Sony a6500

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...

‘3 Days in Paris’ by Atelier Stark Films: Look Book

It was just an art class. Or... was it?The cycle continues. Some days and weeks we're on location shooting footage for Stark Insider videos. That's typically followed by a long edit stage. It seems over the years the edit process for getting these things finished gets longer and longer.With...
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...
Panasonic 12-35mm lens for GH5 highly recommended

Panasonic GH5: If you only buy one lens, this is the one

So you have a GH5 camera body, or are considering buying one (I recommend the regular GH5 for its amazing IBIS which the newer more expensive GH5S sacrifices). Great. That's a good start alright. I've been shooting videos with a Panasonic GH5 for Stark Insider since the flagship mirrorless...

Panasonic GH5: How good is IBIS? (Hint: wow)

In-Body Image Stabilization (IBIS) on the Panasonic GH5 is so good that you can handhold cinema lenses and get good results. Here's a video example.
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Camera Deals: Panasonic GH5 gets price cut, still our top pick for video shooters

If you're a content creator and looking for a superb, compact camera for shooting short films and docs, VLogs, and YouTube videos, you may want to jump on this deal.Panasonic has a sale running on the venerable Panasonic GH5.Though it might not seem like much of a discount keep...
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera

Panasonic GH5S camera revealed — but there’s trade-offs (Thoughts from a GH5 video shooter)

UPDATE: The GH5S is now up for pre-order on Amazon. Release date is Feb. 5, 2018.Once again, we're reminded: there are no surprises in tech anymore.The long-rumored and oft-leaked GH5S has finally shown itself to the world on day 1 of CES.If it seems familiar, however, that's because we've...
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...
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.