KIT LIST

Here's a complete list of the kit I use to film my travels, as well the hardware and software I edit the films with.

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Filming | Editing | Travel Luggage + Essentials

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FILMING

 

MAIN SETUP: Sony A7s + Rode VideoMicro

This is the primary camera + mic I've used since 2015.

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Sony ILCE7S/BQ Alpha 7S:

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Sony 28-70mm F3.5-5.6:

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Rode VideoMicro:

https://amzn.to/33oSt44

ADDITIONAL KIT: 

The gimbal I've used since 2019, before that I always used a gorillapod. The zoom lens I only take on trips where I'm filming lots of wildlife (e.g. First Time In Africa)

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Zhiyun Weebill S:

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Joby Gorillapod JB01507-BWW:​

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Sony SEL70200G 70-200mm:

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ACTION CAMERA: 

Since 2019 I switched from the unreliable GoPro to the DJI Osmo Action.

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DJI Osmo Action:

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AuyKoo Selfie Stick:

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DRONE:

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DJI Mavic Pro:

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ALTERNATE VLOGGING CAMERAS:

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Sony GP-VPT2BT Handgrip:

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TURN YOUR PHONE INTO A VLOGGING CAMERA:

Feyu Vlog Pocket Gimbal:

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RØDE VideoMic Me-L:

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EDITING

 

EDIT SUITE: 

Here's the complete list of kit I use for my edit suite at home.

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MacBook Pro:

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Logitech Speakers:

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Mac Keyboard:

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WD Elements 4TB Hard Drive:

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Rode NT-USB Mic:

https://amzn.to/390Q150

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Logitech mouse:

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LG Monitor:

https://amzn.to/2IQM2gD

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Laptop stand:

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SOFTWARE: 

I edit with Final Cut X, do the graphics with After Effects, and the thumbnails in Photoshop.

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MUSIC: 

For music in my films, I use MusicBed. 

Click the link below to get a FREE 30 day trial of their fantastic collection of high quality tracks. 

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TRAVEL LUGGAGE + ESSENTIALS

 

Watch the video above for all my packing tips. Below are some of the items mentioned.

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Caribbe Skymaster 80L:

https://amzn.to/2WmrAfC

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USB Battery Pack:

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Osprey Fairpoint 40:

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Plug adaptor:

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Packing cubes:

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JLB Flip Speakers:

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