The Top Cameras for Vloggers
With Youtube creating an era where vlogging is becoming increasingly popular, companies such as Panasonic and Canon have designed cameras tailored towards content creators. In this short article, we will be sharing, in our opinion, the top 3 cameras for creating video blogs. For each camera, we have written a short description and bullet pointed the pros/cons, to help make your decision easier. Found a decent camera the we haven’t mentioned? We’d love for you to let us know with a comment!
Canon PowerShot S110 – $295.00
For a small camera, the Canon PowerShot is an incredibly advance piece of equipment with plenty of bonus features. You can even purchase a custom fit, waterproof case for when you want to go adventuring!
- Has WiFi Features – Perfect for sharing your media on the go without a cable
- Record in 1080p, 24 Frames per second.
- Stereo Sound Recording
- Prone to lens failure after around a year of use
- Discountinued Model – May be harder to find and purchase
Canon Legria Mini X – $315.00
While the PowerShot was fairly compact, this Camera is the ultimate ‘Pocket’ camera, specifically designed with vlogging in mind. It comes with a flip screen and with the right know-how, you can even control this handy camera from your tablet or smartphone!
- High Quality Microphone for Superb Sound
- Wide Angle of View, which is perfect for vlogs.
- Optional FishEye Lens built in
- Loses Quality in Low Light Settings
- While the setup is fairly straight forward, finding the perfect settings can be very time consuming
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ55 – $200.00
The DMC-TZ55 also has a flip screen, making it the perfect accomplice to any upcoming Youtubers. We would recommend this as a starting camera, considering it’s functionality and price.
- Very cheap price for a camera of this Quality
- Auto-Stablize to keep your Pictures and Videos straight
- Easy to set up and use – Just charge and go!
- Includes simple editing apps
- Awkward Microphone Placement – Sometimes you will be covering the mic without realising
- Can be very slow when turning on and changing modes
They are our top 3 cameras for creating vlogs for Youtube! Honestly, unless your subscriber count is in the millions, there’s no real need to spend huge sums of money on your gear. Don’t make the mistake of purchasing the highest quality Equipment, only to find out that vlogging isn’t the thing for you. Grow your setup alongside your Youtube Channel – Most large content creators waited until they could monetize their Youtube Channel, then reinvested the money they earned. If you have any questions or would like some further help in regards to Youtube, please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance.