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, [...]
A High Quality, Budget Friendly Wireless Follow Focus
Godox is Branching Out!
We all know (or should know) Godox for their budget but fairly high quality flash and continuous lighting. I myself have used and owned a ton of their speedlights, studio strobes, continuous LED lights and now... even more. That's right, Godox now makes a simple little on camera microphone and a fairly full featured camera [...]
Wotancraft Pilot Backpack and Modular System
Camera backpacks are a dime a dozen. Not this one. The Wotancraft Pilot messenger bag was already one of my favorites- with a rugged and handsome design, modular storage and a surprisingly large capacity with hidden pockets and great interior velcro add ons. Well, they upped the size with the Pilot backpack, and made it [...]
What’s the Best Compact Gimbal?
To Rig or Not To Rig (Featuring the Sony A7S III)
A Nice Little Update to the Rode VideoMic NTG
Rode added even more versatility and wider compatibility to their newest videomic, the VideoMic NTG, with the SC15 USB to Lightning adapter cable for iPhones. It's a simple but useful product, but if you want to see more about why you might want it check this out: https://youtu.be/LPWKcpoYnAg Get yours here: Rode VideoMic NTG: https://geni.us/rodevmntg [...]
Spiffy Gear KYU-6: The Lights We All Need
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 [...]