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GH5 Round-Up: Sigma 18-35, Ninja Inferno, video samples, Rode mic, best lenses

How about that GH5? Panasonic's flagship mirrorless shipped earlier this year, and amidst considerably high expectations became the it camera for indie filmmakers, videographers, wedding shooters, and for just about anyone else too. Yes, at $1,998 USD the GH5 is admittedly a pricey camera body. But not that expensive when you...
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Ever wake up only to discover fish in the fridge? (VIDEO)

Ever wake up only to discover fish in the fridge? I know. Cliche! But, we're on the last short film from the "Stark Insider 2017 Short Film Collection" (rolls right off the tongue), and we were bound to end off on an everyday scenario, for better or worse. In this installment,...
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DSLR Video: Take your audio to next level with this XLR shotgun mic

One of the most important decisions you can make as a beginning filmmaker or videographer is to invest in decent audio gear. Solid sound design can really take your work to the next level. And good news: decent microphones and audio gear needn't deplete your bank account. I've long been a...
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Art DC HSM Lens for Panasonic GH5 with Metabones Speedbooster Ultra

Best Lens for Panasonic GH5 Video Shooters: Sigma 18-35mm ART f/1.8

Looking for an all-in-one lens for video shooting with the GH5? Clinton Stark says, "Time and time again I keep coming back to the Sigma 18-35mm ART 1.8 lens." Here's his thoughts on the camera, the lens, and using them together for video shooting. We all know by now that...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Panasonic GH5: The perfect cinema-like camera for travel?

The Panasonic GH5 may well be the best compact 4K cinema-like camera available today. Clinton Stark of Stark Insider shares his thoughts, and comparisons with similar cameras from Blackmagic, Canon, and Sony. With the Lumix GH5 ($1,998 on Amazon), Panasonic is on to a pretty good thing. The fifth generation of its...
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Best Camera Gear: Top 5 lenses for shooting video with the Panasonic GH5

Have a new GH5 camera or thinking of getting one? Here's 5 great lenses for videographers, wedding shooters, and filmmakers. The GH5 has been out for a while now, and by all accounts is turning out to be one of the year's most important cameras. Panasonic's flagship mirrorless camera hits...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno

Video Shooting Gear Test: Panasonic GH5 + Metabones Ultra + Sigma 18-35mm

If you're a video shooter and/or a Panasonic Lumix GH5 owner, here's a lens setup worth considering. There's a seemingly infinite number of combinations when it comes to pairing lenses and adapters to your DSLR or mirrorless camera body. The possibilities are endless. And, often, confusing. What focal length(s) to use? What...
RED RAVEN Camera Kit + Final Cut Pro X

Apple Store now selling RED Raven camera kit bundled with Final Cut Pro X

For $14,999 you too can be ready to shoot on a new RED Raven camera. Thanks to chiefs Tim Cook and Jarred Land, new partnership between Apple and RED puts professional cinema camera in front of masses.
Stark Insider Video BTS with Loni Stark

Latest Videos on Stark Insider: Ziplining, a short doc, EdgeWalk CN Tower, Iceland, Pebble Beach

Plus some thoughts on the State of YouTube and streaming platforms.
Best SD Cards for Shooting 4K Video on Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera

Best SD memory cards for shooting 4K video

If you're looking to buy SD cards for shooting 4K video on your new camera, filmmaker Clint Stark shares his favorites. Read on for his recommendation. There's lots and lots of options out there when it comes to SD cards. There's also a lot of nomenclature and things to think...