by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 05/25/2023
Sony ZV-1 II, Canon R100, FUJIFILM X-S20, Leica Q3, Pentax 50mm Week of May 21, 2023 We couldn't go into Memorial Day weekend without another round of product announcements and we sure had some this week. Sony is giving one of the most popular vlogging cameras around some well-earned upgrades with the release of the ZV-1 II. FUJIFILM and Canon are upgrading their entry-level mirrorless offerings with the X-S20 and R100, respectively. Leica is even
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted 05/29/2023
As vlogging continues its meteoric rise in popularity, more and more manufacturers are producing cameras specifically targeting vloggers. Of those manufacturers, none have produced more than Sony, whose extensive fleet of vlogging cameras continues to dominate the scene—led, of course, by fan-favorite and arguably greatest vlogging camera ever made, the Sony ZV-1. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at the ZV-1
0 Views ·Posted 05/24/2023
The FUJIFILM X-S20 was designed for hybrid content creators looking for a feature-packed camera they can take anywhere. Building on the earlier X-S10, the X-S20 upgrades to an X-Processor 5 for faster, more reliable performance, improves in-camera stabilization for cleaner footage, introduces a Vlog Mode for simple recording, and adds a deeper grip for easier handheld use. Perfect for vlogging, travel, or
0 Views ·Posted 05/23/2023
Sony has announced the ZV-1 II, the latest in its growing catalogue of cameras for content creation. Descended from Sony's popular ZV-1, the ZV-1 II promises to be an even better compact camera with a bevy of improvements based on user feedback. Improvements include a wider zoom lens with an 18-50mm equivalent focal length―a significant upgrade
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 05/12/2023
Nikon Z8, Sony XPERIA 1 V, Canon PowerShot V10, Panasonic S5 IIX, and more. Week of May 7, 2023 Sometimes we publish here and say that everyone had something to announce as a fun way of saying several products were released in the past week. This time we mean it. Nikon, Sony, Canon, Panasonic, and more had launches (or relaunches) this week, and some of them are quite substantial. Recently announced is the Nikon Z8, the mirrorless
by Rachel Leathe ·Posted 05/11/2023
Canon has launched the PowerShot V series, a new camera lineup aimed squarely at vloggers. The PowerShot V10 Vlog Camera, the first camera in this new series, was designed with simplicity in mind. Users will be able to capture and share high-quality video effortlessly, all while saving storage space on their phones. Indeed, the PowerShot V10, available in black or
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 03/24/2023
The news is a bit light this week with B&H’s upcoming holiday and NAB just over the horizon, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun right now. Sony is previewing one of its releases with a teaser image and announcement date. Meanwhile, Cooke has added a few new focal lengths to its S8/i FF lens series and Zhiyun launched a
0 Views ·Posted 01/03/2023
Juliana Broste, aka @TravelingJules, sets you up for success with five tips for vlogging, such as how to get comfortable being on camera, what to look for in a vlogging camera, and other useful suggestions. Are you a traveling vlogger? Do tell, in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 09/22/2022
Join Jason Vong and Vivienne Lee as they break down the basics of vlogging. They discuss everything from easy techniques to get you started to the right gear for the job. Vong and Lee even go over their tips for getting your ideas out into the world while targeting your ideal audience. Learn how to bring your storytelling to life in this fun, expressive platform from two of the best in the industry. 0:00 - Introduction 4:06 - What is a vlog? 10:59 - Finding your niche 18:55 - Fostering your curiosity 26:56 - Vlogging gear, storage, and
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 11/30/2022
It's holiday season, and if you're reading this on any kind of electronic device (shout out to everyone who still subs my handwritten newsletter, btw), you likely know someone who either is or is interested in becoming a vlogger or mobile content creator. If said creator or aspiring vlogger is on your holiday shopping list and you're not quite sure what to get them, fear not, for we have put together a gift guide of some of our favorite mobile photo and video accessories. SmallRig 1.55X Anamorphic Lens Thanks to the continued advancement of
0 Views ·Posted 11/25/2022
Nick Brigadier compares the Sony ZV-1F, ZV-1, and ZV-E10 to help you decide which one would work best for you. Each
by Robert Sansivero ·Posted 11/07/2022
Every vlogger’s kit is built around a camera—but not all cameras are created equal. Everyone’s needs are different and no single camera can fulfill the needs of every vlogger on the Internet. For example, you may want to set up a camera on a table to record yourself reviewing a movie. Or you may want to go swimming off a coral reef and capture your adventure underwater. These are two very different scenarios, requiring two very different cameras. Ideally, you’ll want a camera that caters uniquely to your needs while remaining a one-stop-shop
0 Views ·Posted 10/13/2022
The Sony ZV-1F was designed for content creators ready to make the leap from phone to camera to elevate their photos and videos to new heights of creativity. Combining an easy-to-use interface with a wide range of practical features, the ZV-1F makes upgrading equal parts intuitive and rewarding. Its pocket-sized build makes it an excellent everyday camera for anyone looking for higher-quality stills and video than their phone can capture without
by Rebecca Melville ·Posted 09/30/2022
Over the weekend I channeled my inner influencer to practice vlogging with the Nikon Z30 Mirrorless Camera. As the lightest and least costly camera of the Nikon Z-series, the Z30 is a great introduction to Nikon’s fleet if you are a vlogger looking to up your game. Weighing a comfy 350 grams, the Z30’s uniquely light body still feels sturdy and capable of withstanding rugged use. With an ergonomic
0 Views ·Posted 08/28/2022
Join Nick Brigadier as he discusses the specs, tests, and compares three of the Sony ECM shotgun microphones: the ECM-G1, ECM-B10, and ECM-B1M. See how these three mics sound when filming on the busy, noisy streets of New York, as well as how they compare to each other! The Sony ECM-G1 Ultracompact Camera-Mount Vlogger Shotgun Microphone is an on-camera microphone optimized for the content creator, since its small size and vibration-suppressing features work in a variety of situations.