Gear

Anker Astro

If you have an iPhone 6S (or any smartphone) I’m certain you’ve come to find the battery life lacking. To combat this a great accessory is the Anker Astro Ultra Compact Battery. Anker is one of the most popular brands for quality portable batteries and...

Using Gridlee for iPhone with the iPega PG-9017S

I’ve found that for me the best portable gaming device is the one most of us already have. A smartphone. If you throw in the iPega PG-9017s controller you have all you’ll really need for portable gaming fun. Especially if you love classics. (Sorry for...

Neewer iPhone Clip-On Lenses

The iPhone comes with a camera that is plenty capable. That doesn't mean there aren't ways to make it that much more useful. I wanted to get some lenses that weren't expensive but not terrible and difficult to use. I found the Neewer Clip-On Lenses...

Behringer XM8500 Mic Comparison

I wanted to show some real world results so I recorded the audio in a normal sized room with carpet. You can definitely get better results by recording in an treated room or a full on sound booth and I do have access to one but...

Canon EOS M – Part 3 – Accessories For The EOS M

There are a plethora of accessories available for the Canon EOS M. I usually use this camera in conjunction with my 5D Mark II but I found that it can easily be used as a main camera. Here are a few affordable accessories that really help...

Neewer Dual Grip Chest Rig

I remember back when I got my first rig, it was the Spider Steady and it was a piece of crap. After I tossed it in the trash I put off getting a rig and instead opted for shooting on monopods, tripods, steadicams, not to...

Canon EOS M – Part 2 – Installing Magic Lantern

The EOS M is a great little camera but it can be made much more capable by installing magic lantern and it's surprisingly simple. Once you do you get a load of features normally reserved for higher end cameras. Download: https://builds.magiclantern.fm/ (UPDATE: You have to click on...

Canon EOS M – Part 1 – A Great Little Camera

Having a second camera helps because it allows you to achieve multiple angles, of course most of us seldom have or want to spring for another expensive DSLR. We'd probably much rather spend it on a good piece of glass instead. Recently I was gifted...