Smartphone filmmaking is a growing trend that the industry can no longer ignore. These days, we are provided with plenty of options that yield professional results even at a low to mid-range price point. With the right equipment, pretty much anyone can make a high-quality video. If you’re considering putting down your camera and picking up your phone to shoot your next project, here are five smartphone videography accessories to consider.
1. DIGITEK® 18″ Professional big LED Ring Light
The stand is not just light in weight and portable, but it is equally reasonable. The light is mountable to an optional grip head or stand. Ring light body, AC power cable, Smartphone mount, Hotshoe mount, Carry bag and Instruction user manual are all the units included in the parcel. There are 240 pieces of LED bulbs which have a special SMD design. Additionally it comes with hot shoe adapter for helping the camera or the phone holder be installed onto the ring light firmly. Also there comes a 360 degree rotated smart phone holder which enables it to angle vertically or horizontally. Color temperature varies from 3200 to 5600k and also runs on 2 optional Sony np-f550 / 750.
2. Boya BYM1 Omnidirectional Lavalier Condenser
Superb sound for presentations and video recording also it has mic for smartphones, DSLR, camcorders, audio recorders, PC etc.
Not only it has omni-directional condenser microphone but also has low handling noise. Includes lapel clip, foam windscreen, 3.5mm to 6.3mm adapter also.
3. Rode VideoMic Me Directional Microphone for iPhones and iPads
High-quality directional microphone that connects directly to the iPhone TRRS microphone/headphone socket with a 3.5mm headphone output. Compatible with any model except for iPhone 7. Not only this but also it has compact TRRS cardioid microphone designed for iOS devices and smartphones.
4. Manfrotto PIXI EVO 2-Section Mini Tripod
Extremely lightweight and compact weighing only 260g the PIXI EVo 2-Section Mini Tripod is perfect for transportation and also it can hold weight upto 2.5kg. Also the camera can tilt to a full 90Â°, ideal for taking your pictures and recordings in portrait mode. Not only this wide range compatibility gives you the freedom to use cameras and accessories of your choice but also is extremely sturdy and lightweight aluminium & adapto structure you can rely on.
5. DJI OM 4 – Handheld 3-Axis Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer
The magnetic phone clamp and magnetic ring holder enable effortless capture whenever inspiration strikes. Attach your smartphone to DJI OM 4 instantly, perfect for filming on the go. “Hitchcock effect”, is a must try shoot that delivers a Hollywood feel. You can snap a picture or start recording a video only by simple gestures.
The Active Track 3.0 version recognizes adults, children, and pets with higher accuracy, and you can even fine-tune your image composition with the joystick. Compatible with Most Smartphones: DJI Mimo App requires iOS 10.0, Android 7.0 or above.