Gear & Tech

Recommended technology:

1. Smartphone and/or iPad with transfer/charging cable, charger and earbuds.
2. Ollo Clip Lens kit  ($59-$69) Android users check Photojojo.
3. Ampridge MightyMic S iPhone Shotgun Video Microphone MMS ($69)
4. GripTight GorillaPod for smartphones. ($29.99)
5. In-country SIM card and local telephone number.
7. Universal Worldwide Travel Adapter with USB Port ($8.66)
8. ProCam HD Photography and video/audio (7.99)
9. FilmicPro Video/audio ($4.99)
10. iBooks Author (Free)
11. Video/Audio editing: iMovie ($4.99)
12. Photo editing Pixlr (Free, Cloud-based)
13. Pro HDR The world’s most popular HDR app ($1.99)
14. Monopod with bluetooth remote ($16.95)
15. Premiere Clips (Free, Video editing for mobile.)


1. Thumbdrive (32G or larger) ($12.99)
2. Anker Mini 3200mAh Ultra-Compact Portable Charger External battery for iPhone ($19.99)
3. WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Portable External USB 3.0 Hard Drive ($69.99)
4. eBags eTech 2.0 Weekender Convertible (Provided)
5. Lost in Oscar Hotel ($2.99)
6. Lonely Planet’s Destination Ireland ($2.99)

Mobile Apps

Afterlight Image post production.
CuePrompter Free online teleprompter
DV Prompter Free mobile teleprompter
Leap Card
(Transportation in Ireland)
National Journey Planner (Timetable and travel info)
Nemo Irish Gaelic

Premiere Clip for Mobile
Real Time Ireland 
(Arrival and departure times)
Shorthand.  Simply powerful storytelling.
Steller. Everyone has a story to tell. Tell yours with photos, video and text.
Storehouse.  Your stories as they happen.
Storymaker Great story making beta app for the Android and soon, iPhone.
Viber Free calls, text and picture sharing with anyone, anywhere.
Videolicious. Make great videos.  Just talk and tap.

Video Gear Weekly Great series to help you get started with using your mobile smartphone to record video and audio.  Free to JMC majors.

This video explores some new MOJO technology for the smartphone. (You are not required to purchase any of it.)
Here are links to the gear in the video.

iPro Lens Kit
The Padcaster
MXL Wireless Lavs
MXL Shotgun Mic FR-310
Rode Smartlav
Rode Video MicGO
Smart Phocus
ALM M-Cam Lite
Joby Micro Tripod
Review of lens kits for iPhone