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Stark Insider Video BTS with Loni Stark

Latest Videos on Stark Insider: Ziplining, a short doc, EdgeWalk CN Tower, Iceland, Pebble Beach

Plus some thoughts on the State of YouTube and streaming platforms.
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Shot on GH5: Short film ‘Crazy or Die’ now with director’s commentary (Video)

The GH5 continues to amaze. I used it recently on a short film, and loved the results. You can watch below, and also listen in to Loni Stark and I as we discuss making it over a few weekends. Panasonic's new flagship mirrorless offers just about anyone could ever ask...
Panasonic GH5, Atomos Ninja Inferno, SLR Magic Anamorphot adapter, Rokinon 35mm

Camera Buying Guide: Best cameras for shooting video

If you're in the market to buy a new camera here's some of the best cameras available today for shooting videos and films. Ready to take the next step? Sure, smartphones shoot very good video these days, with many even offering advanced features such as timelapse mode, 4K recording, and optical...
Atomos Ninja Inferno 7 In. 4K HDMI Recording Monitor

Hands-On Review: Panasonic GH5 and Atomos Ninja Inferno for video shoots

I've been shooting on the new Panasonic GH5 for a few months. So far so good. In fact, so very good. I'm so impressed with the mirrorless camera that I've semi-retired my previous favorite, the Canon EOS 80D DSLR. I'll likely still use the 80D for photos -- I...
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Stark Insider On Location: Aurora Borealis timelapse with Loni Stark (Video)

Short clip featuring the Northern Lights in Iceland. Plus, thoughts on being an ill-prepared garbage collector.
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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)...
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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...