I wanted to record my talk at the hair school here, but I don’t own a video camera.
My still camera (An Olympus E-M5 OM-D) shoots amazing video, but it only records 29 minutes at a time and I can’t be running to the back of the room to hit record every 29 minutes.
My iPhone tops out at about 40 minutes.
But my iPad can record video forever and ever!
So since I couldn’t afford to buy a real video camera, I decided to use the case I was carrying all my gear to the school in as a stand, prop the iPad up on it, use some high tech gadgetry to angle the camera just right (masking tape), and this to record the audio: