The Prompter People Pocket Cue is a professional feeling compact and affordable teleprompter that works with both smartphones and cameras. With a high quality and versatile design, this is a great addition to any creator's kit and you can win one for yourself below! First, of course, you should check out the review 🙂 https://youtu.be/G1r9LlfGAzk [...]
TZ Audio Stellar X2 | Better than the Shure SM7B?
Tech Zone Audio sent me their Stellar X2 to check out, and (spoiler alert) I've been extremely impressed. The X2 can do quite a lot- instruments or vocals, for example... but of course I wanted to see how it handled for YouTube or podcasting type use. I switched it back and forth with the very [...]
Hollyland Lark 150 | Worth the Money?
Hollyland is well known for making solid performing wireless video systems in a range of prices and designs. Now they've come out with a new audio system: the Lark 150; a 2 channel compact wireless mic kit. The Rode Wireless Go has become extremely popular due to how compact and easy it is to use, [...]
What’s the Best Compact Gimbal?
Some Great Mini V-Mount Battery Choices
V-Mount batteries are very common in the industry; powering cameras, lights, monitors and more. Traditionally, they were big and heavy. But with the influx of smaller cameras and a larger variety of uses, mini V-Mount batteries are increasingly useful and convenient. I've used mini (or micro) V-Mount batteries from a few companies like Bebob and [...]
My New Favorite Camera Bag
Portkeys KEYGRIP Update
I originally reviewed the Portkeys Keygrip in comparison with the RVLVR Clutch, and pointed out that it had a lot of potential, but a handful of frustrating flaws. Well, they updated at least a few of those things, so here's a second look. Check out the video and let me know what you think! https://youtu.be/Vkbme88lvXM [...]
The REAL Reason I Switched to Sony
The Sony A7S III and the Canon R5 have stirred up quite the debate, and are bringing even the hardest of hardcore Canon fanboys to decisions they never expected to make. Yep, even me. But, most of the discussion has centered around the overheating- and I think that's far from the only problem. To put [...]
Portkeys LH5H | 1700nit Monitor under $300
Portkeys is probably most well known for their BM5 monitor, a high brightness, full featured monitor with camera control options. Well the LH5H takes all that and puts it in a cheaper, HDMI only but light weight body with 1700 nits (vs. 2200 on the BM5). 1700 is plenty for most outdoor use, if you're [...]
Gimbal Support Systems for the Zhiyun Crane 3S
Anyone who's considered the Zhiyun Crane 3S knows the biggest challenge can be the weight. Gimbals get heavy quickly especially as you're focused on framing, movement and more ...so I got a handful of support systems to help take that weight off your arms a bit, and tried them out. Here's a quick look at [...]