+ The Steadicam Volt is faster and more responsive than electronic stabilisers + It uses affordable, easily available batteries – It’s slow to set up and takes time to learn – It can’t do vertical video or object tracking, and there’s no tripod socket The Steadicam Volt is a unique stabiliser which combines physical and electronic […]
iPhones and iPads are powerful, easy-to-learn filmmaking tools. Learn how to use them for creative filmmaking, training videos, films to explain or promote your work, documentaries and mobile journalism.
I’m a fan of the Osmo Mobile smartphone stabiliser, but it’s a lot more expensive than competitors like the Zhiyun Smooth-Q. DJI have now announced a much more affordable, lighter new version. The Osmo Mobile 2 will retail at $129 (UK pricing not yet announced) and has some major improvements over the original model: it […]
Should you make your movie or video with an iPhone or a DSLR/mirrorless camera? I list the pros and cons of shooting on a mobile device.
Stabilisers are really useful for iPhone and Android filmmaking. I’ve tested and compared the DJI Osmo Mobile and the much cheaper Zhiyun Smooth-Q.
How can you get the best out of your iPhone/iPad video camera? These 33 tips will help you get steadier shots and better sound, film in low light, keep your device charged, and free up memory.
Here’s how to cut flare and improve contrast and colour when you’re shooting towards the light – without any accessories.