Apple’s latest “Shot on iPhone” video features the battery life and utility of its iPhone 11 Pro’s camera, by featuring a five-hour single-take tour of the Hermitage Museum in St.Petersburg, Russia.
The continuing series of videos is designed to promote the iPhone’s camera features and capabilities, and feature videos by professional videographers who were commissioned by Apple.
The typical video usually lasts a few minutes or so. However, for this latest effort, you might want to grab a few bottles of water from your coronavirus stash and find your most comfortable seat, as this most recent effort lasts an incredible 5 hours, 19 minutes, and 28 seconds.
“Hermitage” takes viewers on a tour of the museum of the same name, which is located in St. Petersburg, Russia.
“Experience a 5 hr 19 min 28 sec cinematic journey through one of the world’s biggest museums in St. Petersburg, Russia. Take in 45 galleries, 588 masterpieces, and live performances, shot in 4K on iPhone 11 Pro in one continuous take.”
Yep, you read that correctly, the video was taken as a single continuous take. In addition to the camera capabilities of the iPhone 11 Pro, the video also shows off the battery life of the device.
The five-hour video offers a tour of the museum, which includes 45 galleries, 588 works of art, and live performances. The highlights can be found at the following timestamps:
- 00:01:25 Jordan Staircase
- 00:49:00 The 1812 Gallery and the young cadet
- 02:06:02 See Rembrandt like never before
- 02:55:56 Hermitage Theatre contemporary ballet duet
- 03:03:50 Study the ceilings of the Raphael Loggias
- 03:56:25 Close-up on Caravaggio’s The Lute Player
- 04:50:32 Kirill Richter live performance
Viewers can listen to the soundtrack highlights on Apple Music.
Composers, in order of appearance:
- Anton Schwarz
- Katushiro Oguri
- Gabriel Prokofiev
- Kirill Richter
The “Hermitage” video is the latest in a series of “Shot on iPhone” videos published by Apple to show off the features of the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro cameras.