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DSLR tips and tricks, featuring Canon Rebel T2i, T3i, T5, T6/T6i, EOS 60D, 70D, 80D, Cinema C100. Camera reviews including Sony mirrorless, Blackmagic cinema. Video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro. Testing lens, accessories.
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...
Sony Alpha a6300 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Lens

Camera Buying Guide: Top 10 Best DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras for Shooting Video

If you're in the market for a new camera I have some good news and some bad news. The good news: there's plenty of choice, and at prices that won't break the bank. However, the not so good part? Deciding specifically which camera to buy. Choice is a good thing....
DSLR Video: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Image Stabilization USM Lens

DSLR Video: How good is the Canon EF-S 18-135mm USM kit lens?

It's a kit lens! Run for the hills! Well, maybe not so fast. Over the past decade optics have come far. Take for example this kit lens: the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 USM Lens. Canon introduced the new telephoto alongside its new flagship APS-C DSLR camera, the EOS 80D. With plenty of zoom...
Canon EOS 80D Kit Lens

Canon EOS 80D Deal: Big price discounts for highly rated DSLR camera

One of Canon's best APS-C cameras is now discounted by about 22%. If you're looking for a stellar hybrid DSLR, the Canon EOS 80D should be on your short list.
Sony a6500 Mirrorless Camera

Should I upgrade to a Canon EOS 80D or should I switch to a Sony mirrorless camera (a6500)?

Should I stay or should I go? One of the big questions I get when shooting out and about town is whether or not it's worth sticking with Canon. Often it's specific, like the very dilemma I face in future gear investments: Should I upgrade to a Canon EOS 80D DSLR...
Canon PZ-E1 Power Zoom Adapter - Test with Video

Add camcorder zoom to your Canon DSLR (PZ-E1 hands-on video)

For only $149, a convenient way to give your Canon EOS 80D, 70D, Rebel or other Canon DSLR smooth, camcorder zooms.
Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera Short Review Test

Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera – a compact winner for capturing filmic footage

Since I started shooting videos for Stark Insider in 2006 I've tried as hard as possible to make our stuff look like film. I haven't always succeeded, that's for sure. But there's something about the video-ish footage that comes out of a lot of cameras and camcorders that drives...