Panasonic’s new GH5, out at the end of March, offers more pro filmmaking features than any other mirrorless camera. With powerful in-body image stabilisation, fast autofocus, it’ll be a great choice for news shooters, documentary filmmakers and events.
by Tom Barrance | Updated March 2022 This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated. | Pros Can record in pro video formats XLR audio inputs Big, easy-to-use touchscreen Dual native ISO Cons Short battery life (around 40 minutes) No electronic viewfinder Very large file sizes No in-body stabilisation The 4K BlackMagic … Read more
This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated. The Zoom H1n is a small, pocketable audio recorder which can record high quality audio with its built-in mic or an external mic. It replaces the Zoom H1. That was popular with ultra low budget filmmakers because it was small and extremely affordable, … Read more
by Tom Barrance | Updated November 2023 This site contains affiliate links for which I may be compensated. | | Panasonic’s GH5s is an update to the original GH5, specifically aimed at professional video shooters. It adds more video options to the GH5’s already impressive specs, with improved low light performance. It’s the camera I … Read more
Panasonic’s mid-range mirrorless is the best value camera you can buy for filmmaking under $1000/£800. It has excellent in-body image stabilisation, a weathersealed magnesium body, and clean HDMI out.