We see this question asked over and over again on Facebook, in forums and videos, and even in person. In this episode, we attempt to peel away some of the layers of this question and give you a better understanding of different elements to look for when searching for a new camera to buy.


In this episode, we discuss:

  • Budget
  • Purpose
  • Color Science
  • Low-Light
  • Form Factor
  • Codecs
  • Lenses
  • Accessories




  1. Causality Screenwriting Software (https://www.hollywoodcamerawork.com/causality.html)
  2. One, Ten, One Hundred (https://www.cinema5d.com/same-production-3-different-budgets-one-ten-one-hundred-explores-possibilities-in-mini-doc/)
  3. Tentacle Sync E (https://www.4kshooters.net/2018/11/07/tentacle-sync-e-bluetooth-timecode-generator-for-mirrorless-dslrs/)
  4. Easy Text Tracking in AE (https://www.4kshooters.net/2018/11/08/easy-text-tracking-in-after-effects-cc/)
  5. Cartoni Focus 22 (https://www.cinema5d.com/cartoni-focus-22-review/)
  6. Comica CVM-WS50 Wireless Phone Mic (https://amzn.to/2FewBAd)



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