Moment Pro Camera User Guide For Beginners

Learn How To Use Moment Pro Camera For Filmmaking, Cinematography, Videography and Photography

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Moment Pro Camera User Guide For Beginners

Version 4.3.19


What’s New

• Reworked Timelapse Exporting.

Moment Pro Camera

Moment Pro Camera is a popular Videography and Photography App for the Apple iPhone used by many Professional Videographers and Photographers. This App is Less Complex to use than FiLMiC Pro.

In this Moment Pro Camera User Guide, you’ll Learn How To Use Moment Pro Camera for Filmmaking, Cinematography, Videography and Photography.

Moment Pro Camera Premium Features

• Timelapse Mode – Capture stunning time-lapse videos.
• Slow Shutter Mode – Long exposure shots with motion blur and light trails.

Moment Pro Camera Videography Features

• Anamorphic Lenses – De-Squeezing for Anamorphic Lenses.
• Focus Peaking – Yellow Focus Edge glow will help you find dial in the focus.
• Zebra Stripes – Stripes onto the over and underexposed areas in the viewfinder.
• Color Profiles – Select from Default, Flat, or Log Color Profiles.
• Video Bitrates – Control over Video Quality with Standard, Medium and High Bitrates.
• RGB Histogram – Live RGB Histogram.
• Waveform Monitor – Evaluate video brightness and exposure across your image in real time.
• Audio Meters – Correct Sound Levels with real-time, precise Dual Channel Audio levels.
• Live Histogram – Get your Exposure right every time.
• Video Stabilization – Make your Hand Held Videos Smoother.
• Precise Video – Change your resolution and frame rate on screen.

Gimbal Integration

• Support for DJI OSMO Gimbals for Focus Control.
• Moment Pro Camera DOES NOT Currently Support the Zhiyun Smooth 5’s Focus Wheel.

Other Features

• Triple / Dual Lens Control – Manually control which side of the triple / dual lens you want to shoot with.
• Moment Lens Support – Select which Moment Lens you are shooting with.
• Moment Battery Case – DSLR Like Shutter Button on Moment iPhone Cases for half-press and full-press capture.
• Apple Watch App – Use your Apple Watch as a Remote to Shoot Photos or Record Videos.
• Siri Shortcuts – Quick access to capture a photo or start a video.

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Moment Pro Camera Settings

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Moment Pro Camera Settings


Here are our Recommended Settings for Moment Pro Camera.

General Settings

Location –> Off
Grid –> Golden Ratio
OSMO Mobile –> Set to Focus if you use an OSMO 3, 4 or 5 Gimbal.
App Icon –> Pick your Favorite App Icon.
Volume Button Shutter –> On (Required to use any ISO Remote Control).
Disable All Announcements –> On (Disables Notifications).

Exposure and Focus

Focus Peaking –> On (Helps with Manual Focus)
Histogram –> On (Helps with Manual Exposure)
Highlight Clipping –> Off
Shadow Clipping –> Off
Bracketing –> Off (Requires Post Processing)

Photo Settings

Standard Image Format –> JPG (Most Compatible)
Processed Photo Quality –> Quality (Uses HDR and Deep Fusion)

Video Settings

Standard Video Format –> H.264 (Most Compatible)
Stabilization –> On For Hand Held | Off For Gimbal
Frame Rates –> NTSC (North America)
Bit Rate –> High (100 Mbps)
RGB Histogram –> On
Waveform –> Off

Audio Settings

Audio Levels –> On
Sample Rate –> 48 kHz
Bit Depth –> 24 Bit
Recording –> Stereo
Built-in Mic –> Back
Bluetooth Mic –> On (If Using Apple AirPods)

Anamorphic Lens

Apply De-Squeeze to Saved File –> On (Anamorphic Lens).

Video Settings – Top Row

Flash –> Off
Color Profile –> Flat
Resolution –> 4K
FPS –> 24 FPS (For Cinematic Film Look)
Lens –> None (Select A if using an Anamorphic Lens)

Video Settings – Bottom Row

Shutter Speed –> 1/48 (24 FPS) – Fixed
ISO –> Use The Lowest Possible Setting For The Lowest Noise. Always Keep ISO Below ISO 100.
EV –> 0.0.
Auto Focus –> On (Manual if using Focus Peaking)
White Balance –> AWB or Use White Balance Card

Video Presets

The preset controls allow you to configure, save and update presets for most of Moment Pro Camera’s settings. This allows for quick recall of a particular shooting style. Select the desired frame rate and then Save as a Preset. We recommend setting up one Video Preset for each Apple iPhone Camera.

Video Preset:
Apple iPhone 13 Pro

Video 24 FPS
Ultra Wide
13mm ƒ/1.8 IS

Video 24 FPS
Wide
26mm ƒ/1.5 IS

Video 24 FPS
Telephoto
77mm ƒ/2.8 IS

Capture Mode
Device Lens
Resolution
FPS
Shutter Speed
ISO
Focus
White Balance
Stabilization
Video
Ultra Wide
4K
24 FPS
1/48th
ISO 50
Auto
Set Manual
Off If Using Gimbal
Video
Wide
4K
24 FPS
1/48th
ISO 50
Auto
Set Manual
Off If Using Gimbal
Video
Telephoto
4K
24 FPS
1/48th
ISO 50
Auto
Set Manual
Off If Using Gimbal

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Moment Pro Camera User Guide

Apple iPhone Camera Tips and TutorialsAd • Apple Watch – Got an Apple Watch? Did you know that you can use your Apple Watch to Remote Monitor and Remote Control your Apple iPhone? Apple Camera, Moment Pro Camera and FiLMiC Pro support Remote Monitoring and Remote Control using your Apple Watch.

