What is a Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head? Why would you need to use a Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head? How do you use a Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head? In this video, we look at the Oben GH-30C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head and answer those what, why, and how questions.
The Apurture MC is a compact RGB light that is USB-C and QI rechargeable. it comes with a silicon diffusion screen, can be attached via a standard tripod thread or with magnets. This portable light packs a punch. In this video, I share my review of the Apurture MC light as well as the Sidus Link app which can be used to adjust the light output.
My video lighting setup has evolved over the years. For the past three years, I have been working on automating as much of the video lighting setup process as I can. I have finally finished it. The majority of the smart home products in my studio are Homekit based, but some were Alexa based. Between modifying the products used, installing some new products, and using a platform called HomeBridge, I was able to completely transform my video lighting setup into a completely automated smart home video lighting setup. Now I can quickly and easily switch my lighting between video mode, headshot mode, cake smash mode, family mode, and beyond.
Duracell is now making camera batteries for practically every camera you could imagine. They're not available at retailers, and only available from Duracell directly. The Duracell camera battery looks and feels like any original manufacturer's battery. In this video, I put the new Duracell camera battery through the test, comparing it to my Nikon EN-EL15B battery for the Nikon Z6. The Duracell camera battery is a heck of a lot cheaper than the Nikon one, so is it a good aftermarket camera battery that is worth the savings?
Day to night photography is way easier than you think. No longer do you need Photoshop to manually edit a photo to look like it's night. To easily and quickly convert a photo from day to night, try Skylum Luminar. The app has a feature called Ai Sky Replacement and a variety of built-in skies to choose from. You can also use your own. In this video, you will see me take a daytime photo of my daughter dancing in the daytime and make it look like the night with the Milkyway behind her. All in a matter of seconds using Skylum Luminar. Day to night photography has never been so simple.
There is a wide variety of camera lens filters available to modify, enhance, or distort your photographs. But not all camera lens filters are equal. Some degrade the quality too much. Some have little to no purpose and some are like a magical unicorn you wish you knew about earlier. In this video, you learn about the basics of camera lens filters. This is the camera lens filters beginner's guide.
Tourbox is a product made for photo and video editing. It's a console, which looks very much like a game controller. With Tourbox you can edit your photos and videos with less keyboard and mouse movement or clicks. Tourbox has wheels, dials, and buttons that can be preset to specific tasks. In this video, I share my thoughts on the Tourbox hardware and software for your photo and video editing needs.
Speedlights Vs Studio Strobes, which should you buy? In this video, I go over the main differences between Speedlights and Studio Strobes. I won't get too technical over light output, as I want to keep this as practical as possible and as understandable as possible to those just learning. But by the end of the video, you should have a good idea between Speedlights and Studio Strobes and which is better for you.
The best smartphone tripod mount might be the SmallRig Universal Smartphone Holder. SmallRig has been making incredible videography accessories for many years. Things like cages that surround your camera and offer endless mounting capabilities for other accessories. But the SmallRig Universal Smartphone Holder might be the best smartphone tripod mount ever. Because it's versatile enough to work with an Arca Swiss tripod head, or can sit on a flat surface, or be handheld. Plus you can attach two accessories to the mount, like a microphone and light.