Step-by-step guide to hack camera batteries to charge your devices

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

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

Swimming in plastic

Swimming in plastic

It's no secret that our ocean environments are under threat from single use plastics. It's been hard to miss it... However, up until now, no one's really shown what it's like to swim in that kind of debris. Teaming up with The Big Bang Fair, Cow PR and some very talented synchronised swimmers, we set out to demonstrate to what that would look [...] Read more

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