Filming Tips & Editing with LumaFusion by Chris M. Fry

Filming Tips & Editing with LumaFusion by Chris M. Fry

In this video, I talk about filming videos with an iPhone and editing the footage on an iPad using the application LumaFusion. Our journey begins by scouting out a good location to film like the beautiful beaches in Westerly, RI. I always bring along my Ghostek solar backpack. It has a massive 16,000mAh Power Bank with 5 USB Ports for charging things like my camera, iphone and ipad simultaneously. It’s water resistant and has lots of compartments to carry gear. That’s important. The gear that I bring along to each shoot varies but I almost always have a monopod, lights, extra batteries, lenses, and a gimbal. I like to shoot my scenes without storyboards when I am out in the field. This technique is also known as documentary or photojournalism filming. I shoot scenes as they happen and tell a story based on a series of events that happen naturally in the field. I try to shoot no more than 5-7 seconds worth of video for each scene on my iPhone but sometimes I will go as high as 15-30 seconds. Once I have enough clips on my iPhone it’s time to edit the footage in LumaFusion!
LumaFusion is an insanely powerful and feature rich pro editing and effects application for the iPad. Unfortunately, we can’t get into everything the application can do but we can quickly cover the basics in this video.