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Video apps and gear articles by Robb Montgomery, author of “Smartphone Video Storytelling” and an award-winning film director.
iPhone SE – Low cost anamorphic cinema rig
Transform your iPhone SE into a low-cost Anamorphic Film Rig with this solid and reliable mobile film gear. For $723 USD you can pair the new iPhone SE (with it’s amazing chip set and low price) with a proven cinema quality filming rig. Helium Core is offering the rig on sale for only $99 at […]
DoubleTake app for mobile journalism? Let’s #MOJO with it.
MOJO reporting with #DoubleTake – a free multicam video recording app from the wizards at Filmic Pro. Here is my first take on using it in the field. Using this app is a breeze. Get it at the App store. You first select which two camera you want to film with and the frame rate […]
Mojo Rig for reporting with iPhone Pro Max and Røde Reporter mic
Max Mojo Rig This is a sturdy video setup for the Mojo reporter covering an event or doing Vox Pop interviews. The rig is durable, well balanced and versatile. I demonstrate in this short video below. Gear list iPhone 11 Pro Max Røde Reporter mic Røde i-XLR digital audio interface Camvate Aluminum handle grip Shoulderpod […]
iPhone 11 Pro Max – Attach Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens
Attach Moondog Labs Anamorphic Lens to an iPhone 11 Pro Max? Yes, and here’s how. Grab a BeastGrip Pro, the 37mm anamorphic lens and mounting plate from Moondog Labs. (also grab their 52 filter mount and plenty of ND – Thank me later) iPhone 11 Pro Max attaches to a BeastGrip Pro. You have to […]