I'm sometimes asked for video/audio gear recommendations.
For beginners, the classic starter kit is:
For one step up in video quality, here is my recommended setup. This is what I use. These are the cheapest items that will get you noticeably finer production quality, with the least amount of headache.
- Panasonic Lumix G7 with the default kit lens ($597)
- Gonine adapter to plug it into the wall (instead of using batteries ($27)
- Basic tripod ($15)
- SanDisk 128gb SD card ($45)
If you want your professional video look in live meetings, you'll need the following to make your Lumix G7 function like a webcam:
If you record during the day in a room with good windows and good light, just use the natural light.
If you film at night or don't have natural light, here is what I use:
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