iPhone Video “Madness”

There has been a lot of talk on the b-roll.net FORUM about video on an iPhone. Jim Sitton shared this clip from WFOR-TV in Miami. It’s about the hype of the new iPhone 3Gs – shot completely with an iPhone.

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iPhoneRig1_mainThe folks at ProVideo Coalition took it one step further and outfitted their new iPhone with a top light and shoulder mount.

All of this is fun – and a little tongue-in-cheek, but with all of the news from Iran coming out via cell phone video, what does this mean for news in the future.

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I personally don’t think news will ever shoot all video with cell phone cameras, but it does look like a valuable tool when the situation is right. When immediacy is more important than video quality.

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5 Responses to “iPhone Video “Madness””

  1. So What? We all have been shooting video wth cell phones before the Apple even came out.. Gotta love that elaborate lashup he has in the photo though!

  2. Cute…. but think about it… the i phone is now on the third rev and now AT LAST shoots video?

    Heh Heh ! still gotta love the rail and mic lash up!

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