Canon EOS 70D

Canon Rebel T6 DSLR Camera - Black Friday Deal

DSLR Black Friday deals for Video Shooters: Canon EOS 80D, T6/T6i

Black Friday is almost here. There's lots of "deals" with some being better than others. This year, though, if you're a video shooter like me I've got my eyes on 3 Canon DSLRs, all of which should see reasonable discounts on BF: Canon EOS 80D -- $200 savings Canon Rebel T6...
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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,...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno

Top 5: Camera accessories for DSLR video shooters

If you're just venturing into the world of videography, the seemingly infinite number of accessories and various add-ons can seem overwhelming. And you thought selecting a camera body was difficult?! Once you have the camera itself, the journey is only just beginning. To maximize performance and the quality of your...
FilmConvert for Canon EOS 80D

FilmConvert Now Available for Canon EOS 80D DSLR: Embrace the grain!

Here's how to use the FilmConvert plug-in with your Canon DSLR (70D, 80D) to five your footage that big screen look.
Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 lens review

Camera Gear Test: How good is the Panasonic Lumix G 12-35mm f/2.8 lens?

A look at the Panasonic 12-35mm and GH5 for videography and filmmaking. How good is the native MFT lens? I shot a video at SFMOMA to find out. So far I've been flat out amazed by Panasonic's new GH5. It's my first foray into mirrorless and micro four thirds, and...
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Watch short film shot on a Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera

Is the Panasonic GH5 worth the hype? Based on what I've read it seems the mirrorless camera is receiving universal acclaim. A quick Google reveals that people are pretty much smitten by Panasonic's new flagship ($1,998 USD). Digital Photography Review (the gold standard of camera review sites) gave the GH5 a...
Panasonic GH5 vs. Canon EOS 80D

Early Lumix GH5 Camera Reviews: Panasonic has a winner on its hands

Update 04.11.2017: Digital Photography Review (dpreview) has published their full review of the GH5: "If you're serious about video, it's hard to go wrong." Final score: 85% and a Gold Star. Safe to say, it's one of the most hyped, anticipated and talked about camera releases that I can ever recall...
Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount

Top 3: Best Shotgun Microphones for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

Sound. Sound. Sound. It's critical. Quick tip: please don't skimp on your audio gear. Whether you're shooting a low-budget independent film, or a music video, or in the jungles shooting a documentary, or even just posting casual videos to YouTube, the quality of your audio can make or break the end product. Viewers...
Sony a6500 Mirrorless Camera

Should I upgrade to a Canon EOS 80D or should I switch to a Sony mirrorless camera (a6500)?

Should I stay or should I go? One of the big questions I get when shooting out and about town is whether or not it's worth sticking with Canon. Often it's specific, like the very dilemma I face in future gear investments: Should I upgrade to a Canon EOS 80D DSLR...
Tested: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Telephoto Zoom Lens

Test Shots: Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 telephoto lens on Canon EOS 80D DSLR

I've heard about the Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 telephoto zoom lens ($1,949 USD) for ages. Widely regarded as a legendary lens, it's been on my lust list for as long as I can recall shooting on DSLR. You see it as sporting events all the time, the white casing unmistakably...