The best camera for podcasting

The best camera for podcasting

Looking for the best camera for podcasting? You have come to the right place!

Podcasting is growing and it is growing, so is the types of content you can create during an episode or show. Creators are now opting for video recordings, whether that is snippets or video recording the whole show. I know that is the goal for the Find Your Voice Podcast.

So here is a list if you are looking for the best camera for podcasting and upping your production levels, in no particular order.

Sony DSCHX90 Digital – A great all round camera for podcasts

The best camera for podcasting sony dschx90 digital compact
The best camera for podcasting

The Sony DSCHX90 is one of the best compact cameras from the brand which is suitable for multiple types of filming including podcasts.

Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 30x optical zoom lens for extra clear pictures

18.2 MP Exmor R CMOS sensor for higher image quality even when dark

Retractable OLED Tru-Finder for clearer viewing and operability

180 degrees tiltable LCD Screen for easy framing of selfies or low position shots Use built-in NFC/Wi-Fi capability to send photos and movies from your camera to other mobile devices

Technical Details

Item Package Dimensions L x W x H15.4 x 12 x 7.4 cm
Package Weight499 Grams
Item Dimensions L x W x H10.2 x 3.5 x 5.8 cm
Item Weight245 Grams
Brand NameSony
Color NameBlack
Has Image StabilizationYes
Included ComponentsHX90 Camera, Battery, Wrist Strap, Manual
Max Focal Length720 millimetres
Memory Slots Available1
Min Focal Length24 millimetres
Min Shutter Speed1/2000 seconds
Model Year2015
Part NumberDSCHX90B.CEH
Zoom TypeOptical Zoom
Max Shutter Speed30. seconds
StyleTravel Camera with View Finder
Effective Still Resolution18

Canon Powershot SX730 HS A sleek camera for podcasts

the best camera for podcasting canon powershot sx730
The best camera for podcasting

The Canon PowerShot SX730 HS is one of the newest devices bringing superb possibilities to any podcasters out there, aspiring or seasoned.

It has a tremendous 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor which offers you a high image and video quality. Also, the camera has 20.3 MP, which is more than the previous camera has had.

Even better, even though the camera is also small and compatible.

You can easily be shooting a podcast with this camera because it has a 6 Digic processor and a full HD video filming features. Also, it has a 40x zoom lens, which is great because you don’t need to put the camera near you.

Besides, compared to the fact that it has that type of lens, it is quite slim and elementary to operate. The device has a tilting screen which helps you if you want to see yourself and the partner/s while podcasting.

We are giving you a product offer where you can buy this camera in a bundle. It is super easy because you can save your time and money by purchasing every needed item separately.

You are getting a memory card suitable for this camera, a cleaning kit and some spear screensavers for the camera, a bag where you can put the accessories all together, even a tripod which is one of the most important things while filming a podcast – you need to place your device somehow.

Canon EOS 4000D DSLR Camera and EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 III Lens – Up the cinematics for your podcasts

canon eos 4000d dslr camera the best camera for podcasting
The best camera for podcasting

Take beautiful photos and movies with background blur Easily connect, shoot and share on the move Express your creativity with easy to follow guidance Explore the power of DSLR and interchangeable lenses EOS 4000D body, EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 III, Eyecup Ef, Camera Cover R-F-3, Camera strap EW-400D, Battery Pack LP-E10, Battery Charger LC-E10E Electro Optical System movies, Cinematic 1080 pixels

Technical Details

Item Package Dimensions L x W x H22.3 x 17 x 14 cm
Package Weight1.45 Kilograms
Item Dimensions L x W x H12.9 x 10.2 x 7.7 cm
Item Weight630 Grams
Brand NameCanon
Color NameBlack
Continuous Shooting Speed3
Country of OriginTaiwan
Has Image StabilizationYes
Included ComponentsEyecup, shoulder strap, USB cable and battery charger. Rechargeable battery.
ISO Range100, 6400, 12800
Lens Fixed Focal Length55 millimetres
Max Focal Length55
Memory Slots Available1
Min Focal Length15
Min Shutter Speed0.00025 seconds
Model Year2019
Mounting TypeCanon
Objective Lens Diameter58 millimetres
Part Number4000D
Size NameBody + 18 -55mm Lens
Water Resistance LevelNot Water Resistant
Zoom TypeOptical Zoom
Autofocus Points9
Focus TypeAuto
Max Shutter Speed30 seconds
StyleBody + 18-55mm Lens
Effective Still Resolution18 megapixels

Nikon D5300  – An advanced camera for podcasters

nikon d5300 camera the best camera for podcasting
The best camera for podcasting

Nikon D5300 camera is also called “advanced beginner” camera.

It offers a 24 MP sensor, which provides an excellent quality that is needed for a great podcast.

As this camera body is small, but the capability of it is massive. On the other hand, the big capability is not a drawback, because most of the time, the camera will be mounted and adjusted on the tripod.

The camera can be filming full HD videos. Besides, the stereo sound that this camera has, allows you to provide high-quality sound during podcasts, as a result – your voice will be able to be heard clearly. In this way, you might be even skipping an extra microphone (wouldn’t recommend for a high-quality podcast).

The D5300 camera is with the same design that almost all NIKON DSLRs have – solid construction, which is focusing more on the features than on form. It is comfortable to use and press all the buttons, especially the shutter button.

