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Fujifilm X-T3 Key Specs

Fujifilm X-T3 Mirrorless Camera: First impressions from a GH5 video shooter

It's the year of the mirrorless camera. For a guy like me, who lives and dies by his camera, year in and year out, that means lots of comparisons and tests.When a bunch of new tech hits I want to ensure I'm shooting with the best tool for the...
Fujifilm XT-3: Hands-on first impressions by Clinton Stark

In The House: Fujifilm X-T3, the mirrorless camera everyone is talking about

Mirrorless is big this year. Canon and Nikon both entered the full-frame mirrorless market for the first time with the EOS R (Stark Insider hands-on first impressions) and Z6/Z7 respectively.Earlier in 2018, Sony yet again expanded its impressive -- and market leading -- mirrorless line-up with the well-regarded A7...
First Impressions: Canon EOS R by Clinton Stark

Canon EOS R Mirrorless Camera: First impressions by a GH5 video shooter

GH5 video shooter Clinton Stark rambles, stumbles, and shares his first impressions and thoughts about the new Canon EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera.So you might have heard? Canon apparently has a new camera that (just) a few people are talking about. And talking and talking. And ranting and ranting....
Panasonic GH5 vs. Canon EOS 80D

Trendspotting: Smartphone owners could drive interchangeable lens camera market in 2018

Another day, another camera report. There's seemingly a lot of them out there. And for good reason: the camera market is morphing dramatically.Thanks to the rise of the smartphone and software smarts known as computational photography, the cameras and images produced by today's smartphones -- namely flagship iPhones from...
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...
Canon EOS R - Is 4K crop really that bad?

Canon EOS R: Is 4K 1.7x crop really that bad for shooting video?

Canon made big news this month with the unveiling of a new camera. But it wasn't just any old camera.For the first time ever, Canon has brought a full-frame mirrorless camera to market.It's called the EOS R ("Revolution") and the body costs $2,299 (USD).Those new to the full-frame 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 Metabones Speedbooster

GH5 On Location: How good is Panasonic’s flagship mirrorless camera for shooting travel videos?

TL;DR The Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera remains Clinton Stark's top pick for shooting travel videos. Its compact design, outstanding 10-bit 4:2:2 codec and image quality, high-performance IBIS, dual SD card slots, variable frame rate options, and robust build make it a camera worth considering for your next trip.I recently...

Canon EOS R Mirrorless Full-Frame: Can it succeed against Nikon Z6, Panasonic GH5, Sony A7 III?

UPDATE 09.16.2018: My pre-order is in. Canon EOS R it is. I'm not convinced it will replace the GH5 as our standard bearer for Stark Insider videos, but that 30MP sensor (5D Mark IV) with DPAF in a compact body is pretty tantalizing. Plus, it's one thing to actually...
Nikon Z6

Mirrorless Camera Wars: Panasonic GH5 or Nikon Z6? I think Nikon made a few questionable decisions…

You have $2,000 to burn on a mirrorless camera body for shooting videos. Can the new full-frame Nikon Z6 unseat the the GH5 as the 4K video king?