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Filmic Firstlight - Photo App

A Professional Photography App

Well known for the popular video app Filmic Pro, the new app brings great features for photographers

Filmic Firstlight - Photo App

by FiLMiC Inc
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Filmic Firstlight - Photo App
Filmic Firstlight - Photo App
Filmic Firstlight - Photo App
$7.99 in the App Store

Well known for the popular video app Filmic Pro, the new app brings great features for photographers. To start, you can tap the screen to set both the focus and exposure and tap it again to lock. You’ll swipe up and down to control exposure and left and right for focus. Making adjustments on focus and exposure will automatically apply focus peaking or zebra stripes to help capture a great shot.

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What is it about?

And just like the video app, Filmic Firstlight offers a number of professional features to help anyone capture a perfect image.

Filmic Firstlight - Photo App

App Details

Photo & Video Productivity
Last updated
November 22, 2022
Release date
October 29, 2019
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App Store Description

Filmic Firstlight is a revolutionary photo camera from the makers of the class leading Filmic Pro cinema video camera that makes live photography fun and creative.

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Rediscover the joy of capturing life’s moments in photographs you will immediately treasure and want to share.

Firstlight combines custom film simulations, adaptive film grain and FiLMiC Pro’s famous live analytics to offer an advanced but approachable front end camera experience like no other.

Fast, easy and intuitive, Firstlight lets you envision and capture your best moments in camera, without having to spend hours editing your photos later. Shoot and share, it’s that easy.
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- Fast, intuitive focus and exposure controls: Tap the screen to set focus/exposure, tap again to lock.
- Shutter and ISO Priority Modes: In addition to auto exposure, you can set specific Shutter Speed or ISO values to adhere to and let the app automatically adjust exposure for the unlocked value.
- Cross-swipe manual controls: The most intuitive way to manually adjust focus and exposure. Swipe across the image to dial in your perfect shot. Swipe up and down to adjust exposure. Swipe left and right to adjust focus.
- Reactive analytics: A foundation feature of Filmic Pro and now in a photo app. Manually adjusting your focus and exposure will automatically apply focus peaking or zebra stripes to make sure you get your shot just right.
- RGB Histogram: Dynamically shows the exposure profile of the image across all color channels.


- Vintage film simulations: The magic of Firstlight is in our realistic tributes to authentic film stocks.
- Film grain: Apply natural-looking, dynamically-generated film grain effects to give your photos that ‘film look’.
- Vignette: Apply a subtle dark vignette to your image.
- Lens selector: Quickly switch between all available lenses on your device. Go from tele to ultrawide with the tap of a finger. (Note: camera/lens support is device specific).


- Burst mode
- Timer
- Flash
- Grid overlays
- Aspect ratios: 4:3, 16:9, 3:2, 1:1, 5:4
- Expanded shadow detail
- DNG, TIFF, JPG or HEIC Selection
- HDR control (This feature is supported by iPhone Xs Max, Xs, Xr and newer)
- Volume button shutter and support for most bluetooth camera shutter remotes
- Configurable burst mode
- Anamorphic adapter support
- Custom Function button
- Custom live analytics
- Configurable Focus and Exposure controls
- Embedded copyright
- Filmic Pro quick launch button (for owners of Filmic Pro)

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