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Canon EOS R vs Panasonic GH5

Trendspotting: Outlook for digital camera market not looking so good

Shipments were down 22% last year and things aren't like to improve anytime soon for the flailing digital camera market.According to a Japanese report, 20 million digital stills camera (DSC) units were shipped last year. The trend is y/y declines in sales including 2017 y/y, 2018 y/y and so...
Panasonic Lumix S1H - Full-frame mirrorless cinema camera, thoughts from a GH5 video shooter

Camera News: Panasonic’s $4,000 S1H rounds out full-frame line-up with 6K filmmaker focused camera

Like Sony, Nikon and Canon, Panasonic is focusing on up-market full-frame mirrorless cameras.
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...
Canon EOS 80D with Canon PZ-E1 Power Zoom Adapter - Test with Video

Canon Sales Report: Management lowers outlook, looks to full-size mirrorless cameras, lenses to bounce back

The smartphone is devouring the stagnant DSLR camera market. Can mirrorless models save the day for Canon and others?
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Is the Panasonic GH5 still worth it for 4K video?

At 2 years old now, is the Panasonic Lumix GH5 still a good camera for shooting 4K video?To cut to the chase: yes.Most definitely would be my response.Given that the GH5 came out in 2017 and is still a worthy competitor -- if not best in class -- is...
Sony RX0 II 4K action cam

New Sony RX0 II action cam is super tiny, perfect for stealth Vloggers

It's tiny. It's cool looking. And it's expensive.At $698 (USD) the Sony RX0 II is an action cam with a few neat tricks up its sleeve.For one it has a flip screen. That means you can see yourself as you compose shots, making it a suitable video camera option...

Hydrogen One Phone: Thoughts on new direction of RED’s mobile camera project

Big changes are coming to the Hydrogen One smartphone. Digital camera company RED, makers of higher end cinema cameras such as the Dragon and Epic, announced that due to a "series of obstacles and the new discoveries" the Irvine-based company would take the opportunity to significantly improve the entire...
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3 Days in Sonoma: Producing a short film using 5 years of footage (Video)

A woman in wine country. A woman in trouble. Again.