ES­SEN­TIAL PHONE VIDEO AC­CES­SORIES

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DJI OSMO MO­BILE 2

De­signed as a grip for your mo­bile phone, the OSMO Mo­bile 2 gim­bal fea­tures fast pre­ci­sion mo­tors that work to sta­bilise footage and take out any wob­bles that might nat­u­rally oc­cur. A small joy­stick, direct con­trol but­tons and an app give you all the tools you need for se­ri­ous mo­bile film­mak­ing. $209, dji.com

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OL­LO­CLIP FILMER’S KIT

One is­sue with mo­bile film­ing is the lack of lens va­ri­ety. Ol­lo­clip is the so­lu­tion. This spe­cially de­signed kit in­cludes a Tele­photo, Su­per-wide, Ul­traw­ide and Fish­eye/Macro lens, out­fit­ting you plenty of op­tions and more con­trol over the cre­ative look of your movie. $329.95, ol­lo­clip.com

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STEADICAM VOLT

The Volt is Steadicam’s lat­est mo­bile gim­bal, built to take smooth video footage to a level even be­yond the DJI. In­cor­po­rat­ing elec­tronic three-axis sta­bil­i­sa­tion from drone mak­ers Yuneec, the Volt is unique in as far as it can be used with or with­out mo­tor as­sist. It also fea­tures a fully fea­tured app that’s both iOS and An­droid com­pat­i­ble.

$169, tiffen.com

04 MANFROTTO TWISTGRIP

The TwistGrip is at the heart of the Manfrotto mo­bile range and is es­sen­tially a clamp that holds your cam­era. On its base is a ¼-inch thread that en­ables the TwistGrip to be mounted to al­most any tripod, or to Manfrotto’s Er­gonomic Han­dle and Ac­ces­sory Bar ($95), which en­ables the mount­ing of gad­gets like the Røde Video Mi­cro.

$74.95, manfrotto.co.uk

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GNARBOX 2

More than just stor­age, the GNARBOX 2 firstly en­ables you to down­load the footage shot from your phone to its in­ter­nal drive, then gives you the op­tion to edit it. The GNARBOX is a power boost for your mo­bile and a true es­sen­tial for mo­bile film­mak­ers.

From US$299 ($403), gnarbox.com

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RØDE VIDEO MI­CRO

This small mic has taken the vlog­ging world by storm. When it comes to record­ing au­dio for your film, the com­pact Røde Video Mi­cro cuts out all of the com­plex­ity. Plug it in and go – no bat­ter­ies, no fuss. Just great au­dio cap­ture.

$79, rode.com

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