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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.
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...
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....