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Panasonic GH5 with Rokinon 35mm lens

Top 5: Best Cameras for Shooting Video in 2020

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

Camera News: Yes! Blackmagic adds BRAW support for Adobe Premiere Pro (Free plugin download for Mac and PC)

UPDATE 9.14.2019: More good news for Premiere users and I believe the industry at large (the more compressed RAW formats and choices, the better) as Adobe confirmed native ProRes support will be soon coming to a future release.Good news for Premiere Pro users who shoot on Blackmagic cameras. At...
Panasonic S1H -- Should I upgrade my GH5 for shooting video?

Trendspotting: Panasonic S1H is a 6K full-frame cinema camera masquerading as a mirrorless body — some thoughts from a GH5 video shooter

Tally lamps.A minor feature to be sure, but the Panasonic S1H has them. And this says to me the people behind this 6K flagship camera are gunning for serious filmmakers. On the new S1H, which Panasonic revealed today at an event in Los Angeles, you'll find tally lamps (recording...

Stark Insider Video: Editing ‘3 Days in Paris’ short film… not exactly a piece of cake…

A well known mantra with regards to filmmaking -- be it short films, features, documentaries, or experimental stuff like we often do here on Stark Insider -- is that it's all about problem solving.I always thought that was trite. Problem solving? Come on now. This isn't quantum physics or...

RED Hydrogen Two to have better camera — and let’s hope for Redcode too

Red Digital Camera's Hydrogen project is off to a shaky start. Hydrogen One, the first iteration of the smartphone, didn't exactly thrill reviewers.A lot of that had to do -- ironically -- with the camera. It wasn't very good.RED is known for its high-performance, high-end cinema cameras. They're used...
Panasonic GH5 vs. Canon EOS 80D

Digital Stills Camera (DSC) sales are down sharply so far in 2019

Canon and Nikon move up-market with full-frame mirrorless cameras. Could this be a way to avoid the inevitable smartphone takeover of the lower end segment?

Trendspotting: Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera remains popular, at least according to Google Trends

Lately I've been so caught up with the beast that is the Panasonic Lumix GH5 for shooting videos here on Stark Insider that it's easy to assume no other camera in the world matters... or even exists. Silly me!Interest in the venerable Canon EOS 80D, for instance, remains relatively...