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DSLR and mirrorless camera tips and tricks, featuring Canon Rebel T2i, T3i, T5, T6/T6i, EOS 60D, 70D, 80D, Cinema C100. Panasonic GH5, Sony a6500. Camera reviews. Video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro. Testing lens, accessories.
Panasonic GH5

Panasonic GH5 Quick Tip: How to punch in without losing image quality using a custom button

This handy feature can save you time and having to switch lenses in the field.
Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR Camera Body

Black Friday Camera Deal: Canon EOS 80D $200 off — still a great DSLR!

If you're looking for a high performance mid-range DSLR that is equally adept at shooting stills as it is video, consider one of the best in recent years: Canon EOS 80D The body is now $200 off, and can be had for the very reasonable (considering its performance level) price of...
Canon Rebel T6 DSLR Camera - Black Friday Deal

DSLR Black Friday deals for Video Shooters: Canon EOS 80D, T6/T6i

Black Friday is almost here. There's lots of "deals" with some being better than others. This year, though, if you're a video shooter like me I've got my eyes on 3 Canon DSLRs, all of which should see reasonable discounts on BF: Canon EOS 80D -- $200 savings Canon Rebel T6...
Panasonic GH5 top controls

GH5 Round-Up: Sigma 18-35, Ninja Inferno, video samples, Rode mic, best lenses

How about that GH5? Panasonic's flagship mirrorless shipped earlier this year, and amidst considerably high expectations became the it camera for indie filmmakers, videographers, wedding shooters, and for just about anyone else too. Yes, at $1,998 USD the GH5 is admittedly a pricey camera body. But not that expensive when you...
Stark Insider 2017 Short Film Collection - Who is Stark Insider? - By Clinton and Loni Stark

2017 Short Film Collection: Who is Stark Insider? (VIDEO)

5-part Stark Insider short film collection is Now Playing.
Canon C100 Mark II with DIY LED gel

DSLR Video: Take your audio to next level with this XLR shotgun mic

One of the most important decisions you can make as a beginning filmmaker or videographer is to invest in decent audio gear. Solid sound design can really take your work to the next level. And good news: decent microphones and audio gear needn't deplete your bank account. I've long been a...
Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Art DC HSM Lens for Panasonic GH5 with Metabones Speedbooster Ultra

Best Lens for Panasonic GH5 Video Shooters: Sigma 18-35mm ART f/1.8

Looking for an all-in-one lens for video shooting with the GH5? Clinton Stark says, "Time and time again I keep coming back to the Sigma 18-35mm ART 1.8 lens." Here's his thoughts on the camera, the lens, and using them together for video shooting. We all know by now that...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno

Top 5: Camera accessories for DSLR video shooters

If you're just venturing into the world of videography, the seemingly infinite number of accessories and various add-ons can seem overwhelming. And you thought selecting a camera body was difficult?! Once you have the camera itself, the journey is only just beginning. To maximize performance and the quality of your...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Atomos Ninja Inferno: An excellent monitor & 4K recorder for the Panasonic GH5

If you have a Panasonic GH5 camera there's likely a long list of accessories you'd eventually like to buy as your budget allows. I'd suggest a good quality LED, some extra batteries (I've have good success with off-brand ones such as Wasabi and Newmowa available online from Amazon, etc.),...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Panasonic GH5: The perfect cinema-like camera for travel?

The Panasonic GH5 may well be the best compact 4K cinema-like camera available today. Clinton Stark of Stark Insider shares his thoughts, and comparisons with similar cameras from Blackmagic, Canon, and Sony. With the Lumix GH5 ($1,998 on Amazon), Panasonic is on to a pretty good thing. The fifth generation of its...