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Adam Wilt’s Cine Meter II


Adam Wilt has done it again. His new Cine Meter II is an essential app for every cinematographer. I just downloaded it from the Apple App Store. Adam’s original Cine Meter app for iPhone and iOS was brilliant. This one is even better. The new Cine Meter II app turns your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad into a shutter-priority reflected light meter, an RGB waveform monitor, and a false-color picture monitor. Here are some of the new features: Cinematographer-friendly controls let you set shutter angle, ND filter compensation, and arbitrary filter factors. Use the front-facing camera for “lightmeter selfies” – aim the iPhone camera at yourself (not available on iPhone 3GS). The spot meter zooms in up to 15x (requires iOS 7 or later on iPhone 5, iPod touch 5G, iPad Air, iPad mini 2G, or later devices). Add a Luxi photosphere for incident-light readings ($30 from ESDevices for iPhone 4/4S or 5/5S; support for other devices coming soon). Cine Meter II doesn’t use WiFi or mobile data… read more…

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Adam Wilt’s Cine Meter for iPhone


I once said that if it has a ringtone, it’s not a camera. I was wrong. And now there’s a light meter with a ringtone. The articulate and brilliant Adam Wilt has a new tool for us. Go immediately to the App Store and search for Cine Meter. More information is on his web site: adamwilt.com/cinemeter I downloaded Cine Meter from the App Store a couple of hours ago and haven’t stopped admiring how good it is. Cine Meter uses the iPhone’s camera as a reflected light meter, RGB monitor, white balance checker, color temperature matcher, and contrast viewer (false color picture mode). Why would you want to use the iPhone for these tasks? Let us count the ways. Adam’s Cine Meter shows how evenly you’ve lit your green screen. It can show hot spots and troublesome shadows. You can walk around the set, very cool, pretending to be on… read more…

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