Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 77D vs. Rebel T7i vs. M6 Mirrorless comparison

Which New Canon Camera to Buy: Canon EOS 77D, Rebel T7i or M6 mirrorless?

Canon released three new EOS camera bodies this week: EOS 77D, Rebel T7i and M6 mirrorless. Starting at $749 (USD) the trio fill-out the mid-range of Canon's range, and provide aspiring photographers and videographers with some reasonably priced options. Each of these new models provide a step-up from regular smartphone...
Canon DSLRs dominate Super Bowl

Camera Trendspotting: Canon here, Canon there, Canon everywhere

"Canon Dominates Sidelines at Super Bowl LI" Who knew?! If you've been following camera forums and geeks and tastemakers over the last few years, you'd think Canon DSLRs were all but dead. After all, who can make a film without 4K?! (oops, forgot: Canon DSLRs were used by Danny Boyle for...
Shooting video with the Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i: Still a great DSLR for shooting video

It's easy to get caught up in everything that is shiny and new. And when it comes to camera gear -- like a lot of things technology-based -- there is always something shiny and new. Sony a6500. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II. Fujifilm X-T2. Sony Alpha a99 II. And the...

Sony FE 100mm F2.8: One telephoto lens to rule them all?

Portrait, nature, wedding and fashion photographers, you may want to get out your checkbooks. Fans of butter smooth bokeh might want to, as well those looking for high quality glass for shooting video interviews. Sony today released a killer new 100mm telephoto lens -- at least it looks that way on...
Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera or Canon?

Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Camera vs Canon 80D: Shooting travel video

Sony mirrorless cameras have been kicking up lots of dust over the past few years. It seems as if many former Canon DSLR traditionalists have made the "switch" while some, like me, are contemplating a move to mirrorless, but aren't entirely yet convinced it's the right move. Meanwhile, despite...
Iceland Ice Cave Tourvideo

Stark Insider On Location: Ice Caves in Iceland (Video)

Loni Stark and I are still on location, shooting the third in a "trilogy" of travel videos for Stark Insider. 3 Days in Sonoma. 3 Days in Paris. And... 3 Days in Iceland. Iceland is that mysterious island up north. A lot of us know it only from the board...
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3 Days in Paris – “Rue Lebon” (Video)

We're on location in Paris. Have camera will travel. This is the second stop in what will hopefully become a "trilogy" (used loosely) of videos. 3 Days in Sonoma. Now 3 Days in Paris. And next, 3 Days in... ? I haven't been to Paris since 2003, when I used...
Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Digital Camera or Canon?

Best Camera for Travel Video: Sony a6500 or Canon EOS 80D?

When every ounce counts. You don't want to sacrifice image quality, but need to keep your travel kit lightweight, which do you choose?
Best Camera for Shooting Video: Panasonic Lumix 4K G85 Mirrorless Camera

Best Of 2016: Top 5 New Interchangeable Lens Cameras for Shooting Video

Here's 5 of the best interchangeable lens cameras (ILC) for shooting video that you can buy today. 2016 was another good year for camera buyers. Ironically, because smartphone cameras are getting better, it means traditional camera makers -- Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Sony, Olympus, Fuju -- seemingly have to try twice as...

Shot on Canon C100 cinema camera – time to switch to Sony?

The big news in the world of videography and short filmmaking in 2016 was the emergence of Sony. Not that Sony hasn't been making video cameras. They have of course. For a long time. However, when it comes to video capability, it seems Canon is less interested in innovating...