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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.
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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)...
Is the Canon EOS REBEL T7i Video Creator Kit a good deal?

Is the Canon EOS Rebel T7i Video Creator Kit a good deal?

TL;DR Yes, the Canon EOS Rebel T7i Video Creator Kit is a decent (if not good) deal. If you're planning to already buy a lens, microphone and memory card, the kit saves you about 10% ($113). So go ahead and save a little and buy it, and get shooting. Canon's new...
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Panasonic Lumix GH5 Camera: Pros and cons of shooting a short film or video

Some pros and cons of shooting a short film with the new Panasonic GH5. Plus final V-Log L footage in new short psychological drama 'Crazy or Die' by Clint Stark. The biggest camera news for 2017, at least in the sub $2,000 market, is probably the new Panasonic Lumix GH5. It...
Panasonic GH5 Tip: How to remove the camera strap rings

Panasonic GH5 Tip: How to remove the camera strap rings

Follow these steps to remove those pesky, noisy rings in under a minute.
Panasonic GH5 vs. Canon EOS 80D

Panasonic GH5 or Canon EOS 80D – Which camera should you buy for shooting videos?

If you're in the market for a mid-range camera the GH5 and 80D are great options. But each have their strengths. Which is best for your project? Let's take a look.
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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...
Review: Lensbaby Trio 28 for Sony E, Fuji X, Micro 4/3

Lens Review: Lensbaby Trio 28 for Fuji X, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds cameras

Stark Insider tests the Trio 28mm f/3.5 lens, a creative way to get into manual photography. "See in a new way." Open the box and you'll find a sticker that implores you to be creative. And with the Lensbaby Trio 28 lens it's easy to do just that. Named the "trio" for...
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...
Panasonic Lumix GH5 First Look Review

Panasonic Lumix GH5 Camera: First impressions from a Canon DSLR video shooter

The GH5 is here. Have you heard? (tongue firmly in cheek) It's likely one of the most hyped and anticipated camera releases of... well, of all time. That would be the new Panasonic Lumix GH5. But does the internet need yet another GH5 review? GH5 comparison? GH5 10-bit test video? Probably not --...