Yay! You have your new Moment Anamorphic Lens and are ready to rock and roll. Or maybe you’re shooting on a $10,000 Anamorphic Lens for your big ‘ole film camera. This article is for both of you.
But something just doesn’t seem right. Maybe you’ve pranced around gorgeous cliffside bluffs while filming your dog running around the ocean banks, returned to the editing room, and noticed the footage looked a bit… “squeezed”? Don’t worry — that’s to be expected.
We’ve compiled a few ways to “de-squeeze” your anamorphic footage since every application varies in workflow and ability. De-squeezing will level your video grabs into a gorgeous, normalized letterboxed frame. Keep in mind that what's down below is only relevant to iOS devices, though we're working diligently to accommodate Android gear, as well. We promise.
We love to use our Moment Camera Pro App (duh), Final Cut Pro, Davinci Resolve, and Adobe Premiere. Here’s how: