In this week’s Vlog Cabin from CLYW, Aaron Davis teaches you something about how to shoot really nice looking product photos with just a smartphone, white paper, and (no joke) a cookie sheet. It’s official: no one has any excuse for bad product photos now. Super useful tips for all you start-up yoyo companies out there!
CLYW launched their “Vlog Cabin” weekly video series! Helmed by team member Aaron Davis, the first episode gives us a layout of what to expect from future installments, catches us up on what Aaron has been doing lately, and gives viewers a chance to win some “old school” Yeti Fist t-shirts from the CLYW archives.
Note: Commenting on this article won’t enter you to win, but if you head to YouTube and comment there, you have a chance!
Basecamp, the new collaboration brand by CLYW and YoYoFactory, kicked off with three new yoyo releases. The Expedition for competition, the Jackknife for fingerspins and fun, and the Moonshine for walking the dog in style. The Moonshine is a slimline, responsive pocket yoyo meant to be played and beaten up, and we’ve got video to prove it. Featuring Alec Campbell, David Ung, Petr Kavka, Aaron Davis, and more flyaway dismounts than you’ve seen in a long damn time.
The Basecamp Moonshine is a one-time production run, never to be produced again.
Basecamp Moonshine Specs:
Response: CLYW Snow Tires
Stock: Half Spec & 8mm Axle
Includes Spec Bearing & 10mm Axle for Unresponsive Play
The Basecamp road trips have begun! Today we have a new video from the crew that started on the West Coast and will be arriving tomorrow in Cleveland. Check out smooth tricks and big smiles from David Ung, Petr Kavka, Alec Campbell and Aaron Davis.
Yoyo used is the Basecamp Expedition.
The CLYW team seems to have had an amazing time at the 2016 Bay Area Classic! This contest is considered one of the absolute best in the nation, and it’s not just for the level of competition…it’s for the fantastic time that everyone has in San Francisco.
Featuring Aaron Davis, Alec Campbell, Andrew Maider, Yuuki Spencer, Anthony Rojas, Michael Kurti and Ernest Kahn.
Maybe if I post this teeny tiny single trick, it will nudge Aaron Davis into releasing another full-length video. It’s been a year since he dropped “Old School”, and we need more Aaron Davis!
What the hell..it’s Throwback Thursday, right? Here’s Old School.
Yoyo used is the CLYW Blizzard.
CLYW’s Aaron Davis drops another solid tutorial, this time for a trick called “Swing For 160”. The trick is a really nice new school combo sort of deal, and the funny bit at the beginning illustrates a solid point that is lost on a lot of players:
If you learn about proper lighting, you can film some really nice looking stuff in your bedroom. Take the time to learn about lighting for video. TAKE. THE. TIME.
CLYW has dropped the news that they’ve added Aaron Davis to their roster of sponsored players! Congrats to Aaron and CLYW! Read the full statement from CLYW and Aaron’s bio below.
We are so excited to share this news with you all!
Aaron has been on our radar for a while now, constantly putting out fresh material while progressing at an incredible rate.
He’s the nicest guy that has already given so much to the community. We are very proud to have him join the Caribou Lodge family.
Date of Birth: Feb. 12, 1993
Country: United States
Added to the team: March 2014
Favourite Throws: Chief, Yeti, AC2
Favourite Setup: Chief, yellow Fat Kitty, CTX, blue Snow Tires
Occupation: Media Technician
Favourite Food: Clam Chowder
Interesting Fact: I started yoyoing because I met Clint Armstrong and JT Nickel at our local Pokemon club in high school.
In just a few short years after picking up his first return top, Aaron Davis has forged his play into a seamless creative outlet and passageway to communicate with others. I don’t use the word dope very often, but Aaron has it. His style has already garnered him attention from worldwide peers, and this is only the beginning!
Currently, Aaron is also busy completing a Media Production Degree; making him an integral part of the ongoing innovation of the world we live in today. He’s a gentlemen and a scholar, making fun a priority and serious skills a natural bi product.
We thoroughly look forward to getting to know Aaron better and being able to work with him on all of his future endeavours.
Aaron Davis is just dropping bomb after bomb lately, and his latest tutorial is another in a long line of reasons that we all owe him a high five or, like, a dollar or something.
Yoyo used is the CLYW Arctic Circle.
Aaron Davis, y’all. Damn.
Yoyo used is the CLYW Puffin 2.
String is Fat Kitty String.