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Canon EOS R - Is 4K crop really that bad?

Canon EOS R: Is 4K 1.7x crop really that bad for shooting video?

Canon made big news this month with the unveiling of a new camera. But it wasn't just any old camera. For the first time ever, Canon has brought a full-frame mirrorless camera to market. It's called the EOS R ("Revolution") and the body costs $2,299 (USD). Those new to the full-frame mirrorless...

Panasonic GH5: How good is IBIS? (Hint: wow)

In-Body Image Stabilization (IBIS) on the Panasonic GH5 is so good that you can handhold cinema lenses and get good results. Here's a video example.
Panasonic GH5 with Metabones Speedbooster

GH5 On Location: How good is Panasonic’s flagship mirrorless camera for shooting travel videos?

TL;DR The Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera remains Clinton Stark's top pick for shooting travel videos. Its compact design, outstanding 10-bit 4:2:2 codec and image quality, high-performance IBIS, dual SD card slots, variable frame rate options, and robust build make it a camera worth considering for your next trip. I recently...

Canon EOS R Mirrorless Full-Frame: Can it succeed against Nikon Z6, Panasonic GH5, Sony A7 III?

UPDATE 09.16.2018: My pre-order is in. Canon EOS R it is. I'm not convinced it will replace the GH5 as our standard bearer for Stark Insider videos, but that 30MP sensor (5D Mark IV) with DPAF in a compact body is pretty tantalizing. Plus, it's one thing to actually...
Canon EOS 80D Unboxing

Camera Deal: Canon EOS 80D DSLR with 18-135mm lens is on sale

If you're looking for an excellent all-around performing DSLR, now may be the time to jump in. (sample video footage below) Canon is heavily discounting one of the best models of its generation, the EOS 80D. Regularly $1,799 (USD) the kit with the superb 18-135mm telephoto lens is now going...
Nikon Z6

Mirrorless Camera Wars: Panasonic GH5 or Nikon Z6? I think Nikon made a few questionable decisions…

You have $2,000 to burn on a mirrorless camera body for shooting videos. Can the new full-frame Nikon Z6 unseat the the GH5 as the 4K video king?
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Camera Deals: Panasonic GH5 gets price cut, still our top pick for video shooters

If you're a content creator and looking for a superb, compact camera for shooting short films and docs, VLogs, and YouTube videos, you may want to jump on this deal. Panasonic has a sale running on the veritable Panasonic GH5. The flagship mirrorless camera that normally retails for $1,998 (USD) is...
Panasonic GH5 with Rokinon 35mm lens

Trendspotting: Digital stills camera market still in turmoil (Report)

A new report reveals something that we already pretty much know: the camera market is (mostly) still in turmoil. According to CIPA, shipments in the overall segment "Digital Still Camera" is down approximately 24% year-over-year. Hit the hardest appears to be camera with built-in lenses which seems to have fallen about...
Deal Alert: Sale: PANASONIC LUMIX FZ1000 4K Point and Shoot Camera, 16X LEICA DC Vario-ELMARIT F2.8-4.0 Lens

Prime Day Camera Deals: Panasonic FZ1000 4K Mirrorless, Canon Batteries, Zhiyun Crane 2 Follow Focus, Rokinon lens

Finally. A few good deals popped up today on Prime Day. Amazon typically doesn't seem to discount much of interest during this promotion when it comes to photography and videography. Typically Amazon doesn't offer deals on camera bodies, lenses or anything particularly of interest. Today, though, a few things caught...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Top 10: Best Cameras for Shooting Vacation Videos

If you're headed on vacation and want to take high quality video here's a top 10 list of cameras that are worth your consideration. From $199 all the way up to $2,998 (USD) there's many great choices if you're looking to shoot videos on your next vacation. Yes, you can use...