Spiffy Gear KYU-6: The Lights We All Need

Spiffy Gear KYU-6: The Lights We All Need

Honestly, I wasn't sure how useful these little slap bracelets- er, I mean LED bands- were going to be. But man, oh man, did I fall in love with them more and more each time I used them. (I did). The thing is, they're just so versatile. They can be fun: long exposure portraits, creative [...]

Some Great Mini V-Mount Battery Choices

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 [...]

Portkeys KEYGRIP Update

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 [...]

Compact Dual Wireless Mic System | Comica BoomX-D D2

Compact Dual Wireless Mic System | Comica BoomX-D D2

While the title really says it all, the Comica BoomX-D D2 kit is a compact and lightweight dual mic wireless system that is incredibly convenient when packing small, working with a gimbal or whenever you want decent audio with as little hassle as possible. It's not the most high quality product - either in build [...]

An Easy Way to Improve your YouTube Videos

An Easy Way to Improve your YouTube Videos

While it's not for everyone or every type of video, a teleprompter can be a huge time saver for YouTube reviewers or anyone trying to speak to camera while trying to remember everything they wanted to say. They can be expensive though, and large. But the Desview (BestView?) T2 is just over $100, small, lightweight [...]