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What Is the Best Panasonic Camera in 2020?

A panasonic lumix camera amid a jumble of video equipment.

Panasonic has made a name for itself with its range of compact mirrorless and digital compact cameras. 

Most Panasonic mirrorless cameras use the Micro Four Thirds mount and have a huge range of options when it comes to interchangeable lenses.

Panasonic mirrorless cameras are among the best in the world but the brand also has an impressive […]

How to Use a Lavalier Microphone in 4 Easy Steps

A lavalier microphone, also called a lav mic or a lapel mic, is a small and discrete external microphone that can be clipped onto a subject’s clothing. 

It’s best used when you need to gather dialogue from one or several specific subjects without getting interference from cross-talking or distracting background chatter. 

In videography, lav mics help capture […]

Our 5 Favourite Sony Cameras for Video in 2020

A person holding a Sony camera with a lens made for video.

Sony has consistently led the way when it comes to innovative mirrorless and bridge cameras. Now, the renowned camera brand has a stellar lineup of cameras made for video.

We’ve compiled a list of what we believe to be the best Sony cameras for video in 2020. These cameras are perfect for filmmaking and vlogging and […]

The Best Fujifilm Cameras in 2020

fujifilm x-t30 and x-t3 cameras on table

Fujifilm used to be synonymous with quality camera film. But the camera brand now produces a stunning line-up of interchangeable lens cameras and compact cameras. 

Renowned for its elegant camera designs, incredible image quality – particularly with colour reproduction – and boundary-pushing technology, Fujifilm has a stellar selection of cameras. But what’s the best Fujifilm camera […]

Lavalier vs Shotgun: Which Microphone Is Best?

camera supporting shotgun microphone

Once you make a commitment to invest in better audio quality for your videos, you have to decide which microphone is best for your needs. 

There are two main types of microphones you’ll come across in your research: lavalier microphones (also called lapel microphones) and shotgun microphones (which are often operated on a boom). 

Both shotgun and […]

Mirrorless vs Point-and-Shoot Cameras: The Key Differences

woman with mirrorless camera

Mirrorless cameras entered the market in 2008 as a more compact alternative to the bulkier DSLR. They initially served as a bridging model between DSLR cameras and compact cameras – although their capabilities have since grown to rival even the best DSLRs. 

But if they’re more compact than DSLRs, where does that leave the point-and-shoot camera, […]

DSLR VS Mirrorless Cameras

people taking pictures of dslr and mirrorless cameras

With a growing market for mirrorless cameras and almost yearly improvements on their design and technology, it’s become increasingly difficult to differentiate between these cameras and DSLRs. 
Each camera style comes with its own advantages and disadvantages which makes it nearly impossible to state categorically which one is best. 
That decision comes down to you and your […]

Cameras vs Smartphones: A Head-to-Head Comparison

man holding smart phone with camera

These days, smartphone technology has become so advanced that it’s fulfilling the needs of many of our daily devices. 

Smartphones made calculators redundant. Many people prefer to read from their phones rather than from books. And now, people are opting to make their phone their one and only camera for all occasions. 

But does a smartphone meet […]

30fps vs 60fps: Frame Rates & Why They Matter

Whenever you look up the specs of a new camera, you’ll find figures such as 30fps or 60fps. These stats refer to the frame rate of your camera – or the number of still images it can record in a second to playback as a video. 

So how do you know what a good frame rate is? […]

8 Exciting Photography Trends for 2020

In the past decade, we’ve started to see dramatic changes in the photography industry, influenced for the most part by the improvements in smartphone technology and because of social media. 

Photography is less about creative expression and more about grabbing attention, which is why the current photography trends are largely about being innovative, cutting-edge, and bold. 

As […]