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Westcott Float Wall Mounts take your gear off the floor and out the way

Sep 18, 2023
John Aldred

Westcott has announced their new wall-based Float (buy here) device for storing your light modifiers. It allows you to get them up on the wall…

How to DIY your own budget studio flag/reflector clamps

Sep 6, 2023
Jake Hicks

We all know there is a seemingly limitless amount of gear we can get for the studio, and clamps seemingly make up a large part…

Quick Tip: How to make a DIY “Cinesaddle” with a sandbag and polystyrene beads

Aug 24, 2023
John Aldred

I hadn’t heard of the brand Cinesaddle (buy here) until watching this video. After looking it up, though, I realised I’ve used this type of…

Turn your camera into a flashing RGB beacon of light with this DIY grip

Aug 16, 2023
John Aldred

There are some projects out there that you look at them and you just think “How has nobody done this sooner?!?”. This is probably not…

You should (maybe) swap your tripod for a light stand

Jul 12, 2023
John Aldred

This is going to be a controversial idea for some of you. It certainly made me raise an eyebrow when I ran across this video…

Add ‘excitement’ to every shoot with StockCam’s gun-like camera accessory

Jun 7, 2023
Alex Baker

  Have you ever wanted to create a security alert and mass panic every time you use your camera? If so, then this new accessory…

Watch: Three top tips for using C-Stands during a shoot in less than a minute

Jan 6, 2023
John Aldred

C-Stands are a staple in many photography studios and on film sets. They’re just a lot more practical, versatile and useful, not to mention sturdy,…

This foldable vlogging rig fits in your pocket

Jan 3, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

For those of you who like packing light but still want to make the best from your phone cameras, SmallRig has announced a pretty cool…

The Crabs are the best magic arms I’ve ever used

Mar 31, 2022
Udi Tirosh

You know how your camera always wants friends? A monitor, a recorder, transmitters, mics, and more. (And then the friends want their own friends, like…

How to build a low budget cinema rig (and an expensive one) around the Canon EOS M50

Nov 5, 2021
John Aldred

Building up a proper rig for shooting video isn’t that difficult, it’s just expensive. Well, usually. Fully geared cinema rigs can run into the tens…