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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:...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...