How to Best Set Up your Camera to Shoot Video with your DSLR

Want to start shooting video with your DSLR or mirrorless camera? This video by Richard Harrington from Photofocus takes a look at all of the basic (and a few of the more advanced) settings to choose to in order to get get the best video out of your camera.

Harrington takes a look at the settings on the Canon 7D, Nikon D600 and the Panasonic GH3 (the general idea is pretty similar in other cameras of these brands). He talks about resolution, bit-rate, frames per second, microphone settings and more.

You can find many more videos covering HDSLR techniques on our dedicated HDSLR tutorial section here on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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