ReeXpose RAW Long Exposure User Guide Manual For Beginners

How To Use ReeXpose For iPhone RAW Long Exposure Photography

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ReeXpose RAW Long Exposure User Guide Manual For Beginners

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ReeXpose RAW Long Exposure App

ReeXpose was designed by Professionals for Professionals, allowing you to shoot Long Exposure photos in RAW, without the need for Variable ND filters. ReeXpose is developed by Reeflex GmbH, Switzerland, the developer of Reeflex Pro Camera App.

Select the Capture Mode, Adjust Exposure, Select the Capture Duration and ReeXpose will do the rest. The result will be a single, 12bit DNG RAW File editable in your favorite RAW Editing Software, such as Skylum Luminar.

In this ReeXpose RAW Long Exposure User Guide Manual, you’ll Learn How To Use ReeXpose for RAW Long Exposure Photography, including Light Trails, Star Trails and Motion Blur.

What’s New

• Faster Saving Times.
• Works well on every iPhone Supporting IOS 15.
• More Powerful Camera Roll.
• Supports Landscape Orientations for the Settings Panel.
• Slow Shutter Camera App for RAW Long Exposures.
• Extended Capture Time, from 1S to Bulb.
• Full Manual Controls for ISO, Shutter Speed, Focus, and White Balance.
• Motion Blur and Light Trails Mode.
• Histogram and Zebra Stripes.
• Focus Peaking.
• Apple Watch Remote Shutter.
• Photo Backup in the File App.
• Gyroscopic Tiltmeter and Rule of Thirds Grid.
• GPS Location.

Coming Soon

• Exposure Bracketing.
• HDR ProRAW Long Exposure.
• Intervalometer.
• Interim Results.

ReeXpose Light Trails Example
ReeXpose Light Trails Example

Light Trails and Star Trails

Use Light Trails mode (Right Icon) to Capture Light and the movement of the night sky for stunning star trails, or to transform moving cars into gorgeous rivers of light. Enjoy the flexibility of full manual controls and the Extended Dynamic Range offered by RAW files.

ReeXpose Motion Blur Example
ReeXpose Motion Blur Example

Motion Blur

Use the “Motion Blur” mode to make people disappear, smooth the movement of clouds or give running water a characteristic silky appearance and makes moving crowds disappear.

Getting Started

Sturdy Tripod – All Long Exposure Photography needs to be shot on a Sturdy Tripod using a Smartphone Clamp. You cannot shoot Long Exposure Photography Hand Held.

Manual Mode – Press on any of the Bottom Labels (ISO, SS, MF, WB). Use the scroller indicator for selecting the right value.

Auto Mode – Double Tap on the screen to reset your settings to Automatic Mode. There are no Focus or Exposure Reticles.

Capture Duration – Use the Capture Duration Slider (Right / Left) to set the desired Capture Time for your shot – From seconds, to minutes and hours, up to Bulb (Unlimited). If using Bulb, remember you need to Press the Shutter Button to Close your Capture and Obtain the photo.

Live Histogram

Available in both Luma and RGB, the Live Histogram allows you to check the overall exposure of your image to obtain the most optimal level of brightness in your scene. The Histograms will appear in the top part of the viewfinder, allowing you to monitor “Shadows”, “Midtones” and “Highlights”. Click on the Histogram to switch in between Luminosity and RGB modes.

Focus Peaking

Focus Peaking is used for Manual Focus, by detecting edges of highest contrast in your scene and highlighting them in a Green Color.

Zebra Stripes

Zebra Stripes for identifying over or under-exposed regions of your scene. Red and blue striped patterns will appear in your scene, identifying respectively over and underexposed regions. Adjusting the Exposure with Shutter Speed and ISO to obtain the desired level of details.

Manual Controls

ISO – Use a Low ISO value for daylight shooting. Ramp up your ISO values in low light conditions. Higher ISO values will lead to additional noise in the image.

SS – Go to Slower Shutter Speeds for Low Light Scenes. Use a Sturdy Tripod to avoid motion blur in your pictures for low shutter speeds.

MF – Use the Manual Focus when you want to highlight close subjects or focus on further away objects.

WB – Sometimes the automatic algorithm fails in choosing the correct White Balance, resulting in pictures which appear too “Blue” or too “Yellow”. Use the Manual White Balance to get the colors as close as possible.

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Apple iPhone Camera TipsAd • Sturdy Tripod – For Long Exposures, we recommend using a Sturdy Tripod, with an IOS Remote Control, Apple Watch or set a 3 Second Timer, will result in sharper and better photos.

ReeXpose Settings

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ReeXpose Settings For RAW Long Exposure Photography

Here are our Recommended Settings for ReeXpose for RAW Long Shutter Photography.

General Settings

Sturdy Tripod with Apple Watch.
Timer –> 3S to Let the Camera on Tripod Settle.
Level –> On.
Grid –> On.
Camera Options –> Enable Backup –> On (Saves to Files).
ISO –> ISO 300 to 350 Works Best for Light Trails.
ISO –> ISO 2500 Works Best for the Milky Way.
Shutter Speed –> 1/2 S to 1 S.
Manual Focus –> 0.8.
White Balance –> 5600K (Can Be Easily Adjusted when Shooting in RAW).
Optional Filter: HOYA 52mm Starscape Filter – Didymium Filter Reduces Urban Light Pollution when shooting the Milky Way.

Apple iPhone Camera TipsAd • 10,000 mAh 20W USB-C USB-C Power Banks – Shooting Star Trails and the Milky Way can eatup your Apple iPhone’s Battery. We use and recommend USB-C Power Banks to keep the Apple iPhone Fully Charged while Shooting for long periods of time.

Apple Watch Integration

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How To Use ReeXpose RAW Long Exposure With Apple Watch

Ad • Apple Watch – When paired with ReeXpose RAW Long Exposure on your Apple iPhone, the Apple Watch allows the wearer to remotely call ReeXpose start and stop functionality. No Preview is available.

How To Rename Files On Your Apple iPhone

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Apple iPhone Files App
Apple iPhone Files App

How To Rename Your Photo 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.

How To Save Files To SD Card

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How To Save Your Photo 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.

How To Save Files To Your Mac

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How To Save Your Photo 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 Photo Files you want to Save to your Computer. Click Save To... and select a directory on your Mac.

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

Apple iPhone Camera TipsAd • 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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