DIY Video and Photography Projects

Unboxing Photos – New Zoom H6 Portable Digital Audio Recorder
August 6, 2013






Here’s a few images unboxing the new Zoom H6 Portable Digital Audio Recorder. You can see what it comes with, including it’s own travel case. Nice Packaging.. A few accessories include X/Y Mic & Mid-Side Mic.. The back of the box shows optional accessories.. Comes with it’s own travel case.. Now it’s time to fire […]






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Portable Audio Recorder – Belt Mounted
January 7, 2013






Here’s a clever little tip for carrying around a portable audio recorder ‘hands free’ and at the same time having quick access to the screen and controls. Vimeo member Bruno Chansou uses a B-Grip Camera Belt (found here Amazon), normally used to clip a DSLR camera combined with a Manfrotto Ball Head for positioning the […]






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Cheap LAV Mics For DSLR Video
December 10, 2012






If you’re looking for a good LAV Mic, go for the Rode LAV which runs $249 dollars. Doesn’t require very much gain, and sounds very clean. The Rode allows you to use an exclusive MiCon adapter that can be swapped to support basic 3.5mm, XLR, and more. Rode LAV Mic with MiCon Connector Ok so […]






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New Gear – P&C GearBox DSLR Cage Video Accessory Bracket
August 1, 2012






Disclaimer: I help to design products for PhotographyandCinema.com. The article below is information about the new P&C GearBox. There are many other great DSLR style cages available within articles of this blog that you may also want to consider. P&C GearBox – DSLR Cage Video Accessory Bracket It’s been several weeks, but the new P&C […]






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Three Accessory Mount HotShoe Bracket
June 13, 2012






Looking for the most simplest way to mount a Rode VideoMic, LED Light, and Zoom H1 to your camera – all at one time? There’s nothing more simple than this Triple Hotshoe Accessory Bracket. Under the bracket’s mount is a 1/4-20 thread so you can also use this on a lightstand. Great for stacking several […]






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Sound Absorption for Voice Recording Room
June 4, 2012






I was shooting this for my own journal and didn’t think I would actually publish the video, as i’m pretty private about certain things I work on. Then again, I was pretty happy with the results and wanted to share what my treatment was. Keep in mind that this is not for Sound Isolation. This […]






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VM-200 Stereo Condenser Microphone
April 2, 2012






New Opteka VM-200 microphone. Claims an metal body, directional XY stereo, shock mount suspension, PAD switch, high pass noise filter, and windscreen filter included. Sounds like a decent build on the outside. Is it effective? Well, we all know If the guts are cheap, it will sound cheap. It also looks a bit beastly compared […]






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Fiio E11 Battery Powered Headphone Amp
March 9, 2012






For those that don’t want to sync audio in post you may attempt to plug a microphone (like a Rode VideoMic, LAV mic, or Wireless Mic Receiver) directly to the camera’s 3.5mm mic input, and then adjust levels from within the camera (unless you’re stuck with AGC). One problem is that the camera’s internal preamp […]






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