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Canon news, reviews, tips and tricks, comparisons, and how to articles with Clinton Stark. How to shoot video. Example videos. Top lenses, DSLR cameras. Filmmaking and videography examples and videos.

The Wolfpack - Film Review

There Will be Hair: The Wolfpack (Review)

Alert: potential spoilers ahead. If you haven't seen The Wolfpack I recommend you see it first, before reading this or any other review. The less you know, the better! If you ever wanted a 90-minute, constant reminder of your receding hairline, The Wolfpack is your ticket. There will be hair. By...
Best Accessories for shooting video on DSLR and Mirrorless cameras

Top 5: 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...

Blackmagic $teals NAB with URSA Mini cinema camera

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?
Editing video

DSLR Video Tip: The 15-second b-roll rule

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.

Destination: Baja California Sur! Plus thoughts on Sony FS7 and Canon 70D

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... ?

Beat’s So Lonely at Union Square

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.

Run-and-Gun Champ: Sony a7S or Sony FS7 Super 35?

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?
Sony FS7 Super 35 Cinema Camera

From Canon DSLR to Sony FS7 Super 35 – A New Era for Stark Insider Video?

Making the jump from a Canon DSLR to a Sony FS7 XDCAM Super 35 camera. The decision, budgeting, spousal drama. What on earth am I thinking?!

The best lens for shooting video with a Canon DSLR camera

Here's one of the best all-around lenses for shooting video on a Canon DSLR. Includes tips and sample videos.

Sony previews 5-axis image stabilization with a7 II (It’s awesome)

The a7 II will ship with 5-axis stabilization built-in. The result will be smoother, clearer shots. How will Canon and Nikon respond?