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Best Movie-Making Apps for Homemade Wedding Videos

Don’t have the budget for a videographer? Or just want some extra footage from a unique perspective? Ask a friend or family member to act as your filmmaker with one of these.

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Photography by: Rachel Thurston

8mm Vintage Camera 

Add retro filters, flickering lights, and other effects to a pal’s camera or smartphone footage, and set it to a song uploaded from iTunes ($2, 8mm.mobi).

 

Directr

This app allows the user to choose a preset storyboard that suggests the shots and angles, or lets her determine how the movie will unfold (free, directr.co).

 

JumpCam

Anyone with a smartphone can contribute a video to this app, which then instantly edits the separate clips into one movie (free, jumpcam.com).

 

Hyperlapse

For a fun effect, Instagram’s Hyperlapse lets you pick up the pace of a group dance or a long take of the drive to the wedding venue (free, hyperlapse.instagram.com).

 

Procamera 8 + HDR

Easily adjust the exposure and focus for a boost in both photo and video quality. Specifically designed for iOS 8 ($3.99, procamera-app.com).

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