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Smartphone and iPad Video Resources


FilmicPro ($10) – Best app on the market for manual control of focus, exposure and white balance on iPhone and iPad.

Grips for tripod mount

Joby GripTight ($13)

Glif ($30) – A bit more robust than the Joby

Square Jellyfish for iPad/Tablets ($23)


Any tripod will be better than no tripod but if you are looking to add movement to your shots and have more stability, upgrade to a fluid head one.


Sennheiser HD 201 Headset ($18)

Adapter that allows you to attach a lapel microphone and monitor audio on a mobile device:

Lapel Microphones (lavs)

Rode SmartLav+ ($79)

Stony-Edge ($40)–MOBILE-Smartphones/dp/B00HHZERU0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1459874581&sr=8-1&keywords=stony+edge+lav

Microphone extension cable


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Photo of Simone Keith, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSimone KeithVideo Education Specialist (919) 513-1219 simone_keith@ncsu.eduExtension Information Technology
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