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Quality Photos. Historic Film Simulations.

Filmic Firstlight

Version 1.3

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

Filmic Firstlight Features

Apple Watch

Remotely frame your shot and take photos using the Firstlight App for Apple Watch.

Cross Swipe

Fast and intuitive 1-touch system so you will always be ready for the next shot.

Focus Peaking

Perfect focus every time with Filmic’s patented responsive analytics.

Exposure Analytics

Master highlights & shadow detail. Responsive zebra stripes analytics let you control highlight and shadow detail for ideal exposure.

Modern Images Vintage Vibe

Adaptive film grain, variable vignettes, always organic. For photos as beautiful and individual as you are.

ISO & Shutter Priority Modes

Artistic, expressive, professional. Use ISO or Shutter priority modes to create shots you just can’t get with the native camera app.

Burst Mode

Firstlight offers shooters 3 varied burst speeds of 6, 10 or 15 images a second.

Film Simulations

Firstlight filters are inspired by the amazing legacy of 19th and 20th-century photography. Each filter pack is based on the films and photographic processes that created over a century of legendary images.

Made with Filmic Firstlight

Filmic Firstlight Tutorial

Motion in the Ocean: Filmic Firstlight and Motion Blur

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Filmic Pro’s Garret Gue On Tour with Filmic Firstlight

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Filmic Firstlight Now Available in Apple App Store

Filmic Firstlight is a revolutionary mobile photography app from the makers of the class-leading Filmic Pro cinema video camera that makes live photography fun and creative. Download for FREE right here! Firstlight combines custom film simulations, adaptive film...

"There’s a lot to love about Filmic Firstlight."


"High-end camera features through a clean and intuitive interface."


"Wraps pro photo features in an ultra-clean interface."

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"Firstlight is my app of choice when shooting on the iPhone"