Paolo Tosolini shares his approach to getting better video from an iPhone or Android smartphone. His DIY mobile video setup adds a tripod mount, hande bracket, external microphone and an LED light panel. via CDM
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Fostex has released an interesting bit of gear – the AR-4i audio interface dock for the iPhone 4. The Fostex AR-4i is a docking interface that connects to the iPhone dock connector, adding stereo microphone inputs with AD converters, to improve on the audio quality of iPhone 4 for video recording, live streaming and recording podcasts. Here’s [...]
Here’s a quick comparison of the video quality of the iPhone 4s vs a Canon 5D MKII:
Exposure, shutter speed, frame rate and picture style were matched as close as possible between the two cameras.
This test shows that the tiny F2.4 lens and sensor on the iPhone are pretty nice!
This is an interesting download for iOS users - iMotion HD, a free time-lapse & stop-motion app for iOS. Features: HD 720p capture and export Universal binaries iPhone / iPad / iPodTouch 4 capture modes (time-lapse, manual, wifi remoted*, microphone) Portrait and landscape orientations supported Useful capture tools (Onion skin, Grid, Manual Focus*, …) Video and photo [...]
Cinegenix has released FiLMiC Pro (App Store link), a dedicated video camera app that lets you shoot better video on your iPhone by giving you more control over the focal point, the white balance, the exposure and more. This video offers a video demo and review of Filmic Pro. See our previous Filmic Pro post for full specs.
Cinegenix has released FiLMiC Pro (App Store link), a dedicated video camera app that lets you shoot better video on your iPhone by ’asserting as much manual control over camera functions as possible.’ It offers three focus/exposure systems: Double Reticle Mode: two separate adjustable reticles for spot sampling focus and exposure. Single Reticle Mode: a center fixed [...]
Apple today announced the iPad 2 and iMovie, a $500 mobile HD video studio combination. iPad 2 features a new design that is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter than the original iPad, offers Apple’s dual-core A5 processor and includes two cameras, a front-facing VGA camera for FaceTime and Photo Booth, and [...]
Mechanical Engineer and rocket tester Destin has solved the problem of jerky video forever by creating ChickenCam – the chicken-powered Steadicam. Now we just need a chicken big enough to carry an iPhone……
Zoom has introduced a new portable video recorder, the Zoom Q3HD, that offers both high quality sound and 1080 video in a portable package. The Q3HD uses the same microphone capsules as Zoom’s H4n Handy Recorder, a portable digital audio recorder. With two on-board, studio-quality condenser mics configured in a wide 120° X/Y pattern, the Q3HD [...]
Studio Neat has announced that the GLIF – a new iPhone 4 tripod adapter – is now available to order: The Glif is a simple iPhone 4 accessory with two primary functions: mounting your iPhone onto a tripod and propping up your iPhone at various angles. The Glif is made from recyclable rubberized plastic that [...]