Category: gear review

Video Sunglasses Review – QuiverHD’s ‘Cyclops’

All of the vision and audio recorded in this video was done on my new QuiverHD ‘Cyclops’ Video Sunglasses. For more information visit http://www.quiverhd.com Specifications of ‘Cyclops’ : Frame/Lenses Durable high density polymer frame Interchangeable UV400 scratch resistant polarised lenses (black as standard) Weight: 23g Video Performance 1280 x 720 (720p HD) at 30 frames […]

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Underwater Waterproof Camera Case Review

I review my Hyper-Gear Zoom Lens Camera Pouch http://www.hyper-gear.com/page2.aspx?p=59 I have been using this plastic case for all my underwater shots while snorkelling. The stills camera I use in the case is a Canon SX230 HS which I have found shoots great HD video. Music : Underwater – Martin Schulte + Eric Delay public domain […]

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Jungle Expedition Filmmaking Kit

I recently took a three day trip deep into the Borneo jungle. The trip involved travel in traditional boat and some jungle trekking. All I could take with me was what I could carry on my back. Given the tropical heat and high likelihood of torrential rain I decided I would only take what I […]

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Canon XF Cameras, Cinematic Film Look, Custom Picture Preset

In the darkest deepest jungles of Borneo, I met a shaman of the headhunter Iban tribe. I handed him my camera, and through a translator, asked him to make my video look like cinematic film. He opened the LCD, went to the custom preset menu, and after a flurry of button pushing, handed me back […]

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Waterproof Backpack Review, Travel Video Guide

I’m currently in Malaysia and the wet season is fast approaching. I needed a waterproof backpack to store my camera gear, laptop and electronics for jungle hiking and canoe trips. I found a local manufacturer Hyper-Gear. I review their 30 Litre Dry Pac Pro Backpack, finding it stands up well to a dip in the […]

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