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Every now and then, there are projects on Kickstarter designed for a niche group of people. Adaptalux is one of those: it's a modular, flexible and nearly pocket-sized lighting studio for macro photography and videography. The team behind Adaptalux claims that the system is capable of creating an...

April 17th 2015 at 7:14pm 0 Comments
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The iPhone 6 is an incredible device capable of wonderful feats, like shooting 4K video as long as you have the right app. Sadly you can't watch 4K video on the iPhone 6, right? It turns out that's not actually the case. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can play 4K video right out of the box thanks to its...

November 21st 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Yes, you saw that correctly. A US$1000 app. One. Thousand. Dollars. Now, before you say that it's a gimmick and something that only rich people will buy, let me explain a little bit about the Vizzywig 4K app and what it does. This app turns an iPhone 5s into a 4K motion video camera, editor and 4...

September 17th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Every year, it seems like the photo and video features of our iPhones get just a little bit better. We'd like to know what you think would be the best possible feature to add to future iPhones. Take the poll, and be sure to share your answer with your friends on Twitter or Facebook. What photo/vide...

August 5th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Way back in 2012, I reviewed a pre-production version of The Padcaster, an amazing pro tool that's used to equip an iPad with all sorts of accessories for professional-quality video or photography. You probably remember seeing a Padcaster in one of Apple's "What will your verse be?" advertisements...

May 30th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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TUAW has previously reviewed the Padcaster (US$149 or $189 with lens), a tremendously useful tool for mounting an iPad in a sturdy aluminum frame that includes multiple tripod mounts as well as cold shoes for mounting lights and microphones. It's such an iPad moviemaking powerhouse that it recently...

February 10th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If there's one accessory for the iPhone that has been breathlessly anticipated by a lot of photographers and videographers, it's the Motrr Galileo robotic iPhone mount. The product began life as a Kickstarter that received more than US$700,000 in funding, then went into hibernation for a while as...

December 2nd 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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In a recent Parenting tip, I discussed photographing your children using your iPhone. Today, I am going to expand on that article and give you some tips on taking videos of your children. The iPhone is always in my pocket, which makes it perfect for capturing a quick video of my children doing s...

July 24th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Sony must have a fixation on stuffing full-frame sensors into small spaces this year. A fresh photo and details slipping out to Sony Alpha Rumors show what's billed as the VG900, the first NEX-branded camcorder with a sensor larger than the APS-C spec -- the first NEX camera of any kind, for that...

September 11th 2012 at 5:47pm 0 Comments
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While iPhone photographers and videographers can add lights, lenses, and other accessories to their devices with special cases like the Phocus, those planning to use the iPad for video journalism, livestreaming, and filmmaking have been left out. That's about to change, with the imminent arriva...

July 28th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments