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?
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!
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
Today, I am testing out and directly comparing three directional microphones for film and video production. Continue reading Shotgun Mic Shootout
Often I get asked how I get my videos to look less like video and more like film. Continue reading How to get that “Film Look” Fast and Free!
Here is an honest review of the new Sony A7S II camera. Unlike most people who just test out a camera in store before forming an opinion, I actually use the gear that I review in real world production settings. Continue reading Sony A7S II Review After Real World Use
Today, I test out nine of the most popular and requested headphones under $200. I test them out with different people so I can tell you which ones sound the best for casual music listening PLUS which pair I would chose for professional sound/music production. Continue reading Ultimate Headphone Showdown – which sound the best!
“So what is it like to work on a film?” I often get asked by others. My answer is usually “GREAT!” becuse it is… but that still doesn’t mean it’s not work. Continue reading A day in the life of a filmmaker – working on a new film