Panasonic Lumix GH5

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...
Waking Up the Vatican tour photos and videos

Travel Tips: How to take photos and videos inside the Sistine Chapel while touring the Vatican in Rome, Italy

This quick travel hack explains how you can get around the usual rules and be allowed to shoot photos and videos without restrictions in the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican in Rome, Italy. Note: unfortunately it does come at a cost. Planning on touring the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel? First...
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?
Jim Jannard - RED Hydrogen phone

RED’s ground-breaking Hydrogen camera starts shipping October 9

Here's hoping there will be an option to capture Redcode footage.
Waking Up the Vatican reviewvideo

Travel Review: Waking Up the Vatican in Rome, Italy (Video)

A special Stark Insider report and video, documenting the new "Waking Up the Vatican" tour. With Clinton and Loni Stark in Rome, Italy. They call it a once-in-a-lifetime experience. After the two hours were up, I'd have to agree -- this is not mere hyperbole. "Waking Up the Vatican" (Video) is...
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...