Whether you’re just bored around the house or trying to reach your Instagram follower goal, video creation is likely on your mind. And while you’ve no doubt seen the latest camera tricks from influencers online, you may be thinking that those cool effects and editing are beyond anything you can do. Not so.
If you’re serious about creating a great video, you’ll want to take advantage of third-party apps that add more features than the Camera app. These are excellent for improving the flow of your video, adding more effects (like slow or fast motion), and making manual changes while filming.
One of our favorites is Filmic Pro ($15), but there are plenty of other alternatives, including low-cost and free apps that you can try; so we suggest you start there.
But even if you choose to use the standard Camera app, with an iPhone, you’ll be amazed at the kind of videos that you can produce, especially if you have a more recent model. Continue reading to browse a few of our favorite tricks, and just how easy they are to pull off.