December 25, 2016 at 8:31PM
Need Help Trying to Pick a Camera as a Beginner Filmmaker
I was hoping I could get some advice. I'm 23 and I have been using a Nikon D5000 for the last few years for photography, and some video. The video quality is really poor on the camera, so I have never invested too much time into making films with it. However, I really want to start working on some film projects I've been planning on in the next year so I want to upgrade.
Originally I was considering a Nikon D750, since it seems to be the best Nikon for film under $3000. However, I know Nikon, in general, is not great for filmmaking, which is what I will primarily use the camera for. Other possibilities I have considered are a Fujifilm X-T2 and a Lumix GH4. My dream camera probably would be a Blackmagic, however, it is way over budget unless I could find it used I guess.
My ideal budget is $2000 max, however, I might consider $2500 if it is worth it. I'm open to any recommendations or suggestions. Thank you for reading through and for any advice you may be able to share.