no control over that.
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