Camera gear

Cameraready Lighting Deluxe LiteBar Kit review

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REVIEW – Cameraready Lighting is a company whose name very clearly explains the products they make; lights that make things camera ready. Their Deluxe LiteBar Kit includes everything you’ll need to elevate your video conferencing game and can handle photo shoots as well. Does it meet the need? Read on. What is it? The Deluxe …

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FeiyuTech VLOG Pocket 2 Smartphone Gimbal review

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REVIEW – It’s been said that the best camera is the one that you have with you. And since our smartphones are usually within arms reach then this may end up being true. However, it doesn’t hurt to have a little help to make your smartphone camera better, especially if you are shooting video with …

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Sandmarc iPhone case and anamorphic lens review

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REVIEW – The iPhone is known for having a great camera, but there’s always room for improvement and that’s where Sandmarc comes in with their specially designed smartphone lenses. Sandmarc sent me their anamorphic lens and specially designed iPhone 12 Pro Max cases. Let’s take a closer look. What is it? Sandmarc’s anamorphic lens can …

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TONOR TRL-20 Ring Light Kit review

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REVIEW – Part of being a writer for the Gadgeteer is also being a photographer.  We have to take all our own pictures of the products that we review.  I don’t know about the other writers, but I am not a professional photographer, so I’m always looking for ways to improve the quality of the …

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Atumtek 51″ selfie-stick tripod review – A selfie-stick for giants

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REVIEW – Cell phones have revolutionized photography.  You used to have to schlep heave photo gear to be able to capture great photos.  With the latest editions of iPhones, Galaxys, Pixels, and others, cell phone photography has reached the point that for a lot of people, that’s the only camera they ever use.  Another big …

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MOZA Aircross2 DSLR gimbal stabilizer review

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REVIEW – Gimbals started as a way to stabilize your video footage. However, today’s gimbals offer many more features than just stable video footage. The Moza Aircross2 gimbal stabilizer had some cool features that I just had to try out. What is it? The Aircross2 gimbal stabilizer is a camera stabilizer with up to 7lbs/3.2kg …

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FeiyuTech AK2000C 3 Axis Handheld Stabilizer Gimbal Review

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REVIEW – I started shooting videos back in my inline street skating days where we would skate alongside our rollerblading buddies as they skated a line going from trick to trick. So, filming with an actual video camera with a built-in scene stabilizer really helped to steady the footage as we skated on streets with …

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Edgee Follow review – A virtual cameraman that tracks your movement

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REVIEW – If you enjoy creating video content, you know that unless you are lucky enough to have your own dedicated camera person who can follow you around, you will have to remain in one place while you are being recorded. But there’s an inexpensive solution to that problem. Follow by Edgee lets you be …

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Pictar Home Studio Pro Kit review – iPhone photography as simple or as complicated as you want it to be

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REVIEW – It’s no secret that smartphone photography is killing the camera business—at least the point-and-shoot cameras. DSLR cameras used by professional and serious amateur photographers will never go away, but companies like Pictar are trying to lure the DSLR fan into smartphone photography by providing apps and gadgets to make the smartphone (in this …

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Hohem iSteady X review – shots are nimble with this gimbal

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REVIEW – The stability, smooth motion, and cinematic techniques available with a cell phone gimbal improve the quality of videos shot on this platform. In late 2020, the Hohem iSteady X is the top seller in cell phone handheld gimbals and stabilizers. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! What …

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This gadget helps your Apple Watch do more than just tell time

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NEWS – If you’ve ever wanted to turn your Apple Watch into a viewfinder display for your iPhone while using a selfie stick, then today is your lucky day. The Ulanzi ST-09 Phone Tripod Mount for Apple Watch (wow, that’s a mouthful) puts your Apple Watch in the perfect spot for using your iPhone’s primary …

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Orangemonkie Foldio3 + Foldio360 portable photo studio review

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REVIEW – What is the most important element that you need to have in order to take great product photos? Lighting. But the problem with lighting is that it can cause harsh shadows. That’s where a tabletop photo studio can really make a big difference and today I want to show you the Orangemonkie Foldio3 …

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ZHIYUN Smooth XS Phone Gimbal Stabilizer review

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REVIEW – If you think selfie sticks are awesome accessories for your phone, then you will want to check out the ZHIYUN Smooth XS Phone Gimbal Stabilizer. It’s a selfie stick on steroids. Let’s check it out. What is it? The Smooth XS Phone Gimbal Stabilizer from ZHIYUN is a handheld (or tripod mounted) selfie …

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