I am really looking forward to giving these apps a try. You too may find them useful. Cartoonatic allows you to record videos with cartoon effects. Free and available for the iPhone & iPad2. Miniatures allows you to create time-lapse miniature (tilt-shift) movies using your iPhone or iPad2. Free.
Lastly, try out JellyCam for creating stop-motion animations. Free but installation required.
I wrote about tilt-shift before here. Another tool that I have had time to play with is TiltShift Generator. It’s easy to use, allows you to play with some of the adjustments and is web based (you can also download local versions onto your computer too if you wish). And yes, it also works on the iPhone. (BTW, my example below is not so good)
I’ve been meaning to give tilt-shift video a try for a while now. Click on the picture below to view an example of tilt-shift photography.
Since my school has an annual food fair in May and I have access to the roof, I thought I’d have a go. This video is only a minute long (with titles) and I used 243 photos to produce it. I used Tilt-ShiftMaker as it was the easiest and fastest way. I imported each photo individually and then put them in iMovie where I shortened the time of the photos to .15 seconds. I then merged the photos as DV and sped up the time slightly. video link here via YouTube or view with better quality here via Vimeo.