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The Best Phone Tripod Mount

I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect phone tripod mount for years. I always tell myself, “Self: if only I had a better smartphone mount I’d be able to make more and better photos/videos/media!” and other such nonsense. Well, I’ve got no more excuses, because I think I’ve finally found the ...

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Etymotic Hi-Fi Earplug Review

As a musician, audio engineer and filmmaker, I rely on my ears every day. Even if your profession doesn't, nobody wants to lose their hearing. With the recent return of Volleyball season, I was reminded of how loud every whistle and cheer can get. So I reached out to the best headphone reviewer ...

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Sony A7iii Review and Recommended Accessories (video centric)

1-line Sony A73 Review: If you can get past the poor ergonomics, confusing menus, and frame-rate dependant auto-focus and zoom features, the Sony A73 is a tremendous value for a full-frame mirrorless camera for video shooters. Highly recommended! The Sony A7iii is undoubtedly one of ...

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The Best Cable Organizer: Cable Buddy Review

A look in my gear room tells you I'm no neat freak, but I like to keep my standing desk and (seemingly) endless cables tidy. The reason isn't just for looks either: I hate it when I break a cable because it's often an unnecessary expense that a little care could prevent. The best way to remove ...

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Recommended Vlogging Camera Gear

Four parts to an inexpensive - but decent - vlogging setup: Camera, audio, Tripods, supports, and Lights. Ok: 5 parts. Strangely, I often get asked for recommendations on camera and gear for vlogging. I don't really consider myself a vlogger, but definitely am a geeky camera nerd, so I guess ...

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Ronin-S Focus Motor Review

Ronin-S Focus Motor 1-Line Review: Excellent build quality and concept, in urgent need of a firmware update. This isn’t the first accessory I’d buy for the Ronin-S. But for those, like me, who love to focus manually for full creative control, DJI’s Focus Motor is a must-have. Unsurprisingly, I ...

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DJI Ronin-S Review & 3 Accessories You Should Buy

1min DJI Ronin-S Review: DJI's Ronin-S is arguably the most popular handheld gimbal of its time. When I handled prototypes at the NAB show, I knew right away, by its performance and quality of materials, it was going to be a contender. But I was unprepared for the amazingly low price it was ...

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BTS with DQ Studios: Adobe Lightroom Retouching with Motibodo

As photographers we've always wanted to control the creative process from shoot to final delivery of our images to our clients. Here's where we'll share the behind the scenes with DQ Studios - how we vision an image while shooting, and quickly complete it in Lightroom. Find our more about ...

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Grace Over Grind – Why Hustle is over-rated

As a life-long entrepreneur I'm as guilty as anyone for working too many hours and thinking it's best to be busy in business 24/7. Living by "the grind" or even "holy hustle" doesn't have to be a bad thing, but today's devotional was a gentle reminder that God's Grace is more important to my ...

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