Suggested Equipment

Here is a list of equipment that I recommend. This is by no means an exhaustive list and there are many comparable products out there. There are items of lesser/greater quality here, so if you have a question, feel free to send it my way.


*Check the size of your phone/case to make sure that you have the right phone mount.


Travel Stand Parts


JOBY GripTight Mount - (2.1" - 2.8" wide) including iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and iPhone 8:

Grip Tight One Mount from Joby:

GripTight Mount XL for Large Smartphones From JOBY:

Joby Grip Tight Mount Pro:

Impact Umbrella Bracket:

Impact Air-cushioned Light Stand (8 feet):



*Check the size of your phone/case to make sure that you have the right phone mount.


Griptight One Gorillapod Stand:

GripTight GorillaPod Stand PRO: Premium Clamping Mount and Tripod with Universal Smartphone Compatibility for iPhone SE to iPhone 8 Plus, Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy S8:

Mobile Gimbal/Stabilizer

*Check the size of your phone/case to make sure that you have the right phone mount.

Zhiyun Smooth 4 [Official] Handheld Smartphone Gimbal (with Tripod):


Rode VideoMic Me (Headphone Jack):

Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount

(You’ll need the Rode SC & adaptor below also):

Rode SC7 3.5mm TRS to TRRS Patch Cable:

Maono Lavalier Microphone, MAONO AU100 Hands-Free Clip-on Lapel Mic with Omnidirectional Condenser:

Comica Boom X-D Wireless Smart Phone Lavalier Microphone System (android),  Microphone for iPhone Samsung: HERE

Comica Boom X-D Lavalier Microphone System,  2 Transmitters, 1 Reciever: HERE

Desktop Setup



Neewer Tabletop Stand (One):

Neewer Tabletop Stand (Two):

Viltrox 2 Light Kit:

Viltrox 3 Light Kit: HERE

Audio-Technics ATR2100x-USB Mic only: Here

Mic/Pop Filter/Boom Arm: HERE

Logitec C930e Webcam: HERE


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