DIY Video and Photography Projects

27Aug Hyperlapse App Instantly Smooths Hand Held iPhone Time Lapse via Instagram


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Instagram recently released a new Hyperlapse app available now for iOS devices. After testing it out, it appears that the Hyperlapse App captures live video, so it’s basically just like speeding up video in post. But during the capture it uses real time image stabilization and once the Hyperlapse is stopped it will also add [...]

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27Aug Canon EF Lens Speed Booster Adapter for Micro Four Thirds


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After what felt like decades of asking for this product, Metabones finally has released a Canon EF Lens Speedbooster for Micro Four Thirds cameras like the Panasonic GH4. The Canon EF Speed booster will increase maximum aperture by 1 stop and modifies the lens view to 0.71x wider. The adapter can be powered via 5V [...]

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25Aug New Samyang 50mm T/1.5 Cine Lens


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For most video shooters, one of the first creative prime lenses to dive into would be a 50mm. It offers nice framing, good focal distance (not too wide not too far), and typically these lenses are accompanied by a a wide aperture for that super shallow DOF ‘depth of field’ look.
Until now Samyang has [...]

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20Aug 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizers Now with Auto Tuning PID Settings Firmware Upgrade


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The DJI Ronin is one heck of a gimbal, and one of it’s stand out features would be the Auto Tuning Software. Well for anyone using SBGC Basecam Alexmos Controllers with their gimbals, the new firmware now offers an ‘Auto PID’ feature as well. But before you get too excited you may want to take [...]

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20Aug Digislider Motion Control Time Lapse Motorized Slider Kit Demo


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The DigiSlider motorized slider Time Lapse Kit is incredibly easy to setup and operate adding an entirely new dimension to what would normally just be a static sequence of images. With a fast shutter speed you can certainly create moving time lapse from just about any motorized slider, but unlike sliders that have a continuous [...]

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19Aug Disable Embedded YouTube AutoPlay in Videos


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Over the past 24 hours there’s been a problem with embedded YouTube videos seems to Autoplay automatically when using the Chrome Browser. On a webpage that hosts multiple YT videos on one page they will all start playing – very annoying.
So far there isn’t a definitive reason why this started happening, but you can fix [...]

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18Aug NEW DJI Phantom Vision+ Quadcopter Setup for First Flight


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About a year and a half ago, DJI Released it’s first Phantom Quadcopter capable of mounting a GoPro. At the time it was an amazing value for a ready-to-fly quadcopter that was both easy to fly and loaded with features for the beginner, but it also had several issues that needed additional add-ons for camera [...]

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08Aug New ePhoto R-640 LED Video 18 Inch Ring Light


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For those familiar with the 18″ CFL Ring Light (especially those of you who have used it in production), you’ll get a kick out this recent product. This new ePhoto R-640 LED Light takes the familiar form factor of the 18″ CFL but replaces it with 640 High CRI LED Bulbs.

While I’m a big fan [...]

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07Aug 12 Foot Super Tall Tripod On a Budget


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Over the years i’ve attended and recorded several ceremonies (i.e. weddings), live performances (i.e. concerts), and sporting events. In order to get a camera at a more elevated position above the crowds, i’ve decided on using this inexpensive 12′ Tripod.

With an ultra wide lens, you could further exaggerate the appearance of height. When using a [...]

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31Jul Tuning PID Settings for Varavon Birdycam GH4 Camera


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Now that the Birdycam has started shipping, i’m hearing a few questions and comments about tuning the PID settings to work better with a lightweight camera. I myself found the system oscillating when my setup was too light weight. Here’s a video showing you a few simple settings you can change to get it working [...]

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30Jul Varavon BirdyCam Gimbal BTS Footage SF Meet


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Yesterday I met up with SatoStudios to check out the new DJI Ronin Gimbal, so I decided to bring out the Varavon Birdycam as well to shoot a few BTS clips. This footage is shot with a GH4 camera and although I find this footage to be incredibly smooth, I believe that I will have [...]

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29Jul Varavon BirdyCam 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer First Look


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Here’s my first look at the new Varavon Birdycam (RTR) 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer. This stabilizer was popularized over other stabilizers in it’s price range, mainly because of it’s unique design which takes away the most tedious part about working with Gimbals – balancing your camera! So how easy was it? Well in real [...]

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29Jul Record Backup Audio Tracks with the ALZO 3.5 Female to XLR Stereo Adapter Cord


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Having come back from a recent project where I needed to place Lav microphones on three subjects, it’s always a good idea that you have some type of backup plan. Here’s an audio tip I thought i’d share using the new Alzo 3.5 mini stereo to XLR adapter.

The Alzo 3.5 Mini Phone Female to XLR [...]

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28Jul HDSLR EVF Holders and Manfrotto Base HDMI LOCK


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HDSLRnow brings us another excellent overview of an affordable EVF holder along with a clever Manfrotto QR base mounted HDMI lock(found here). I would suggest watching this video review entirely as it shares some clever new products.

For additional gear reviews consider following HDSLRnow via Twitter, and to find more information about these products and more [...]

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28Jul LIBEC ALLEX S Tripod + Video Fluid Head + Slider Kit


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Shortly after you pick up your first video camera, you’re shopping for a tripod. The next common piece of equipment for video makers looking to add dynamic camera movements would most likely be a slider. At this point, you may end up finding out the tripod you purchased doesn’t quite work well with your new [...]

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23Jul Close Look Varavon Armor Cage for Panasonic GH3 / GH4 Cameras


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To clear up any confusion, the dovetail is part of the cage and cannot be removed, but you can still mount any quick release you want. Check out the video for a closer look at the Varavon Armor Cage for the Panasonic GH3 / GH4 cameras.

There is an optional base with 15mm rails available [...]

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