DIY Video and Photography Projects

Dual L Bracket DIY Fig Rig Stabilizer- First Video?
August 31, 2010






Cheap New DSLR Rig from Tony Carretti on Vimeo. We’ve been donated many photos and ideas on the ‘Dual L Bracket DIY Fig Rig stabilizer’, but I believe Tony Carretti here has donated the first video tour of how this thing really comes together. The first idea is to use a a flat flash bracket […]






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Cheap A.S.S. Shoulder Support Video
August 31, 2010






Mixed Martial Arts Madness from alexis wanneroy on Vimeo. Shot using the a Canon 5D Mark II + Cheap A.S.S.(






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3.5mm Mono To Stereo for Audio-Technica LAV Zoom Recorder
August 31, 2010






click image I’m still waiting on the other two, but i’ll have a total of three Zoom H1’s and still my Zoom H4n. I have ordered more Audio-Technica ATR3350 Lav microphones which is a Mono mic (not stereo), and if you’re looking into those cheaper shotgun microphones, those would be mono as well. If you’re […]






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DSLR DIY Top Handle – Idea
August 31, 2010






click image to find shoe mounts Random post. This blog is sometimes used for me to keep tabs on the random things that run in my head. So while i’m out here in Maui on vacation i’m pretty sure i’ll forget this little idea. Redrock Micro makes a cool handle that uses the hotshoe on […]






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FlyCam Nano – Excellent Demo Video
August 31, 2010






Flycam Nano test run from kaydawgy on Vimeo. There’s quite a few things I find that can be useful with the DSLR community, but haven’t had the chance to test it out myself. Vimeo member kayDawgy checked out the FlyCam Nano stabilizer article I posted and decided to test it out. The design looks pretty […]






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Cheap DSLR Shotgun Microphone
August 30, 2010






Under $40 dollar Shotgun Microphone EG1 Just by using a microphone away from the camera and closer to your subject things generally will sound much better. In that case almost any microphone should suffice to getting decent audio. The most popular microphones used by DSLR shooters are the Rode VideoMic and the Senheisser MKE-400. The […]






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DIY DSLR Rig with ThorLabs RA90
August 30, 2010






click images to view more images at Flickr Thanks for Mako for sending in images of his DSLR rig using Thorlabs RA90 – 90 degree clamps with locks. These $10 dollar ninety-degree clamps are a great way to start building your different rigs or support structures, but if you take a peek around ThorLabs ‘post […]






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ATR3350 on Zoom H1 – Yongnuo RF-602 Flash Triggers
August 29, 2010






  Yet another video where I try to cram as much gear tests into one quick take. Here i’m using the Zoom H1 recorder with Audio-Technica ATR3350 powered Lav mic talking about the Yongnuo RF-602 Flash Triggers. Hey, I might as well get it out of the way since I haven’t said much about them […]






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