This edition of the MacVoices Holiday Gift Guide features picks by Frederick Van Johnson, Kelly Guimont, and Bart Busschots that range from cooking gear to video equipment, books to bags. (Part 1)
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Frederick Van Johnson’s Picks:
DJI Mic Wireless Lavalier Microphone with 2 Transmitters and 1 Receiver, 15-Hour Battery Life with Charging Case
SmallRig Interview Microphone Handle , Stretchable Mic Handle for RODE Wireless Go , for DJI Mic, for Hollyland Lark 150, for Synco G1/A2 and Other Wireless Lavalier Microphones with Cold Shoe 3182
DJI Pocket 2 Creator Combo – 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with 4K Camera
Bart Busschots’s Picks:
Ocean Apple Watch Band (Yellow)
Elgato Wave XLR – Audio Mixer and 75 db Preamp for XLR Mic to USB-C, Control Interface with 48V Phantom Power
Cat Eye Sync System
Kelly Guimont’s Picks:
HEROCLIP Carabiner Clip and Hook (Mini)
Elgato Key Light Mini – Portable LED Panel for Streaming, Video Conferencing, Gaming, 800 Lumens, Rechargeable Battery
SmallRig Selection Camera Desk Mount Table Stand, Adjustable Light Stand, Tabletop C Clamp
Chuck Joiner’s Picks:
Elgato Stream Deck Mini – Compact Studio Controller, 6 Macro Keys, Trigger Actions in Apps and Software
JBL Flip 6 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Hardshell Protective Case
By day, Bart Busschots is a Linux sysadmin and Perl programmer, and a keen amateur photographer when ever he gets the time. Bart hosts and produces the Let’s Talk podcast series – a monthly Apple show that takes a big-picture look at the last month in Apple news, and a monthly photography show focusing on the art and craft of photography. Every second week Bart is the guest for the Chit Chat Across the Pond segment on Allison Sheridan’s NosillaCast. You can get links to everything Bart gets up including a link to his photography and his personal blog.
Kelly Guimont is a podcaster and friend of the Rebel Alliance. She hosts the Daily Observations Podcast at MacObserver.com, and appears on The Incomparable network as well as hosts I Want My M(CU) TV. You can also hear her on The Aftershow with Mike Rose, and she still has more to say which she saves for Twitter.
Frederick Van Johnson is a professional photographer host of This Week in Photo, and founder of the TWiP Network – one of the world’s most popular photography-related podcast media properties. Frederick also consults on marketing with a number of photography industry companies. Frederick began his career as a Combat Photojournalist in the United States Air Force, where he served for 8 years, and was decorated many times for photography. Frederick’s unit was among the first in the military to receive, and put into daily action early digital imaging hardware and software. As a result, he was awarded the Air Force Commendation medal for his key role in facilitating the US Air Force transition from film to digital. After the military, Frederick went on to study visual communication at the University of California in Santa Barbara, California. Frederick also studied at Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, where he ultimately became Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Frederick was also a key member of team responsible for the development of iPhoto, Apple’s award-winning photo management application. Highly knowledgeable on multiple disciplines of photography, technology, and Internet trends – Frederick is able to discuss how emerging trends and technologies effect and benefit both amateur and professional photographers. Frederick is also author of the popular book “Global Mobile, Connecting without Wires, Walls, or Borders”. Today Frederick lives in Sacramento, California, and continues to practice photography whenever possible. He has also been known to sneak in playing a game or two on his PlayStation or flying his drone from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter.
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