Chapter 2

Gear and Recommendations

Now that you know what makes one camera different from another, let’s dig into what camera is the best fit for you, what gear is available to help shoot your next film, and our recommendations for the equipment you need for your next project.

What Camera Is Right for You?

Choosing a camera is a bit overwhelming. Several manufacturers make DSLR cameras, and the prices for cameras vary from $700 to $800 all the way up to $5,000 just for the body. Of course, features vary from camera to camera, even from the same manufacturer.

As you begin the decision process, it is imperative that you physically handle as many different cameras as you can. It is also beneficial to look at examples of footage produced by a variety ...

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