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Shooting Video with Panasonic GH5: Director’s commentary (Video)

How good is the Panasonic Lumix GH5 for shooting video? In a word: outstanding. That was my experience, at least, as I put the new mirrorless camera to the test. Instead of shooting test charts, and formally reviewing a camera feature-by-feature (there's plenty of videos on YouTube that do that well)...
Loni Stark

Panasonic GH5: Shooting a short film (with Lumetri & FilmConvert)

Stark Insider is shooting a new short "Crazy or Die" with the new Panasonic GH5. Clinton Stark shares some thoughts on the camera and using it to shoot video as part of the ongoing Stark Insider series about the GH5 camera. It's all GH5. All week. And possibly all year. I can't...
Metabones Speedbooster Ultra .71 on Panasonic Lumix GH5

Panasonic GH5 Video Shooting Guide: 5 tips and tricks to get you started

Have a new GH5? Here's some quick tips: 5 simple and easy things that should help familiarize yourself with settings on the camera and get up-and-running as quickly as possible. If you're a camera enthusiast, and especially a videographer, I suspect it would be an impossibility, but just in case:...
Panasonic GH5 top controls

Panasonic GH5: Is video autofocus as good as Sony a6500, Canon 80D?

Now that the widely anticipated Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera is here everyone wants to know one thing (now that we know the dual IBIS is stellar): Is the auto-focus any good? For video that is. Because the GH5 is so packed with video tools (10-bit codec, dual IS, waveform/histogram/peaking, 4K, high...
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...
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...
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...
Panasonic DC-GH5KBODY Lumix 4K Mirrorless Ilc Camera Body, 20.3 MP, Wi-Fi + Bluetooth with 3.2" LCD, Black

Is the Panasonic Lumix GH5 a game changer for the mirrorless video camera market?

Panasonic has taken the wraps off its highly anticipated Lumix GH5 mirrorless camera. And I'm not exactly going out on a limb to suggest it has taken indie filmmakers, videographers, and enthusiasts alike by storm. Pull up your favorite camera forum or web site, and chances are there's at...
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...