Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR Camera Body

Black Friday Camera Deal: Canon EOS 80D $200 off — still a great DSLR!

If you're looking for a high performance mid-range DSLR that is equally adept at shooting stills as it is video, consider one of the best in recent years: Canon EOS 80D The body is now $200 off, and can be had for the very reasonable (considering its performance level) price of...

In Photos: A postcard from Venice Beach

There's Starbucks. Lots of 'em. Whole Foods, yep -- no less a massive flagship location (but what I would for a normal candy section). And, even Trader Joe's. So it does feel a lot like the San Francisco Bay Area or any other major US city for that matter. But...
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...
Panasonic GH5 top controls

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,...
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

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...
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...
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...
First Look Review: Rode Videomic Pro+ On-Camera Shotgun Condenser Microphone

First Look: Rode VideoMic Pro+ for filmmakers and video shooters

Rode. It's about the only word you need to know when it comes to low-cost, decent quality sound gear for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. Their microphones, especially the low-cost shotguns, have become standard issue for wedding filmmakers, sports and documentary shooters, and for just about anyone who is into...