Mobile Shooting video on a smartphone: The dos and don’ts A smartphone is a viable substitute for a real digital video camera when an impromptu shoot presents itself, expert Paolo Tosolini says, but the devices have their limitations. By Matt WilsonMarch 1, 2012 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.