Mic Review: iPhone XS Max vs Rode VideoMic Pro

How do the microphones compare between the iPhone XS Max and the Rode VideoMic Pro? If you're thinking of shooting video on a DSLR vs. the new 2018 flagship iPhone, you'd better understand the microphones you're working with. How do you think they compare? Watch the video below to find out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5HIFbSpzDo

B-Roll on an iPhone

While in Las Vegas I decided to film some "lazy b-roll" while out walking around Caesars Palace and the Strip. It's nothing fancy, not by a long shot, but it's a good reminder that you can capture b-roll on any device - even a device from a few years back. With a little more effort … Continue reading B-Roll on an iPhone

Trello: The Ultimate Organizational Tool for Creators

Trello is my absolute favorite organizational tool. In the video below, I walk through a dummy board that a YouTuber or creative might use to stay organized and on top of all of their content. This tool is great for anyone - and Trello isn't a sponsor, I just love their platform. https://youtu.be/L1rqGMrgNHU

What I’ve Learned in My First 10 Videos

Some people say you just need to dig in and create 100 YouTube videos before you concern yourself with improvement and growth. I disagree, and think that with each video you make you should be looking for ways to improve. At the time of this blog post, I've made just over 10 videos on YouTube, … Continue reading What I’ve Learned in My First 10 Videos

What’s the deal with TRAVEL VIDEOS?

YouTube is littered with travel videos these days. Both new YouTubers and pros love making them - but why? What's the purpose or benefit of making a travel video? And why should YOU get comfortable making them? Let's talk about it in my latest video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZ3AF_W-I1o

How Peter McKinnon Fixes Video Noise

If you take a lot of videos, your footage has probably suffered from video noise (sometimes called grain). Video noise is usually the result of poor lighting. When the camera has to compensate for low-lighting by raising the ISO, the problem gets worse. The best way to solve for video noise is to fix the … Continue reading How Peter McKinnon Fixes Video Noise