Keeping your blog is not just a trendy modern hobby. Blogging is a way of earning and self-development. For any hobby or full-fledged working activity, high-quality equipment is needed. The main goal of a blogger is to find and win your audience on Youtube, then to keep it. Keeping your audience in view of strong competition is possible only with high-quality, interesting content shot on professional equipment, such as Sony.
The camera for a blogger is a special video camera, because the content of the channel depends on its characteristics. The main feature of such a camera is portability, because shooting takes place everywhere and at any time. The camera should be portable, with a fairly capacious battery. First of all, it is worthwhile to choose the manufacturer correctly.
Sony is a world-famous Japanese brand specializing in the production and development of gadgets and various equipment. Sony equipment successfully combines three main characteristics: high quality, objective cost of goods, modern technology. Thanks to this combination, Sony technology is ideal for those for whom video shooting is not only a hobby, but also a profession.
Sony offers a wide range of camcorders in different price segments and with different specifics, but some of them are best suited for blogging on Youtube.
Sony a7R III
The a7R III model can be considered one of the most popular. Small-sized equipment is characterized by a high level of image of both video and photographs. A wide shooting angle along with high performance (120 frames / second) is not lost even in poor lighting conditions or in the dark. With such a camera, the image will remain high-quality under any conditions.
Model HDR-AS50 is ideal for a beginner youtube blogger. Affordable price (about 12,000 rubles) in combination with a high-quality picture and portability will allow you to use the gadget both at home and for filming on travel. The performance of the model is average - up to 60 frames per second (regardless of lighting conditions). In general, the model fully justifies its value. Of the minuses, users note the low battery capacity and the lack of protective covers for sale, both at the official manufacturer and on the market in principle.
The action camera from a reliable Japanese manufacturer is compact, making it ideal for vlogs and shooting while traveling. Thanks to the technology of action cameras, this model has a high level of image stabilization. The video is perfectly smooth, high quality. In addition, the Sony FDR-X3000 model has the possibility of a fairly long battery life, small size. The model belongs to the middle price segment and is perfect for amateur bloggers as well as for professional use.
How to choose?
When choosing the optimal equipment for shooting video on YouTube, the video blogger should pay attention to a number of criteria.
Before giving preference to a particular model, evaluate the budget and stick to it. Sony offers a huge number of models for any wallet - there is definitely a choice. Especially if you are a beginner amateur blogger, pay attention to mid-range cameras.
The quality of the content is the key to the success of a blogger, and it depends on the chosen equipment. Please rate the reviews and videos / photos taken with this camera. So you can determine the level of quality for yourself as accurately as possible.
Recording content for a blog involves a frequent change of locations, shooting in motion, photo and video series. That is why the ability to stabilize the image is important for the camera. It must be understood that the ability of a camera to “grab” a frame in any conditions is a reflection of the quality of the final material.
Lightweight, small-sized, fits easily in your bag - the ideal blogger camera. In order to shoot diverse, interesting material, the camera accompanies the blogger everywhere, hence the requirements for its portability.
Filming is an unpredictable thing, as well as weather conditions, so the equipment must be ready for any conditions. Night, rain, wind, the lack of artificial light in the room and other external circumstances should not interfere with the content creation process. You can also evaluate these capabilities of the camera according to reviews of real users on the Internet.
Availability of WIFI connection
Optional, but very convenient feature. The ability to connect the camera to the network will allow you to download material to your phone or laptop without additional connections.
This criterion deserves special attention travel-blogger. A fairly capacious battery will allow you to do without a direct source of energy up to 6-8 hours of shooting.
Regardless of the purpose of maintaining your own channel on youtube, the video blogger should choose a quality device for this.
Sony a7R III camera review in the video below.