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Step-by-step guide to hack camera batteries to charge your devices
Published on Apr 24, 2020
Step-by-step guide to hack camera batteries to charge your devices

To jump straight to making a D-Tap to Cigarette lighter connector, click here. To jump to the how to video, click here. How this hack came into being One of the perpetual problems we face as camera operators and editors, is how the hell do you manage to keep all your batteries charged. I wrote a blog about building your own charging station a few [...] Read more

Getting to grips with grip - how to PROPERLY setup a tripod
Published on Mar 4, 2020
Getting to grips with grip - how to PROPERLY setup a tripod

Recently Wex Photo Video - the UK’s leading photography and video store, asked me to make a film about getting the most out of a fluid head tripod. As a professional cameraman with over a decades worth of experience, it put me in a good position to do so. I thought I’d write this up into a blog to help anyone else out there getting to grips with [...] Read more

Cameraman Charging Peli Case
Published on May 23, 2017
Cameraman Charging Peli Case

A familiar problem to us traveling cameramen is the constant battery charging. At the last count I had 10 different batteries and devices that needed charging for a shoot. This is all ok when you’re at home with your kit laid out but when you hit the road, charging just become an absolute nightmare. This got me thinking, there must be someway of [...] Read more