How to make great videos with your smart phone

Want to know how to make great videos with your smart phone?

A few accessories that will make recording easier and the final video better.

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How to make great videos with your smart phone

Smart phones have great cameras but sometimes the microphone isn’t so great and its hard to keep the phone still. But there are some great accessories out there.

This small device grips your phone and can be attached to….

How to make great videos with your smart phone

A mini tripod such as this one.

How to make great videos with your smart phone

If you have a USB microphone

You can attach it to your smart phone using this or a similar adaptor.

There are two main types.

They have a standard USB fitting at one end (L) to connect to your microphone and either a USB micro and USB C fitting at the other end (R).

Be very careful you choose the correct one.

You will probably need to adjust your settings in your video recording app for it to recognise your microphone.

If you combine everything together. The set up would look like this.

Interested in how to make great videos with your smart phone?

A few things I have invested in recently to make my smart phone videos better (with affilate links)

Joby GripTight ONE Mount for Smartphones - White

  • Compact Design. Patented, compact, foldable design
  • Universal Fit. Fits most smartphones with or without a case
  • Quick Release. Stainless steel spring loaded design for quick grip and release of smartphone
  • Secure Hold. TPE rubber grip pads secure smartphones in place
  • 1 x Grip Tight ONE Mount (White)

 

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Manfrotto MTPIXI-WH, PIXI Mini Tripod, Comfortable Handgrip + Foldable

  • Mini tripod for compact system cameras
  • Comfortable handgrip to capture videos
  • Push button locking mechanism for easy set up
  • Lightweight, intuitive to use and easy to carry

 

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1x 22cm POSUGEAR USB 2.0 A female to Micro B male converter OTG adapter cable

USB 2.0 Female to Micro USB B male convertor

22 cm cable

Gold plated connector.

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SAMSON Q2U USB microphone

Includes

  • Desktop stand
  • Windscreen to minimize wind noise and plosives such as P-Pops.
  • 2.25m USB cable

 

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