A wedding video team from the Philippines called Wishing Well Films released a wedding highlight video produced entirely using smartphone cameras and various Kase mobile lenses. Though the wedding was documented using mirrorless cameras by the team, they threw in the free wedding highlight video shot entirely on smartphones.
The project was a part of a promo by the distributor of Kase lenses in the Philippines in partnership with Wishing Well Films, wherein couples to be wed in the month of June of 2019 posted photos of themselves on social media along with summaries of their love stories. The winning couple, Neil and Katarina, got the free on-site wedding video.
Kase lenses are clip on lenses for smartphone cameras that come in varying focal lengths such as ultra-wide angle, 65mm telephoto, 135mm telephoto, and 300mm super-telephoto. Kase also makes custom-made smartphone cases for select smartphone models from Apple, Samsung, and Huawei to be able to screw on the lenses to the case instead of using a clip on the camera. The smartphone lenses were made to be able to take photos and videos at various focal lengths without losing resolution from digital zoom.
Whether mobile phones should be used professionally by photographers and filmmakers is without a doubt another unending debate, but the video proves that with skilled hands, the smartphone camera can be an effective tool.