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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR33 – Audio Recording Devices

In this episode of Gear In Review, we talk about audio recording devices that might be used to record a podcast. From using your iPhone, a Tascam, or even a video camera; there are so many options to choose from when trying to record audio. Join us as we talk about audio gadgets and podcast workflows.

Here are links to the items we discussed:

[Intersection Podcast] Episode 033: She is FitFluential – Kelly Olexa

Kelly Olexa

What does it mean to be a social media influencer? This is a question many of us “OLD SCHOOL” social media pioneers toss around while giggling under our breath. I guess it means you have more than 10,000 followers on the latest social media outlet. But seriously, what is a social media influencer? I want you to meet Kelly Olexa.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR32 – You Ask, We Answer

Thanks so much for your feedback and questions, so this episode is dedicated to one of our dedicated listeners. Jim Samuel is the director of digital marketing for Crozer-Keystone Health System and he need some clarification from our review of the DJI Ronin-S combined with the Canon M50.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 032: Carved In Stone – Pat Williams

Pat Williams
Basketball hall-of-famer Pat Williams is the founder and senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. In addition to his roles with the Orlando Magic, he served as general manager of the 1983 world champion Philadelphia 76ers and managed both the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks. Pat is best known for acquiring top talents such as Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR31 – Wiralcam

In this episode, we will provide a first review of the new Wiral LITE by Wiralcam. We were able to gain access to this new zipline gadget by backing their Kickstarter campaign. This ultraportable cable camera unit is super fun to use and small enough for a backpack. We hope you listen to the first review after we un-boxed this new content creation tool!

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 031: Mile Marker 50 – Allison Andrews

Allison Andrews
“Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.”
– Denis Diderot

Allison Andrews gave me a card with this quote one afternoon in 2005 while the Road Show crew from WCNC-TV in Charlotte, NC was preparing for a live television production. She always knew how to get the team excited about the live television event we were about to produce.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR30 – LensRentals

If you like gadgets, gear, and toys for your hobby or your job, LensRentals.com is the place for you. In this episode, we interview the founder of LensRentals.com Roger Cicala who started this business literally in his closet. Now he helps photography and video professionals, hobbyist, content creators, vacationers, NASA and so many others with the right camera for their needs.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR29 – RoninS Awesomeness

If you remember, Episodes 17 and 18 compared the new DJI Ronin S to the DJI Ronin MX and Osmo. Now we have used the Ronin S on numerous productions, we are finding what truly separates this stabilizer from others we have used. Please listen as we talk about the Ronin S and the many production situations that show it is clearly a must have for professional videographer teams and content collectors.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR28 – When to Ask a Pro

In this episode we address the question…. “When should you call a pro?”. If you are a marketing coordinator or a public relations professional, you have probably asked when to use your iPhone or when to get the professionals to help you with your video or content project. We help define the line between doing it yourself and bringing in a specialized pro.

[Intersection Podcast] Episode 028: Sister Norma

It is one thing to say we have passion and the heart to love all of God’s people. It is another to actively live this out in our daily lives. But one woman not only believes this to her core, she lives it everyday of her life. Sister Norma Pimentel is probably one of the most inspiration women I have ever met.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR27 – Monopod vs. Tripod

Tripods, monopods, and stabilization…what do you do to make sure your shot is rock solid no matter the situation. In this episode, we discuss the differences between monopods and tripods and where we use this tools everyday in our world of production and content collection. Join us for a fun episode!

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 027: Finding Respite – Trip from Guatemala to USA

Kimberly's story walking to the US from Guatemala

It is February 7, 2017 and we find ourselves in the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center…right downtown McAllen, Texas. McAllen is the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, and the twenty-second most populous city in Texas. It is located at the southern tip of the state in the Rio Grande Valley. McAllen, Texas has the largest immigration processing center in the United States

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR26 – Quick, Portable Camera Bag

If you have been listening to this podcast, you will remember the first full episode (GIR1 – What’s in your tool bag) where we talk about what is in the tool bag. As productions change and the year moves along, that tool bag evolves. This episode we are reviewing how I have changed this tool bag and some of the new gadgets I have that are integral for our content creation workflows.

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