Suggestion for a camera

Tagged: 

Viewing 1 reply thread
  • Author
    Posts
    • #71101488
      Davidebresaola93
      Participant

      Hi everybody, my name is David and i’m looking for a mirrorless camera to shot short movies or documentaries (10-15 minutes).
      I can spend 1500 euros (1700 dollars). I’ve watched and reda lot of video reviews online. What cameras do you recommend? My favorites are: Sony A7 II, Sony a6300, Lumix GH4 and Fuji XT2.

    • #72000326
      bobspez
      Participant

      I have been shooting video in 1080P on a Nikon D7000 DSLR and about 9 months ago I bought the Nikon Coolpix B700 to shoot 4K video. Although the B700 is a bridge camera I was impressed with the 4K video, it is a noticeable step up from 1080P. I got my B700 used on ebay for $320, nine months ago. A new one on ebay is about $440, but mine arrived in mint condition. You can use manual settings for aperture and iso for video, though shutter speed is set by the camera while shooting video. It has fixed auto focus, continuous autofocus and manual focus in video. Although I use a Zoom R16 8 track stand alone recorder for audio, in a pinch the B700 has decent audio. In 4K you are limited to 8 min. 50 sec. per clip, but the number of clips is only limited by the size of your memory card. I was worried I might have a problem editing 4K using Adobe CS6 Premier Pro, but it works fine, with a bit longer render times. 4k give more opportunities than 1080P for cropping into the frame in the editor.

Viewing 1 reply thread
  • The forum ‘Consumer Camcorders’ is closed to new topics and replies.

Best Products

The best Sony lenses — 2021

Sony has made a name for itself in the camera market lately. From its popular mirrorless line to its cinema cameras, Sony seems to be everywhere. The Sony E Mount has been around for about a decade. Since then, it's...
homicide-bootstrap

Giveaway

THE ESSENTIAL VLOGGING TOOLKIT

Given away to one lucky winner

Competition is open worldwide

ENTER TO WIN

Need help making a stellar first video?

FREE

Download our free eBook with 8 tips to get on the right track and create a video that you can be proud of.