Filmmaking

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.
Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR Kit with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 Image Stabilization USM Lens (Black)

Canon EOS 80D camera package deal $1199

Incoming: Canon EOS 80D deal alert! Here's a nice bundle to sweeten your year. And it's discounted by over 40%. If you're looking to spend some gift money, or perhaps you're just going to treat yourself already because Santa missed an item on your list then I have 2 camera...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno

Panasonic GH5 and Sony a6500 most popular new rentals for 2017

For serious photographers and videographers, 2017 was an especially good year for gear. Several new models were released, each seemingly giving us more and more power at lower and lower price points. Thank the emergence of the smartphone camera mostly for that. Panasonic GH5. Sony a6500 and a7R III. Canon...
Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Digital SLR Camera Body

Best Camera Gear 2017: Canon 5D IV, EOS 80D, Rebel T5i, SL2

Here's Stark Insider's picks for best camera gear of 2017. Today, we're focusing on Canon DSLR bodies. Canon continues to offer a very solid line-up of reasonably priced, high performance camera bodies. Whether you're a stills shooter or someone interested in getting into videography there's an assortment of DSLR bodies...
Panasonic Lumix GH5 First Look Review

Deal Alert: Panasonic GH5 on Amazon — discount for flagship mirrorless camera

UPDATE: Seems like this GH5 deal is dead. If you're still in the market I'd suggest keeping an eye on Amazon every day. These things tend to re pop-up from time to time. Setting up an alert on Slickdeals is also a good way to potentially score a deal...
Panasonic Lumix G Vario II 12-35mm

Top 5: Best all-in-one DSLR zoom lenses for shooting videos

From all-rounder to high performance, here's five choices to consider when shopping for a zoom lens.
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 Mirrorless Camera Body, Black - Pro FilmMaker Kit - V-Log L Function Firmware Upgrade Kit, Atomos Ninja Inferno All-in-1 Monitor Recorder, HDMI to HDMI Cable, Atomos Power Kit

Panasonic GH5 bundle with Atomos Ninja Inferno monitor

Now that the GH5 has been out for a while -- Panasonic released the mirrorless wunderkind in February 2017 to much fanfare amongst the videography community -- bundles are beginning to pop up across various online retailers (check them out some popular GH5 camera bundles here). Usually I'm not a...
Panasonic GH5 with Rokinon 35mm lens

Panasonic GH5 Deal: 3 cine lens kit for filmmaking, videography

A new GH5 camera bundle gives you everything you need to get started shooting high quality videos. Here's a closer look at what's included. If you're looking to buy a Panasonic GH5 and are interested in filmmaking (wedding, narrative, doc, music videos, etc.) I stumbled upon a good bundle that...
Sony a7R III - DxOMark Sensor Score - Review

Sony a7R III sensor awarded 100 score by DxOMark

Ranks fourth all-time for DxOMark full-frame sensor tests.
Crazy or Die short film by Clinton and Loni Stark

Shot on GH5: Stark Insider video round-up

Putting Panasonic's flagship 4K mirrorless camera to the test with real-world projects.
Panasonic GH5 vs. Canon EOS 80D

Top 10: Best DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras (July 2018)

Here's the Stark Insider Top 10 best DSLR & mirrorless cameras. Updated July 2018. Looking to buy or gift a DSLR or mirrorless camera? You've come to the right place. We've rolled up 10 of our favorite cameras as selected from rigorous tests, and hours of intense use for actual...