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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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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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Jabra PanaCast panoramic 4K video camera review

Jabra PanaCast monitor mount

REVIEW – I live in Houston and the rest of my team is either in Seattle or Toronto.  Video conferencing is not a luxury, for us it is a way of life.  Video conferencing solutions are either prohibitively expensive for small businesses (think in the thousands of dollars) or are not certified for platforms like …

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How to save time and enjoy video editing with Filmora9 #sponsored

SPONSORED – If you make videos for YouTube or another social platform, you know that editing can take a lot of time. You get into video creation because you want to be creative and build a platform, but editing can sometimes seem like more of an obstacle to that goal than a fun part of …

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