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Published: 5 months ago

How I use my iPhone to charge all my other batteries. Wait. What?

Want to hear a funny story? Not too long ago, I drove 4 hours to a last-minute, geographically isolated, commercial shoot with an SUV full of professional camera and audio equipment, only to discover that most of my gear’s rechargeable batteries were nearly dead! …

Published: 6 months ago

iWorld 2014 – Grip and Shoot Bluetooth mount for iPhone

The Grip and Shoot is a re-imagined, Bluetooth enabled, mighty awesome pistol-grip for iPhone videographers. While I’ve seen dozens of iPhone handles meant to offer some much needed stabilization, the Grip and Shoot is the first such mount to bring something exciting to the …

Published: 2 years ago

Setting up a field monitor when shooting on an iPhone

I recently came across a great question on Facebook’s iPhone Filmmaking Community page. Jonny Cates asked, “Does anyone know of a way to adapt a monitor to an iPhone?” In other words, Jonny is looking for a way to shoot with his iPhone while …

Published: 2 years ago

KillerKeys for iPad Can Control Video Apps on your Mac & PC

There are approximately 3,000,000 booths at the NAB expo in Vegas (slight exaggeration), so very it’s easy to miss something cool, especially when major exhibitors are assaulting your senses with strobe lights and showgirls.  Thankfully, I DIDN’T miss KillerKeys, a brilliant suite of apps …

Published: 3 years ago

Cut Notes for iPad can now be used with Final Cut Pro X!

I dig Cut Notes ($7.99).  It’s an iPad app we’ve covered once or twice before. In a nutshell, Cut Notes let’s you use your iPad to quickly create a list of edit notes that can be imported into Final Cut Pro 7 as timeline markers. Making …