December 26, 2018

Buy a New Camera? Check Out These Video User Guides

New Camera XT3
Here are some quick tip tutorials on getting set up with a new video camera (X-T3, Z7, a7 III, GH5, EOS R).

Are you one of the lucky few filmmakers to wake up Christmas morning to find a brand new digital camera under your tree? Or, were you one of the hard-working video professionals who went out and bought one for yourself because it’s about damn time you invested in something nice for yourself?

No matter the how or the why, if you are looking down the viewfinder of a brand new camera and trying to figure out just how to get it turned on and set up, here are five in-depth video tutorial features on the following how new cameras: The Fujifilm X-T3, the Nikon Z7, the Sony a7 III, the Panasonic GH5 and the Canon EOS R.

Fujifilm X-T3

  • 26.1MP APS-C X-Trans BSI CMOS 4 Sensor

  • X-Processor 4 with Quad CPU

  • UHD 4K60 Video; F-Log Gamma & 10-Bit Out

  • 2.16m-Point Phase-Detection Autofocus

  • 0.75x 3.69m-Dot OLED Viewfinder

  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Tilting LCD Touchscreen

  • Extended ISO 80-51200, 30 fps Shooting

  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

  • Price: $1,499.00

Read more about the Fujifilm X-T3 here.

Nikon Z7

  • 45.7MP FX-Format BSI CMOS Sensor

  • EXPEED 6 Image Processing Engine

  • UHD 4K30 Video; N-Log & 10-Bit HDMI Out

  • 493-Point Phase-Detect AF System

  • Built-In 5-Axis Vibration Reduction

  • 0.80x 3.6m-Dot EVF with NIKKOR Optics

  • 3.2" 2.1m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD

  • 9 fps Continuous Shooting; ISO 64-25600

  • Top-Panel Dot-Matrix OLED; XQD Card Slot

  • Price: $3,396.95

Read more about the Nikon Z7 here.

Panasonic GH5

  • 20.3MP Digital Live MOS Sensor

  • Venus Engine Image Processor

  • 4K Video with No Crop

  • Internal 4:2:2 10-Bit 4K Video at 24/30p

  • 5-Axis Sensor Stabilization; Dual I.S. 2

  • 0.76x 3.68m-Dot OLED Viewfinder

  • 3.2" 1.62m-Dot Free-Angle Touchscreen

  • Advanced DFD AF System; 6K & 4K PHOTO

  • ISO 25600 and 12 fps Continuous Shooting

  • Dual UHS-II SD Slots; Wi-Fi & Bluetooth

  • Price: $1,697.99

Read more about the GH5 here.

Sony a7 III

  • 24MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor

  • BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI

  • 693-Point Hybrid AF System

  • UHD 4K30p Video with HLG & S-Log3 Gammas

  • 2.36m-Dot Tru-Finder OLED EVF

  • 3.0" 922k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD

  • 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization

  • ISO 204800 and 10 fps Shooting

  • Built-In Wi-Fi and NFC, Dual SD Slots

  • USB Type-C Port

  • Price: $1,998.00

Read more about the Sony a7 III here.

Canon EOS R

  • 30.3MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor

  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor

  • UHD 4K30 Video; C-Log & 10-Bit HDMI Out

  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF, 5655 AF Points

  • 3.69m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder

  • 3.15" 2.1m-Dot Swivel Touchscreen LCD

  • Expanded ISO 50-102400, 8 fps Shooting

  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, SD UHS-II Card Slot

  • Multi-Function Bar, Dual Pixel RAW

  • Price: $2,299.00

Read more about the Canon EOS R here.     

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