Steve Crow

3,545 Added | 3 Magazines | 9 Likes | 1 Following | 10,181 Followers | @scrow9 | Steve is the founder and executive producer of Crow Digital Media (CrowDigitalMedia.com) and is a highly respected social media content contributor in the areas of digital video, photography and related topics.  He is also the editor of three popular Flipboard magazines covering HD DSLR video, mobile journalism and filmmaking and editing video using Final Cut Pro X (https://flipboard.com/@scrow9).

Testing the Rode i-XLR Adapter for iPhone/iPad

There are quite a number of audio accessories in the market for iOS devices…I created an interactive image exploring them recently and now I need to …

DSLR Cameras

The Five Best Vlogging Camera Systems for 2017

Over the last few years, Vlogging has taken the world by storm, with filmmakers like Casey Neistat and Jesse Wellens highlighting this new way to …

Cameras

Filmic Pro Version 6 review: Is it worth shooting Log on your iPhone?

Is there really any point to shooting low-bit-depth Log video footage on your iPhone? I wanted to find out by trying Filmic Pro Version 6 on my …

DSLR Cameras

Filmic Pro Version 6: Tips for shooting Log on your iPhone

3/30/2017 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments<p>Matt Allard from Newsshooter.com offers some tips for getting the most out of shooting Log on your iPhone with …

Photography

Zhiyun Crane Unboxing and a Quick Basic Tutorial

Zhiyun-Tech Zhiyun Crane hand held gimbal unboxing and a quick tutorial on its use. We have planed to made a new series of Zhiyun products tutorials. …

Introducing the CineRangeFinder: Sonar powered budget rangefinder on Indiegogo

I think it’s fair to say Jack O’Gara is making the most of the final year of his degree. After buying and using a wireless follow focus unit, he …

Videography

Watch: A Filmmaker's Guide to Sony NP-F Batteries

Here's what you need to know about one of the most popular batteries on the market.<p>There are many ways to power your gear, but if you're going with …

Filmmaking

5 Fast Tips for Fast-Cut Editing

HiCrop Factor Change for 4K on Canon EOS 5D Mark IV to Be Added to Coming Update

Now here's some excitement for Canon EOS 5D Mark IV owners (if it is true!)… tho many might say it is too little too late as well.<p>I'm excited to see …

DSLR Cameras

One-Person Crew: The Pros and Cons of Making a Documentary By Yourself

How does being your own cinematographer change how you work as a director.<p>The world of nonfiction filmmaking continues to evolve along with its …

Filmmaking

NAB Show Product Preview: Lenses

<i>The quality of a video image is only as good as the weakest device in the video path. Lenses makers are busy in their R&D labs making sure it isn’t</i> …

V-mount battery solution for the CAME-TV PRODIGY gimbal

CAME-TV has released a new V-mount battery solution for powering their CAME-PRODIGY gimbal. The CAME-PRODIGY is the companies largest gimbal and can …

DSLR Cameras

Smartphone gimbal showdown: DJI Osmo Mobile v Zhiyun Smooth-Q

With smartphones now offering pretty good quality when it comes to capturing video, more and more shooters are starting to use them as part of their …

Cameras

Artlist music library out of beta: download an unlimited number of royalty free songs for a flat fee

I have been a big fan of Artlist.io ever since it was announced back in December 2015 and have used songs from their catalogue on numerous …

Videography

An inexpensive light that seems to work pretty well. And which matches my other lights...

<i>Aputure Amaran HR672W. A medium size LED panel that can run on battery power.</i> <i></i><br>Late last year I decided to upgrade all of my LED lights. I did my …

DSLR Cameras

Grip Gear Movie Maker: Our first take

Smartphone videos are only as good as your grip. So after introducing a stabilizer to steady those shots, Grip Gear took it one step further with the …

DSLR Cameras

Only Have $150? Here's a Complete LED Light Kit That You Can Afford

If you've got almost no budget for lighting, this kit might just give you what you need for just $150.<p>Plenty of us are out there trying to ball on a …

DSLR Cameras

C-Log Coming to the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV?

We reported back at the beginning of March that we were going to see new firmware for the EOS 5D Mark IV in the near future, though at that time we …

DSLR Cameras

Make The Most Out Of Your Monopod - Stillmotion

4 min read<p>Our monopod is kind of like a superhero…<p>It’s got a long list of powers and functions, and it regularly saves the day. Without a monopod, …

DSLR Cameras

5 creative ways to use monopod and improve your videos

Do you use a monopod? It’ definitely a useful tool for photographers and filmmakers, and it comes in handy when we can’t use a tripod. Jordy Vandeput …

Photography

Sony a7S II vs. a7R II Test – Which One Is Right for You?

<b>The Sony a7S II is shipping and many filmmakers rejoice as it is one of the best low cost video cameras out there right now. Last week we took a</b> …

DSLR Cameras

Field Backups With the My Passport Wireless Pro - A Review for Travel Photography

If you’re a travel photographer or just someone who wants to keep your photographs safe and secure while you’re in the field, one of your biggest …

Passports

Cheap Tricks: An Easy-To-Follow Guide To Making a Feature Film For $1,000 From Someone Who Did It

You’re aching to make a movie. Not a trailer, not a sizzle reel, not even a short film—a full blown, honest-to-Betsy feature-length film. “Maybe …

Filmmaking

Comparison Between Two Affordable Cinema Lenses: Rokinon and Rokinon Xeen

Not all cinema lenses are made the same, not even those in the affordable price range or that come from the same manufacturer. In this article, you …

Photography

Vimeo Launches Built-in Video Review Tools

Vimeo dives into the competitive workflow collaboration market with new video review features.<p><i>Top image via Shutterstock</i><p>The world of <b>video review</b> is a …

Education Technology

A Look at the C-Pan Arm in Action from 9.Solutions

Made in Denmark, the 9.Solutions C-pan arm is a very unique camera guide contraption that mechanically can move a camera in a variety of different …

Photography

This Helpful Infographic Will Help You Master Shutter Speed in No Time

All things shutter speed are broken down in this convenient chart.<p>Understanding shutter speed can be a little difficult, especially when you consider …

Photography

Top tips for choosing and packing photo and video equipment when travelling out of the country

Travelling with equipment can be difficult. You don’t want to take so much that you’re overloaded with redundant equipment. But you also don’t want …

Cameras

Sony a6500 vs a6300 - What Did Sony Change?

Sony’s a6500 arrived just eight months after the a6300, which is a fairly short time for an update. So what exactly changed between the two? Here’s a …

Cameras