Rode Videomic

First Look Review: Rode Videomic Pro+ On-Camera Shotgun Condenser Microphone

First Look: Rode VideoMic Pro+ for filmmakers and video shooters

Rode. It's about the only word you need to know when it comes to low-cost, decent quality sound gear for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Their microphones, especially the low-cost shotguns, have become standard issue for wedding filmmakers, sports and documentary shooters, and for just about anyone who is into...
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount

Top 3: Best Shotgun Microphones for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

Sound. Sound. Sound. It's critical. Quick tip: please don't skimp on your audio gear. Whether you're shooting a low-budget independent film, or a music video, or in the jungles shooting a documentary, or even just posting casual videos to YouTube, the quality of your audio can make or break the end product. Viewers...
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Black Friday Deals and Tips: DSLR Camera gear

If you like to shoot video, the Canon EOS T2i is a great pick; I especially like its 24fps mode, and ability to easily mount shotgun mics.
Rode Videomic Pro mounted on a Canon EOS 60D DSLR

Review: Rode Videomic Pro (your DSLR’s new best friend)

A comparison and review of the Rode Videomic and Videmic Pro. If you're a fan of DSLR, and looking to improve sound quality, add these shotgun mics to your short list.
Cirque du Soleil Totem, San Francisco

Cirque du Soleil: Behind-the-scenes at Totem in San Francisco (video outtakes)

Loni was pleased to report that there was a lot of buff, half-naked men, as seen in this video. I could only find 1 woman, but a sexy one on rollerskates at that!
Zoom H4n

Secondary audio options for DSLR and Canon T2i – Zoom, Tascam, Rode

One thing I know with the Canon T2i (and T3i, 60D...) is that on-board camera audio is a non-starter for all but the most casual of applications. Just don't do it - fine for reference audio for syncing later, but for anything else external audio is a must.

Canon EOS DSLR Cameras: 5 tips for shooting video

"I shot a whole music vid on the beast… it’s better than the $100,000 HD Varicam I shot on in 05." -- Cullen Hoback, film director.