Getting into filmmaking isn’t cheap. But it doesn’t necessarily have to be expensive either. To highlight how you can get decent gear on a budget, Caleb Pike of DSLR Video Shooter has shared a helpful video showcasing 20 pieces of filmmaking equipment that costs less than $20.
The 12-minute video is part buying guide and part mini-review, with Pike sharing anecdotes about his experience using each piece of equipment he features. Lighting, mounting, power, protection and more, Pike hits on some of the most-used accessories you’ll find yourself needing on set. Pike includes links to each of the products in the video’s description, so head over to YouTube to support him through his referral links.
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