How To Build a Cheap DSLR Canon Video Rig Using Samsung Note 3 as Video Monitor With DSLR Controller

This is an updated version of my older simpler camera rig. This rig is setup to use a shotgun mic, a light and most importantly a samsung galaxy Note 3 as video monitor and controller. All of the settings + starting stopping recording or shooting still images can be done from the phone screen. It also has focus peaking. The screen is 1080p. All of this makes this setup alot more advantageous than a standard video monitor screen :) For all the links where to but the bits and pieces scroll down … [Read more...]

Android Tablet For Photo Editing? … Stop! … Use Windows 8 Instead!

Android or iPad tablets have become very popular. Is it possible to actually carry out a professional workflow on a tablet (rather than a laptop)... ? Read on below to find out... As a photographer carrying loads of gear I always want to down size and compact... it looks like an interesting option to replace the laptop in 2 ways. 1. A tablet is far lighter. 2. Battery life is generally much better. 3. The ease of getting it out, putting it away and using it handheld with touch screen would … [Read more...]