The NIKON D5300 includes a built-in flash, 15 buttons, 3 dials, and 2 switches. Also, it has a vari-angle LCD which is super comfortable while filming.

Technical Details

Item Package Dimensions L x W x H34.4 x 21.4 x 14.4 cm
Package Weight2.32 Kilograms
Item Dimensions L x W x H7.6 x 12.5 x 9.8 cm
Item Weight531 Grams
Brand NameNikon
Color NameBlack
Continuous Shooting Speed5 frames_per_second
Country of OriginThailand
Included ComponentsD5300 Camera Body; 18-105mm VR Lens; BS-1 accessory shoe cover; DK-25 rubber eyecup; BF-1B body cap; EN-EL14a rechargeable Li-ion battery; MH-24 battery charger; AN-DC3 strap; UC-E17 USB cable; EG-CP16 audio/video cable; DK-5 eyepiece cap; European Warranty Card
ISO Range100, 12,800
Lens Fixed Focal Length87 millimetres
Max Focal Length105 millimetres
Model Year2013
Part NumberVBA370K004
Water Resistance LevelNot Water Resistant
Effective Still Resolution24.2 megapixels

GoPro HERO 8 Black – Good Alternative and Side Camera for podcasts you may not have expected

the best camera for podcasting gopro hero 8 black
The best camera for podcasting

The GoPro Hero 8 Black is not made for filming your podcasts, but it might be used for it.

In general, it is an action and waterproof camera that is able to film in 4K video quality.

This allows you to be podcasting everywhere, and you don’t need to be afraid of any type of weather condition.

The biggest and newest feature that the GoPro 8 Black has to offer is a HyperSmooth 2.0 feature. It works as image stabilization and allows you to film smooth videos even in a high-action.

The audio quality is also excellent, but this is an action camera, the sound could be shallow, so you might want to purchase an additional external microphone.

Technical Details

Item Package Dimensions L x W x H22.6 x 10.8 x 6.4 cm
Package Weight381 Grams
Item Dimensions L x W x H2.9 x 4.8 x 6.6 cm
Item Weight122 Grams
Brand NameGoPro
Color NameBlack
Has Image StabilizationYes
Included ComponentsHERO8 Black Camera, Rechargeable Battery, Curved Adhesive Mount, Mounting Buckle + Thumb Screw, USB-C Cable
Max Focal Length15.1 millimetres
Memory Slots Available1
Min Focal Length15.1 millimetres
Model Year2019
Mounting TypeGoPro
Part NumberCHDHX-801-RW
Water Resistance LevelWaterproof
Zoom TypeFixed
Expanded ISO Maximum6400
Max Shutter Speed1/16000 seconds
StyleHero 8 Black
Effective Still Resolution12.1 megapixels

Logitech BRIO 4K webcam – A simple camera for podcasters

the best camera for podcasts logitech brio 4k webcam
The best camera for podcasting

For 4K streaming and recording directly into your computer, the Logitech BRIO is the right choice! Even if you don’t need 4K, this gives you plenty of resolution to zoom or crop without compromising HD video quality. Plus, the BRIO includes intelligent HDR image processing to make you look better in with almost any lighting!

Technical Details

Brand nameLogitech
Item Weight90.7 g
Product Dimensions10.2 x 2.7 x 2.6 cm
Batteries:1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
Item model number960-001194
Lithium Battery Energy Content1 watt_hours
Lithium Battery PackagingBatteries contained in equipment
Lithium Battery Weight1 Grams
Number Of Lithium Ion Cells1

Sony a6500 mirrorless – A light 4k gem for podcasts

Sony a6500 mirrorless the best camera for podcasts
The best camera for podcasting

Mirrorless cameras are smaller and lighter weight than DSLRs, and Sony makes some of the best! The a6500 records in beautiful 4K video and still offers the versatility of interchangeable lenses.

Five-axis in body stabilisation for effective compensation of various type of shakes with any lenses mounted 11 fps continuous shooting for over 20 seconds with large buffer and 05 seconds fast autofocus Touch panel operation for quick and intuitive AF area selection in either LCD or viewfinder shooting 242 MP APS-C sensor exmor with BIONZ X processor and front-end LSI for high image quality 425 phase-detection AF points with High-density tracking AF

Technical Details

Item Package Dimensions L x W x H15.8 x 14.6 x 13.2 cm
Package Weight1.14 Kilograms
Item Dimensions L x W x H5.3 x 12 x 6.7 cm
Item Weight454 Grams
Brand NameSony
Color NameBlack
Continuous Shooting Speed11
Country of OriginUnited Kingdom
Has Image StabilizationYes
Included ComponentsUSB^Carrying case
ISO Range100, 51200
Lens Fixed Focal Length50 millimetres
Max Focal Length75 millimetres
Memory Slots Available1
Min Shutter Speed30 seconds
Model Year2016
Part NumberILCE6500B.CEC
Autofocus Points425
Focus TypeAuto Focus
Max Shutter Speed30 seconds
StyleCompact System Camera
Maximum Format SizeAps-C
Effective Still Resolution24.2 megapixels

So this is a few of the cameras that I would recommend after extensive research. I have tried to vary the range depending on price, budget, and complexity but to future proof your podcasting and ensure great production you will not go far wrong with either of these. If you enjoy this blog on the best camera for podcasting be sure to share it and let me know too!

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