I have the saramonic uwmic9, which I bought first. I was bale to get a great deal on Deity connect system. The saramonic is now a backup or when I need more than 2 channels.
I recommend replacing the saramonic lavs with the deity conenct lav mics.
It is a definite sound improvement.
With a starting price of $650, I hardly consider this budget.
The Accsoon Cineeye is budget.
And it works. I've been using one now for 6 months, and during this lockdown have been able to do single shoots because of it.
#23 is so true.
The thought of being a director never entered my mind until last year.
Yet here I am. One short done. Directing two more and a music video in the next month. And a feature starting in january.
While working a fulltime job....
After 4 years if being an assistant director, I woulx buy my own equipment and start making films
I tried to post a full list of affordable options, but can't yet, as I'm a new user.
Try to message me at Mark at markhensley dot tv
I was in the same boat as you.
Realised how important lighting is, but didn't have the money to spend +$100 for every light.
My entire setup including rechargeable batteries was under $300