Camera gear we use

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Here is a list of camera and video equipment that I use to make my shows. Each one has a purchase link attached. By clicking any one of these links and then purchasing anything from Amazon during that visit, a small contribution is made to the channel by Amazon. We hope this list will be of use to you as you share your overland adventures with the world.

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Our GEAR

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Cameras and lenses:

SONY α7 III full-frame image sensor. https://amzn.to/2SDZpcM

SONY α7S III full-frame image sensor. A truly astonishing camera. https://amzn.to/3w6ODcK

SONY FX-6 full-frame image sensor camcorder. Be prepared for a big learning curve. Amazing images, but quite demanding on the operator. https://amzn.to/3jrlpCA

SONY FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS. Amazing value. Very sharp and great macro. The focus motors are a bit noisy. https://amzn.to/3hnZSrV

SONY FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM. This has been my standard lens for a few years now. Wonderful tonality.  https://amzn.to/3qAnjCi

 

SONY FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM. My newest lens, I see myself using it as a standard lens for a lot of things https://amzn.to/3qAiLfc

SONY FE 24mm F1.4 GM. https://amzn.to/3qIcu1m

SONY FE 35mm F1.4 GM (I don’t have it, but I want it) https://amzn.to/3w5zp7N

 

SONY FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM https://amzn.to/3qIcA9e

 

SONY FE 55mm F1.8 Sonar. (I mainly use this in my studio for presentations to camera) https://amzn.to/3w7Dp7R

 

DJI ACTION CAM https://amzn.to/2UVSa0J

 

 

Older cameras and lenses:

SONY FDR AX 100 4K camcorder. https://amzn.to/3AcIj6Q

 

SONY α6300 E-mount camera with APS-C Sensor https://amzn.to/2Lb4cZe

 

WIDE LENS for A6300: SONY E 10-18mm F4 OSS lens. https://amzn.to/2OOzw2c

 

ACTION CAM: SONY FDRX3000/W Underwater Camcorder 4K. https://amzn.to/2vY2buD

 

 

Microphones:

Not a bad small general-purpose mic, but the mount isn’t very good. I use it with the Action Cam. MIC: RODE videomicro. https://amzn.to/2OOyiE8

 

One of my oldest pieces of kit and an outstanding mic, Sennheiser ME66/K6 - Super-Cardioid Short Shotgun Mic. https://amzn.to/2L8U6Ig

 

Very effective ‘dead rat’ for above: Rycote 18cm Standard Hole Classic-Softie. https://amzn.to/3h5f1zt

 

RODE Stereo VideoMic X. A wonderful mic for capturing a stereo sound ‘picture’. Also surprisingly good for voice when close. https://amzn.to/2OQtQET

 

Rode Wireless GO. I love this radio solution! https://amzn.to/2TnJwHD

 

Rode Lavalier GO Professional-Grade Wearable Microphone: https://amzn.to/3AfiOS2

 

SONY UWPD11 wireless lapel mic. (I use this less these days as I prefer the RODE GO). https://amzn.to/2Lb5K5u

 

Shure VP83 LensHopper shotgun microphone. Very nice sound. Dead rat not very effective. https://amzn.to/2L9mkTn

 

RODE NT-1A used in my studio for narration: https://amzn.to/3dtgnBQ

 

RODE stereo video mic (no longer sold. This is the later equivalent) https://amzn.to/3heS9fE

Stands and other accessories:

 

Joby GorillaPod 3K Flexible Mini-Tripod with Ball Head Kit. https://amzn.to/2OV4GoX

 

DRONE: DJI Mavic Pro. https://amzn.to/2ORMEDP

 

My studio key light: Intellytech LiteCloth LC-100: https://amzn.to/3lKKVkC

 

My studio fill light: PIXEL K80 RGB LED light. 

 

Small LED lights used all over the place. I have two of them. BOLING P1. https://amzn.to/3qyboFk

 USB Studio audio interface. Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB https://amzn.to/3AnwM4G

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