Vloggers, YouTubers, and TikTok personalities searching for a cost-effective, camera-mountable shotgun mic are going to be thrilled to discover the new ECM-G1 Vlogger Shotgun Microphone from Sony. Not only is it the smallest and lightest model in the ECM on-camera shotgun series, the G1 also offers a 3.5mm output jack for use with a wide variety of DSLR and mirrorless cameras. And, of course, it's compatible with Sony's Multi-Interface
Joining the vlogging party, Nikon has just announced the Z30 mirrorless camera: a decidedly compact and connected camera built for creators looking to record and share their everyday adventures. This DX-format cam borrows specs and capabilities from other Z cameras, including their renowned image quality and advanced autofocus performance, but sports an all-new design and purpose-built handling that prioritizes video and single-shooter productions
If you’ve ever struggled to get quality audio for your podcast, then Focusrite has your solution, with the Vocaster USB Type-C audio interface and mixer. The Vocaster makes it a breeze to produce professional-quality audio with its Auto Gain, Enhance, and Easy Start tool, which provides stellar audio at the click of a button. The Vocaster is available in four configurations: Vocaster One,
Once again, Sony has updated its popular 4th generation UWP-D wireless microphone series, this time with the announcement of its new URX-P41D dual-channel receiver. Not only is this new receiver substantially smaller, lighter, and more rugged than Sony's previous URX-P03D two-channel model, it also takes full advantage of Sony's SMAD-5 MI shoe adapter, which provides a digital-to-digital connection for select Sony cameras equipped with a digital Multi Interface Shoe (MI shoe) for superior, fully digital audio quality.
JOBY is coming through in a big way with microphones and vlogging kits for podcasters, content creators, streamers, videographers, and more. Whatever you’re looking for in that regard, JOBY has something that’s sure to come to the rescue for a wallet-friendly price.
Wavo PRO Camera-Mount Shotgun Mics
First, let's talk about content creators who need a great sound to match their videos. It's not always easy to find gear, particularly for those on the go. For them, JOBY has a variety of options for capturing
Looking for a camera that's powerful enough to capture all of life's incredible, action-packed moments, yet small enough to fit inside your pocket or clip inconspicuously onto your clothing? Say hello to the Insta360 GO 2, the 26-gram action cam that delivers powerful performance despite its diminutive size. B&H asked me to do a full hands-on review of this mighty miniature, so I brought it along for some boating in Rhode Island, a
It wasn’t too long ago that a purpose-built camera specifically for vlogging would have been a surprising decision. Skip to 2021, where vlogging is a major demographic to attract in the camera market, and in which Sony designed the ZV-E10 to appeal specifically to this type of content creator. But what makes a camera a “vlogging-specific camera?” What did Sony do to address the unique imaging needs of a vlogger? And what other tools are
JOBY has announced four new accessories perfect for a wide range of video uses, from on-the-go vlogging to business conference calls. First, the GripTight Mount and Wall Mount simplify smartphone recording with MagSafe-compatible devices. Next, the
The ZV-E10 is Sony’s latest take on a camera purpose-built for vlogging. As also announced, it’s a mirrorless camera that inherits many of the sensor-based attributes of the Alpha line, along with the feature-set of its compact, vlogging-intended sibling, the ZV-1. It’s a great hybrid offering, but how does it
Last year, Sony tried something new with the launch of the ZV-1. This year, the company is taking the same philosophy and moving it up to mirrorless with the ZV-E10. With a feature-set perfect for vloggers, the ZV-E10 is a camera that looks familiar in the E-mount lineup but has more specialized capabilities, borrowed from the ZV-1, and aimed squarely at content creators.
The ZV-1 took Sony’s well-regarded RX100-esque form factor and image
Vlogging—video blogging—has become a powerful way to share your personal experiences with people around the world, and the Sony ZV-1 has established itself as one of the most powerful tools for vloggers who want sharp video and clean audio to reach their followers. Designed for the vlogger, the ZV-1 is tiny and lightweight, which makes it ideal for a vlogging camera, but within its small chassis lives a powerhouse of image capture for video
Summer is here, so why not start a vlog indoors, comfortably shielded from the sun and all its unpleasant warmth? Obviously, you’ll need something to capture video, be it a camcorder, camera, smartphone, or tablet. What about the sound, though? Often overlooked by newcomers, the vlog’s audio quality really does matter and it makes a difference to your audience, even if they don’t know why some content sounds better than others. Thankfully, you need not attend an expensive masterclass to get clean, quality audio for your productions, because
Joby has introduced new products for vloggers, influencers, and mobile creators who need truly portable run-and-gun social media gear.
The Joby Wavo is a compact video mic that works with your smartphone via ¼"-20 screw or any camera with a cold shoe. Unidirectional and shock-isolated to help isolate the speaker’s voice from background noise, each Wavo comes with a foam windshield for additional ambient noise reduction. The
Comica Audio has announced the new Traxshot, a supercardioid transformable on-camera shotgun microphone offered as a budget-friendly, all-in-one solution for capturing clear-sounding audio on DSLR and mirrorless cameras, as well as smartphones.
Comica Audio Traxshot
Expand your online impact by shooting your vlogs, livestreams, YouTube videos, and social media posts with new RØDE Vlogger Kits, complete packages designed specifically for hassle-free, high-quality audio and video recording to any smartphone. Get the Universal Kit for 3.5mm-equipped mobile phones, the iOS Edition for