Videographer goes to Yellowstone with the iPhone 7 Plus in hand, the resulting video is pretty impressive

Videographer goes to Yellowstone with the iPhone 7 Plus in hand, the resulting video is pretty impressive
So, we've all seen these “Shot on iPhone” pictures and videos, which Apple likes to endorse and put on its own website. But what we have here is, as far as we can tell, nothing but a fan project by photographer Harshit Vora, which is why it's an interesting piece of media.

So, Mr. Vora visited Yellowstone earlier this Summer and decided to leave his mirrorless camera behind, taking a gamble with his iPhone 7 Plus. With the super-powerful app Filmic, some color grading, and nice editing, he got a really, really nice video. Want to do the same? Here are some really cool cinematic apps and Filmic alternatives for you!

Now, some shakiness and some hesitation in focus and exposure can be seen in some shots. We suppose this is only indicative of the fact that the phone was held in hand for many of these, and we still find the final result quite impressive. What do you think?

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iPhone 7 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2900 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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22 Comments

1. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I found editing too intrusive, so much detail is lost so dark where it's not needed. Apart from that footage is just Ok. You Paul have no idea what is impressive videography.

2. combatmedic870

Posts: 983; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Imaging if he would have went with an S8 or U11. Even better

4. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

He wouldn't capture anything with S8 because of it's lag and display glare. HTC U11 yes I aprove.

15. DBoss

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 18, 2017

There is a proof in youtube from ericca, S7s (or s8) camera produces lossless steady frame rate than iphone 7. Route ur mind to those facts than to dickholes....

17. tedkord

Posts: 17198; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Awwww. Someone still stinging from the S8 being the best rated phone there is (and a better rated camera than the iPhone)

5. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

In fact HTC U11 has some frame resampling issues in video unless they fixed that in lasts updates.

8. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

It wouldn't be better because then you would suffer from dropped frames and micro blocking. Haven't had a Samsung phone that hasn't suffered from those issues.

12. Macready

Posts: 1813; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

You mean macroblocking. Which it doesn't in 1080p. Haven't seen dropped frames in my recordings either.

14. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

In 4K it sure does. It has on my S7, Note 5, S7 Edge, Note 7, and on my S8+.

13. whatev

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

“if he would have WENT” *eyes bleeding

18. sunilkvora

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 07, 2011

U have no idea which photography is good

19. sunilkvora

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 07, 2011

In fact videography is very impressive..well done Mr.HARs**t

3. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Impressive!

20. IosDroid

Posts: 117; Member since: Dec 03, 2015

Once you turn oft the sound, that is...

21. IosDroid

Posts: 117; Member since: Dec 03, 2015

*off*

6. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3094; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

He wants to get Apple's attention. Nothing beats DSLR for obvious reasons.

7. obedchuni

Posts: 328; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

nice video....iphone video app is very smooth.

9. cmdacos

Posts: 3973; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Yellow hue video - Yellowstone Park... I see what he did there!

10. gmaximus

Posts: 29; Member since: Feb 05, 2017

What has been seen, cannot be unseen.

11. peace247 unregistered

Why is hue all over the place?

16. hvora

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 14, 2017

Hi Everyone, I am Hars**t who posted this video. First of all it's such an honor for to get recognition like this. I really appreciate feedback listed in comment. It does help a lot in improvising. Now a days smartphones are really powerful, you can get professional looking results right from mobile. Of course it can never beat DSLR or mirrorless, but point is we already have powerful enough devices in our pocket that anyone can start shooting without making $$$ investment in big cameras. This was my first time to do cinematography from a mobile, I am planning on shooting more videos so stay tuned, its only going to get better :) I have used Filmic Pro, Stock camera app, zhiyun smooth q to film this.

22. gavilan355

Posts: 59; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

I like the iphone and I think the iphone 7 has great photo quality; however, this video does not look "impressive" by any means. its dark in some area, I See some blurred articles. It could be due to the editing though.

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