This is my collection of video/audio equipment & blogging resources and that I use and recommend.
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Present – Panasonic Lumix GX7
This is my main camera for filming my youtube videos, it’s very lightweight, films in 4k and comes with a flip out screen.
This is my vlogging camera, it’s great for holidays and short trips. It also films in 4k and the picture and video quality is great. The lenses are fixed However, it has wide zoom range which really comes in handy for videos and for getting that perfect shot.
This lenses comes with the camera, it’s a pretty standard lenses. I use it sometimes for vlogging.
This lenses is my favorite for filming everyday tutorials, it has a wide shooting range with allows you to capture everything. It also has an aperture of 1.7 which defocuses gives off a slight blurred background.
This is my go to lenses for taking fashion and beauty shots for my blog. This lenses gives you the blurred background effect which is great for beauty & lifestyle bloggers. It really makes the quality of my content more professional
I love using umbrella lights because they are easy to set up and store away. These lights are really affordable and they make a huge difference when filming.
The new addition to my lighting set up, this ring light is amazing for adding that extra glow around your face. It really helps to light up my face when I am filming hair & make up tutorials
This is a nifty gadget that incorporates several different types of reflector, into one portable and easy to use package. These include white, silver, gold, black reflectors (or flag), and a diffusion panel. Admittedly, I am still learning how to use these properly.
When it comes to audio and external microphone is a must!
This Multipurpose recorder is so handy, its portable and easy to use. I use it to record my voices overs. Additionally, I attached my Rode videoMic pro for a clearer and better quality voice over.
This is the software I use to edit all my YouTube and social media videos. When I first started creating youtube videos in 2012 ,I used windows live movie maker for a few years on my HP laptop. I then upgraded to Imovie before finally settling with Final Cut Pro.
I remember the first time I discovered Canva it felt like I had gained access to some secret club. This is a brilliant free photo editing app. I use this to create Pinterest photos, youtube thumbnails, my Media kit and so much more!
Tripods & Accessories
This tripod has been with me for years, its strong,sturdy and has a rotating ball which helps get the right angles when filming video.
This handheld or desktop trip is multi functional. This is my all time favourite, its been on so many holidays and blogging events with me. I use it for pretty much everything and anything.
These accessories are really great for when I am doing my voice overs at my desk. They make my life so much easier.
Having a mirror you can attach to your camera makes such a difference! This allows me to see myself when i record hair and makeup tutorial
Web hosting, where I host my website
Not to be confused with WordPress.com. WordPress.org is the more complex version of WordPress you use when you pay to host your website somewhere.
The software I use for my email list
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