pCAM FILM + DIGITAL PRO
By Thin Man Inc.
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• 24 bundled Cinematography and Still Photography apps useful for Photographers, Directors of Photography, Camera Operators, Camera Assistants, VFX Supervisors, Script Supervisors, Gaffers, Grips, Motion Picture Editors, Production Designers, Art Directors, Film and Photography Students.
• 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards. Won an Engineering award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
• Technical Achievement Award from Society of Camera Operators. “For outstanding contributions to cinematography through the design and development of the pCAM Film+Digital Calculator.”
• Includes: Depth of Field - Hyperfocal – Image Circle - Splits/Aperture Finder - Field of View (Picture Sizes) - Field of View Preview in both Portrait and Landscape camera positions (with 8 images to size shots) - Angle of View – Relative Sizes (compares sensors) - Focal Length (lens) Matching – Triangulate - Exposure - Running Time to Length - Shooting to Screen Time - HMI Flicker-free - Color Correction (choosing color correction filters) - Diopter - Macro - Time Lapse - Underwater Distance - Scene Illumination (beam intensity) - Light Coverage (width/distance) - Mired Shift (with suggested color correction gels) - Light (Eye-light or Catch-light) - Light Effects (Animated light effects; fire, strobe, neon, siren, etc.) - Conversion calculator - Siemens Star (Focus chart) - Insert Slate - Reference (Technical charts, lists and tables: Cine Film stocks, Cine Lens Manufacturers, False Color/Exposure Change, Miniature Shooting, Safe Panning Speeds, Zone System).
• Differs from other Photography apps. Easy to use and its graphical interface helps the user understand how each calculation is applied. It was designed specifically for professional photographers and filmmakers and has the correct Still, HD Video and Motion Picture Camera manufacturer’s specs for Image Size and Circle of Confusion.
• Created in 1998 for the Palm device and originally called pCAM Film+DIgital Calculator, this award-winning app has become a time-tested industry standard. The developer’s a working Camera Assistant who understands that calculations must be done quickly, simply, and on the run.
- Works on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
- Graphical interface with retina screen High Resolution. IPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus ready.
- Calculates instantly and automatically as each entry is changed.
- Saves entries until you change or reset.
- Quick Gestural finger changes to Depth of Field’s Distance and Aperture inputs.
- Customizable, user-defined Camera Formats, CoC and Filters.
- Easy Picker wheels for Aperture, Camera Formats and Light Sources.
- Quick Buttons for Camera Formats; Jumps to “Film,” “Video,” “Stills,” or “Custom.”
- Global settings for Feet & Inches or Metric - EI or ASA - Foot-candles or Lux, Exposure defaults, Depth of Field nudging increments.
- Built-in User Guide on each screen.
- Motion Picture formats: 8mm - 16mm - 35mm - VistaVision - 65mm - 70mm - IMAX.
- HD Video formats: 1/4”, 1/3”, 1/2”, 2/3” HD CCD - 35mm Still Lens Adapters - Digital HD SLR’s, Super 35mm-sized HD - 65mm-sized HD.
- Still Camera formats: 35mm Standard - 4/3 - APS - Panoramic - DSLR - Digital backs - 6x6 cm - 6x7 cm - 4x5 - 5x7 - 8x10.
What's New in Version 4.9.5
• pCAM is non-profitable. Please support further development by taking the time to rate and review.
• iOS 9 support.
• Fixed Insert Slate keyboard bug on iOS 9.
• Changed Field of View Preview 1-Shot graphic from silhouette to color for more detail on ECU shots.
• Added Video formats: Alexa Amira/Mini HD (16:9, Extracted 1.85, Extracted 2.39) – Alexa Amira/Mini 2K - Alexa Amira/Mini 3.2/4K UHD – Canon C100 II (16:9, Extracted 1.85, Extracted 2.39) – Canon C300 II (16:9, Extracted 1.85, Extracted 2.39) – Nikon D750 (Extracted 16:9, Extracted 1.85, Extracted 2.39) – Nikon D5500/7200 (Extracted 16:9, Extracted 1.85, Extracted 2.39) – Sony a7R Mk II (Extracted 16:9, Extracted 1.85, Extracted 2.40).
• Added Still Camera Formats: Nikon D5500/7200 – Nikon D750 – Sony Alpha a7R Mk II.
• Various tweaks.
Essential app for serious filmmaker!
I have loved this app ever since the PalmPilot days. It is essential for camera assistants and helpful for DPs and operators. The amount of useful information available in this app is mind boggling.
Director of Photography
Get this app! It's the most professional camera calculation app out there! My go to on set and on location. I appreciate the continued camera platform support.
A Professional Tool
As a working cinematographer, this is the one app I use all the time. It's elegant and powerful. If pCAM didn't exist, I not sure what I would do.