What Does it All Mean? Monitor Assist Features Explained

What Does it All Mean? Monitor Assist Features Explained

In all the video monitor reviews I (or others) have done, I (we)'ve talked about a handful of features that make one great or another one better; waveforms, LUTs, focus peaking, zebras and so on. But what does that all mean? If you're new to monitors or just picked up your first one - or [...]

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 [...]

A Welcome Little Upgrade to the Zeapon Micro 2 Slider

A Welcome Little Upgrade to the Zeapon Micro 2 Slider

Longest blog title ever? Well, this isn't the longest video ever, so don't miss it. The Zeapon Micro 2 motorized slider is incredibly smooth, portable, powerful and easy to use. Originally though, you couldn't get looped movement (a must-have for interviews, for example) without connecting to the mobile app. Well, Zeapon has put out a [...]

Gimbal Walking Tips (feat. Pilotfly H2)

Gimbal Walking Tips (feat. Pilotfly H2)

Handheld 3 axis gimbals are getting more and more affordable and therefore more and more common. They help to get amazingly beautiful footage but they won't just do it for you without effort. Properly calibrating it, balancing it before powering on and practicing smooth walking techniques will all help to get the best possible result.One [...]

Macro Photography – Tips and Tricks

Macro Photography – Tips and Tricks

While I'm usually a portrait or wedding photographer, there are lots of other areas of photography that really interest me. One of the first was macro photography. Certain aspects of practicing macro photography helped me in portraiture as well, such as how to effectively use a manual focus lens and a real concentration on composition. [...]