For years, the Zoom H4n has been the workhorse audio recorder on my film and video productions. As good as it is, it is an older model, and so I decided to see what the current portable recorders have to offer. Here is my review of three popular recorders from Zoom and Tascam. Continue reading Portable Audio Recorders for Filmmakers
Here is a softbox for LED panels that I like a lot. It is quick to set up and folds to a very small size. It produces a nice soft light. Continue reading D-Fuse Quick Pop-Out Softbox for LED Panels
2016 has come to an end and next year is upon us. I wanted to wish everyone all the best in 2017! Also, I wanted to do a recap of the best 4K cameras that I had a chance to use in 2016. Continue reading 4K Camera Shootout of 2016!
Download and print out your own Photo & Video Cheat Sheet! Continue reading Photo & Video Cheat Sheet – Learn camera fundamentals!
I have finally lived the dream of riding on a hoverboard, almost like Marty did in “Back To The Future” 😉 Continue reading Hoverboard / Electric Scooter Review
I wanted to show you a new set of LED lights that I used on a film I shot. Continue reading LED Lights – Thin, Good Quality and Cheap
Today, I am testing out and directly comparing three directional microphones for film and video production. Continue reading Shotgun Mic Shootout
Here is my new favorite shotgun mic for film work. It’s the Rode NTG 4+. Continue reading Best Indie Film Audio Setup with Rode NTG 4+ Shotgun Mic
Join me today at 5 pm Eastern Time (NYC) as I talk to film editor Sven Pape. Sven is an A.C.E. Award nominee, whose credits include work for directors James Cameron (GHOSTS OF THE ABYSS – 3D Imax), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Emmy winning HitRECORD on TV) and James Franco (GOOD TIME MAX – Tribecca Film Fest). Continue reading Live show with Sven Pape an A.C.E. Award nominee!
I had a chance to test out another steadicam (hand held camera stabilizer) for cameras weighting up to 3.5kg/8lbs.
This kit is one of the more affordable camera stabilizers these days. Continue reading HD-3000 Steadycam System