Learn How To Use Moment Pro Camera With Zhiyun Smooth 5 Gimbal

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Learn How To Use Moment Pro Camera With Zhiyun Smooth 5 Gimbal

Moment Pro Camera does not Fully Integrate with the Zhiyun Smooth 5 Gimbal (Focus Wheel Does Not Control Focus). In this Moment Pro Camera User Guide, you’ll Learn How To Use Moment Pro Camera with the Zhiyun Smooth 5’s Controls and Modes:

Zhiyun Smooth 5 Gimbal Button Layout

Power Button – Press and Hold for 2 seconds to Power On | Off.
Single Press Power Button when powered on to Check Battery Level.
Flashing Red PF light indicates Low Battery.

Center Thumbwheel – Controls Light Intensity when Attached and Light(s) Turned On.

Red Record Button – Stops | Starts Recording or Takes a Still Photo. (Volume Button Shutter Needs to be Enabled).

Rear Trigger Button – Press and Hold to Enter Go Mode.
Press 2X to Reset Orientation.
Press 3X to Flip Phone 180° (Selfie Mode).

Joy Stick – Pan Up | Pan Down and Pan Left | Pan Right. This is pressure sensitive allowing for precise control.

FN Button – Press 5X to Reset Bluetooth (If Switching Apple iPhones).

Mode Button – Single Press Mode Button –> Switch Gimbal Follow Modes (PF – L – F – POV – V)
See Our Zhiyun Smooth 5 User Guide For Mode Button Descriptions.
Top LED Panel – Tells you which Gimbal Follow Mode the Gimbal is in.
2X Press Mode Button –> Returns to Previous Follow Mode

Apple iPhone Camera Tips and TutorialsAd • Zhiyun Smooth 5 LED 580 Lumens – The Zhiyun Smooth 5 Combo Package comes with 1 Magnetic Fill Light, but the Gimbal can support up to 2 LED Lights. Each LED provides up to 580 Lumens of White LED Light. The LED Lights can be mounted on top and/or bottom of the iPhone Clamp. Very Bright and Highly Recommended!

Learn How To Use Moment Pro Camera For Timelapse Videos

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Learn How To Use The Timelapse Video Mode in Moment Pro Camera

Timelapse Settings – Top Row

Flash –> Off
Photo Format –> TIFF (Better Quality)
Resolution –> Max
Lens –> None (Select A if using a Moment Anamorphic Lens)
Frames –> Select Number of Frames – Watch Capture and Output Times

Video Settings – Bottom Row

Timelapse Effect –> Select Motion Blur or Light Trails
Shutter Speed –> 1/10th Adds Smooth Motion Blur
ISO –> Use The Lowest Possible Setting For The Lowest Noise. Always Keep ISO Below ISO 100.
EV –> 0.0.
Auto Focus –> On (Manual if using Focus Peaking)
White Balance –> AWB or Use White Balance Card

Learn How To Use Moment Pro Camera With Apple Watch

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Moment Pro Camera With Apple Watch

Ad • Apple Watch – When paired with Moment Pro Camera on your Apple iPhone, the Apple Watch allows the wearer to remotely call Moment Pro Camera’s start and stop functionality as well as preview.

Learn How To Rename Files On Your Apple iPhone

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Apple iPhone Files App
Apple iPhone Files App

Learn How To Rename Files On Your Apple iPhone – The Easy Way

Many Photography Contests want the Photos renamed in a Certain Format. Here’s How To Rename Photos on your Apple iPhone.

1. Open the Apple iPhone Files App.

2) Select the File you want to Rename.

3) Long Press on the File.

4) Select Rename and Type in the New Name.

5) Press Done.

Learn How To Save Your Files To SD Card

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Learn How To Save Your Files To SD Card Using Apple Lightning Adapter

Many Photography Contests want the Photos renamed and put on a SD Card. Here’s How To Save Photos to SD Card on your Apple iPhone This procedure can also be used to Backup Your Apple iPhone Photos to SD Card.

1. Insert the SD Card into the Apple SD Card Reader and plug it into your Apple iPhone.

2. Open the Apple iPhone Files App.

3) Select the File(s) You Want to Save To the SD Card.

4) Select the SD Card at the Bottom.

5) Press Save. This may take a few minutes, depending on the SD Card Transfer Speed and the Number of Files.

Learn How To Save Video Files To Your Mac

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Learn How To Save Video Files To Your Mac

1. Connect your Apple iPhone via USB-C to Lightning Cable to your Mac and Launch Image Capture.

2. Select the Video Files you want to Save to your Computer. Click Save To... and select a directory on your Mac.

3. After Video File Transfer, you can Delete any Video Files from your Apple iPhone by Selecting and pressing the Delete Key.



Apple iPhone Camera Tips and TutorialsAd • Thunderbolt 3 Ports – If your iMac has Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Ports, these are compatible with USB-C Devices. Connect your Apple iPhone to a Thunderbolt 3 Port with a USB-C to Lightning Cable to Transfer Files from your Apple iPhone to your iMac. Supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 up to 10Gb/s transfer rate. Perfect for a USB 3 Backup Drive.

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