Recently, I shot a film recently where I got to use a bunch of new camera gear. One of the things I tested was the new shotgun mic from Aputure. Continue reading Film Shoot Tested! Aputure Deity Condenser Microphone – Is it good?
Early this year I bought the Asus GL553VD, a budget gaming laptop that is also a capable video editing machine (here is my full review of it). I really wanted a laptop with a spacious solid-state drive, but rather than buy a computer with such a drive, I chose a model that is easy upgradeable. This way I could get what I wanted, without breaking the bank. Continue reading Boosting my editing laptop with m.2 SSD
I’ve used various car mounts, including my DIY car mount and suction mounts. But I had not been satisfied until I found the Camtree Gripper G-51. Continue reading $135 PRO Camera Car Mount!
I always liked to play with RC cars as a kid, but I never thought I would be using them for work as a filmmaker! Continue reading RC Camera Platform – Eclipse Rover
In January 2017, my brother and I visited Montañita, a beach town in Ecuador. This special place was the subject of our 2013 documentary “Montañita: Beach Life”. Continue reading Montañita Revisited 2017
Those of you who have been following me for a while know that several yeas ago I made a documentary about an amazing beach town in Ecuador called Montañita. I actually never shared this documentary on my main YouTube channel. So, I decided to release a re-edited version of this film. Continue reading Re-edit and re-release of my documentary “Montañita”
We were contacted by Foton, which is a Polish company that produces camera accessories. They wanted us to test out and let them know what we think of their new motorized slider the Varanus VS2.
I was busy at the moment on another job, so I asked a friend of mine, a talented photographer Akash Wadhwani, to help out by testing the kit. You can check out Akash’s website for more of his amazing photos and time-lapse tutorials. Continue reading Motorized slider time-lapse with Varanus SV2
This winter Tom and I travelled to Ecuador. Due to the limited luggage space, we took with us only small cameras. Along with our trusted GH4, we decided to take the recently released Panasonic G85, and we put it to a test. Continue reading Panasonic G85 Camera Review For Filmmakers