My purchase of the iRig Pre Mobile Microphone Interface (Video)

The camera on my iPhone 6 is what I use for pretty much all of my video making needs. As they say – and without wanting to sound cliché or dogmatic – the best camera is the one you have with you. My iPhone is at my side at all times, whether I am at home or out and about. It even sleeps beside me in my bed and is therefore available to start recording whenever I need to do so. Obviously there is no need for me to elucidate the merits of the iPhone 6 camera – we all know it can film in full 1080P high-definition, including 60 frames per second.  Continue reading


Jade Sambrook: My Very First Podcast

In searching for ways to improve the SEO and Google search rankings for my website and blogs I came across a video on YouTube called ‘Why You Should Create A Podcast Within 90 Days!’

This video was actually a convention presentation by Cliff Ravenscraft, who after starting to podcast as a hobby on the topic of his favorite TV show Lost, became a podcasting consultant and is now known as ‘The Podcast Answer Man’. Continue reading

Jade Sambrook: My review of the Rode SmartLav+ Microphone

For quite some time I had been wanting to buy a lavalier microphone to improve my smartphone video productions.

For those that do not know what a lavalier microphone is, also known as a lapel mic, it’s what news desk anchors and talk show hosts have clipped onto their shirt or suit lapel. Generally speaking though, the ones used by TV personalities are both wireless and very expensive. Continue reading