Canon EOS 70D Video Examples

Thinking of picking up a new camera to shoot video? I heartily recommend you consider the Canon EOS 70D DSLR camera. Released about two years ago, the 70D is still a through-and-through top flight performer for shooting video. More on that in a moment. I've shot professionally for Stark Insider since 2009, and...
Best Accessories for shooting video on DSLR and Mirrorless cameras

Buying a DSLR (or mirrorless) camera is just the first step in your video journey. Part of the fun is kitting out, gradually adding an accessory here and there over the years, and learning the ins and outs of video production along the way. Baby steps, as they say. Whether...

Just how much can you get out of a small, everyday-looking camera priced under $1,000? Apparently, a lot. Many of us already know that Blackmagic Design crafts cameras that produce gorgeous, cinematic footage. The Australian company only recently entered the camera market (in 2012), but among indie filmmakers, documentary producers, and...

Once again Blackmagic Design drummed up buzz aplenty at NAB in Vegas. This time with a new, compact Super 35 camera called the URSA Mini. A direct threat to the Canon C100 Mark II and Sony FS7?
Premiere Pro Editing B-roll

Patience is key when filming b-roll. Allow yourself at least 15 seconds of record time for each shot. Doing so will make editing much easier.
How to use a Zoom H6 with video example

A simple example (with video) demonstrating how to use the Zoom H6 field recorder to produce a short scene with high quality sound effects and audio.
Sony Alpha a7S mirrorless camera

Need help picking a DSLR camera to shoot video? Here's a list of the top 5 best DSLR cameras that should be on your short list. Featuring cameras from Canon, Sony, Blackmagic and Panasonic.

Next stop for Stark Insider is Baja California Sur. Some of my thoughts on the town of Loreto, shooting videos with the Canon EOS 70D, and potential Super 35 upgrade: Sony FS7 or Canon C100 Mark II or... ?
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Before we saw a show Saturday night at A.C.T. in San Francisco we gave ourselves a video challenge: an 80's video music homage shot in Union Square with a Canon EOS 70D in just 30 minutes.

Say your budget is $10,000. Do you buy a Sony a7S and build it out, or do you make a squeeze and buy it plus a new Sony FS7 giving you both stealth, plus Super 35 options?