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Custom exposure for your iPhone camera. A simple intuitive interface for powerful controls, saving images in the RAW DNG format to your camera roll.

Featured in the NYTimes "If you like to manually adjust camera settings, you’ll love Manual".

A powerful camera app with full control over your image. Quickly and simply adjust all parameters of your image. Every control a professional needs to take a photo is within reach. No more tapping and hoping automatic can understand what you want. Take control.

Full independent control of

• Shutter
• Focus
• Exposure Compensation

Cool Things®

• RAW DNG and/or HEIF format
• Focus Zoom
• Histogram
• Level
• Timer
• Depth Capture
• Fill Flash Mode (Flashlight)
• Grid Overlays (Thirds, Square)
• Light & Dark Themes
• EXIF Viewer

If you're a photographer tired of trying to tap your way to the exposure you want, then this is the app for you. Fighting to get the sweet spot between a blown out background and a silhouetted subject? Stop tapping and just set the ISO and shutter yourself – you know how, stop letting your silly pocket computer decide what looks good to you.

Be better than automatic. Shoot Manual.

Requires iOS 11 or later. RAW capture available on iPhone SE, 6s and above. HEIF capture is available iPhone 7 and above.

Made by William Wilkinson & Deepak Mantena

What’s New

Version 3.0.1

– Added setting to disable haptic vibrations
– Added feedback button to settings pane
– You can now swipe up to close the settings pane
– Increased tap area for camera shutter
– Rise n grine baby

Ratings and Reviews

2.2 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

c.clan ,

Needs improvement

New version difficult to use.

Sambolini ,

Please roll back to the previous version

Adjusting the ISO and the shutter speed is insanely difficult in the new version. The old UI was super simple and worked without a hitch. Would honestly throw some cash your way to have the old version back.


Ok, UI needs work

There are a few manual camera apps popping up with iOS 8. The promo video for this one is hilarious, and I had to give it a shot.

The app itself does the job, but on my 6+ the UI is clunky and unintuitive. The sliders are not smooth, and your thumb obscures the relevant information. The shutter is right next to ISO so I frequently hit it by mistake, and you can't zoom in on preview images to check focus.

There is definitely potential - the style is nice, and the UI could work ok with better placement and better animation. In what is becoming a crowded market, however, the developer is going to have to do a lot of work to make this usable. Manual shooting requires fluid, responsive controls - and this app I currently anything but.


William Wilkinson
12.5 MB

Requires iOS 11.4 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
In-App Purchases
  1. Tip 1 $1.49
  2. Tip 3 $9.99
  3. Tip 2 $4.49


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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