Video

I love the Videoshop video editor app – it’s so easy to use!!

NEWS – I discovered the Videoshop app by Jajijujejo Inc. years ago. I was trying to create a GIF from a short video and add music to it. I used Videoshop to accomplish the task and found that it was so easy to use, that I never tried looking for any other mobile-device video editor. …

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SmallRig Mobile Video Cage review – an essential mobile filmmaking tool

SmallRig Mobile Video Cage and optional accessories

REVIEW – Mobile filmmaking has become a phenomenon in recent years. For over a decade people have been using shots from mobile phones in movies and TV shows, shooting short films with them, with some even shooting full feature-length movies on smartphones. SmallRig, a well-known video accessory manufacturer, has released the Mobile Video Cage for …

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OXS S3 soundbar review – adds an audio kick to your anemic TV speakers

REVIEW – A few weeks ago, I reviewed the Asakuki Avigator 455W video projector. Since its speaker was a bit lackluster, I wanted to see how the OXS S3 soundbar can fill the void. Let’s find out. What is it? The OXS model S3 soundbar is a self-contained audio amplifier and speaker system with optical, …

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IOGEAR UpStream Mobile Capture Adapter review

REVIEW – Over the past year, I have been recording more videos and doing more live stream videos from my home studio. I have also gone from using decent webcams to using my professional video cameras and DSLR cameras with OBS Studio. In the beginning, connecting my cameras to my computer has required much creativity …

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TONOR TRL-20 Ring Light Kit review

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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Monster Ultra High-Speed 8K Cobalt HDMI 2.1 Cable review

REVIEW – As an audiophile, I have spent a lot of money over the years on various audio cables for my stereo system. While I am often engaged in heated discussions regarding the concept of better cables equaling better performance, I always use what are considered “high-end” cables for my equipment. The cost of the …

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Gig Gear Cam-a-lot chair-mounted green screen background review

REVIEW – The move to remote work brought about by the current pandemic has forced a lot of us to be on-camera much more than previously. For those of us who don’t have an area we can use to create a camera-friendly background, virtual screens have become a life-saver. But many things in the actual …

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SAKOBS 16-Inch 2.0 Soundbar Review

REVIEW – My large living room and TV with weak speakers makes for a poor entertainment experience. I’ve been thinking about getting a soundbar, so when the SAKOBS soundbar review offer came along, I thought I would try it first. What is it? The SAKOBS soundbar is a 16-inch wired and wireless soundbar. What’s in …

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Edgee Follow review – A virtual cameraman that tracks your movement

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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Smartta SliderMini 2 motorized camera slider review

REVIEW – There are many types of gear that photographers and videographers use to capture different types of scenes and footage. One such device is a slider that can be used for great video, including time-lapse footage, video with movement and interest, etc. Over the years, I have purchased 2 quite expensive motorized sliders that …

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Take the power of creativity with you wherever you go with the Smartta SliderMini 2

NEWS – Several years ago, I purchased my first slider for over $2000. As a Photographer/Videographer, I had grand ideas for creative projects in various locations indoors and outdoors. The slider was relatively large and heavy and required several add-ons to be functional, and it took quite a bit of effort and time to be …

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Take control of your photo and video editing with TourBox

NEWS – Creators of photo art, and video can use the TourBox controller to streamline their workflows. This Windows and Mac compatible wired controller puts a variety of physical buttons, switches and knobs at your fingertips to allow fine adjustments inside software like Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, and more. It’s like a multi-tool for …

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BenQ InstaShow Wireless Presentation System review

REVIEW – When I first heard about the BenQ InstaShow Wireless Presentation System, I immediately recognized its ability to mirror presentations from a laptop or such device wirelessly onto a large screen. This I believe is the basis for its design and intended use. However, as a photographer and videographer, I also quickly recognized that …

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Wondershare Filmora video editing software has gone pro

NEWS – I’ve been using Wondershare Filmora video editing software for over 3 years now and find it be an incredibly easy to use application for the types of video editing that I do on a regular basis. When I say that, I mean basic video editing like combining, splitting, and trimming clips as well …

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