So, you want to become a YouTube star, but you only have a smartphone? We have some good news for you then, because modern smartphones have become extremely capable video cameras and editing machines. This means that with just the phone in your pocket, you can start shooting, editing, and publishing your own content, and we are going to show you how.
Settings and Tips
To capture the best quality, you need to learn the ins and outs of your phone’s camera and make sure you bump up the settings to maximum quality. The iPhone we are working with
Manfrotto's latest addition to the Lumimuse lineup is the new Bluetooth-enabled Lumimuse 8. This iteration of the small, yet powerful, on-camera light takes everything that's great about the existing Lumimuse 8, and adds Bluetooth wireless control via the free Lumimuse iOS app.
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Ikan twists teleprompting on its head with Three Elite Tablet & iPad Light Stand Teleprompters. Taking advantage of the advances in mobile device technology, these three prompters cut away the unnecessary weight and gear, focusing on a tablet-based monitor for mirrorless or DSLR camera systems. The system is available in three configurations: prompter with tablet/iPad cradle by itself, with a
Your smartphone may have image stabilization, but if you want to capture sharp stills and jiggle-free video, you need to use a stable support. At B&H, we stock many accessories that guarantee sharper, steadier stills and video from your smartphone. Many of the accessories listed below can be used with iOS and Android devices. Additional supports and stabilizers for specific models of iOS and Android devices can be found on the B&H website.
Smartphone and Tablet Adapters
If you already own a tripod with ¼"-20 threads, all you really
Insta360 is known for its innovations, both large and small, in the world of 360 video. The company's latest product, the Insta360 Nano S, has been unveiled just in time for the CES show in Las Vegas. Like its predecessor, the Nano S uses dual cameras to turn your iPhone into a full-fledged 360-degree spherical video camera. Its new capabilities include 4K video recording, 20-megapixel photo capture, and 360-degree video chat.
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We at B&H are pleased to announce the Steadicam Volt from Tiffen, which combines a mechanical balance type stabilizer with 3-axis electronic gyro stabilizer in a compact package, suitable for smartphones. Steadicam, which innovated camera stabilization, and has long been known for the mechanical balancing of cameras to create smooth, floating camera moves, has taken its time moving into electronic stabilization. The result is the
Mobile videographers, rejoice! Tripod and accessory maker Joby has unveiled two new mini-tripod smartphone stands, designed to help users record smooth, steady video on the go. The stands are based on a smartphone mount, which clamps onto phones measuring between 2.2 and 3.6" wide, inclusive of protective bumpers or cases. The stand connects to a panning and tilting head that uses an aluminum arm for precise pan and tilt operation. The tilt function can be locked in place for a fluid pan without vertical movement.
The difference between the
In this video, Alan Lugo, from B&H Photo, demos the brand new DJI Osmo Mobile Gimbal Stabilizer for Smartphones. Targeted at the Vlogger community, but with obvious wide-ranging applications, you use the Osmo with your iPhone or Android device. The Osmo provides incredible stabilization technology to shoot smooth video, create complex hyper-lapses, and even take high-quality selfies. The DJI Osmo Mobile can also track a subject and perform