DCP 149: Caleb Pike of DSLRVideoShooter.com

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Caleb Pike is the featured guest in episode 149 of the Digital Convergence Podcast. He is the founder of DSLRVideoShooter.com. Caleb Pike is a camera operator, editor, and podcaster based in Chicago, IL.

In addition to his educational DSLR video blog, he runs a production company called Fourth Foundry. His experience includes documentary, commercial, narrative, and educational video. His less-is-more approach to digital filmmaking gear won't break the bank! I've been following Caleb Pike since the early days of the DSLR video revolution - he was and continues to be one of my favorite go-to sources of video education and gear reviews.

Some of the topics Caleb addresses in this episode:

  • How Caleb got involved in DSLR video
  • Lessons learned from shooting DSLR video
  • You don't need a lot of equipment to shoot pro video
  • Limitations are good for you
  • Shooting video on a budget - how to get started for less than $500
  • Thoughts on the new mirror-less cameras including the Panasonic GH4, Sony A7s and Canon EOS-M
  • There's no reason to buy a Canon DSLR camera anymore
  • Affordable lighting gear for shooting video
  • Recording good quality with the Rode VideoMic Pro and the JuiceLink preamp
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In the Video Business Success Coach segment of the podcast, Kris Simmons answers the question: What do you do when your client cancels a shoot where you have already lined up your help and rental gear.


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Mentioned In This Episode:

Caleb Pike's websites: http://dslrvideoshooter.comhttp://fourthfoundry.com

Caleb Pike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/calebpike

Caleb Pike on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dslrvideoshooter


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