Posts Tagged ‘video gear’

New Gear I Got, Part The Third: Aputure LED Lights

July 18, 2017

This is the third of 6 short videos showing some of the new gear I’ve acquired since the end of last year; this one is all about some nifty new wireless Aputure LS-1C LED lamps, ideal for shooting interviews on location. More fun than it sounds 😉

 

ACTION ITEM: Relax. Hydrate. Meditate.

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New Gear I Got, Part The Second: DJIä OSMO

June 14, 2017

This is the second of six brief videos showing some of the new gear I’ve acquired since the end of last year; this one is about the DJI OSMO, a 4K camera mounted on a 3-axis gimbal – essentially a drone mounted on a handle. Plus horsies!

New Gear I Got, Part The First: Kessler® Second Shooter

May 22, 2017

This is the first of six brief videos showing some of the new gear I’ve acquired since the end of last year; this first one is all about the Kessler Second Shooter device. The video runs a little long (still less than 3 minutes), for which I am deeply and truly sorry, but I’ve made up for it by including an insanely helpful tip at the end about making “Cheat Sheets” for complex equipment you may use only infrequently. Check it.

 

Get Me An Apple Box

May 17, 2017

Last autumn I got an iPhone 7 to replace my ancient and creaky 5, which reminded me of a story: was on a job last year for a Japanese-based company, where the client spoke little english. I was trying to elevate the camera on a tabletop for a better view, and mumbled to myself that I needed an “apple box” – these are wooden boxes that come in varying sizes for use on video and film shoots. They look like this:unnamed.jpg

The client disappeared for a few moments, then returned with an Apple box:

 

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