Tag Archives: DSLM

Rode on-camera mic comparison: VideoMic Pro vs Stereo VideoMic Pro

In today’s video I am testing and comparing two on-camera condenser microphones from Rode: the VideoMic Pro and the Stereo VideoMic Pro. The VideoMic Pro is already very popular among YouTubers and videomakers. It has also become a must-have for many vloggers – especially those trying to match the quality of the vlogs by the mega YouTuber Casey Neistat. Continue reading Rode on-camera mic comparison: VideoMic Pro vs Stereo VideoMic Pro

CAME-TV CAME-Mini 3 Camera Gimbal Review

Today, I am reviewing the fourth and last gimbal in my series of reviews of mid-range camera gimbals, the CAME-Mini 3 (previously I covered the CAME-Argo, Moza Lite 2 and Turbo Ace AllSteady Motion). The CAME-Mini 3 is the lightest of the these gimbals and supports payload up to 2.6 lbs (1.2 kg). By the way, soon I am going to release a video where I will compare these four models side by side. Continue reading CAME-TV CAME-Mini 3 Camera Gimbal Review

AllSteady-6Pro Gimbal Review (after 2 months of real world use)

I had a chance to use a new 3-axis camera gimbal on the last feature film project I worked on. I decided to take this gimbal with me for the shoot because it is smaller and lighter than the DJI Ronin and Moza gimbals. Plus, even though it packs into a small case, it supports cameras ranging from DSLMs (ex. Sony A7s, Panasonic GH4) all the way to the RED Epic. Continue reading AllSteady-6Pro Gimbal Review (after 2 months of real world use)

Is Canon Forgetting Indie Filmmakers?

When Canon released the 5D Mark II in 2008 and then followed up with the 7D in 2009, indie film and video production was revolutionized. These cameras combined great optics with full HD recording. Just as importantly, their cost was within the reach of many indie filmmakers. The Canon DSLRs were all the rave. Continue reading Is Canon Forgetting Indie Filmmakers?