The Best Camera for Wedding Videography 2021
Are you looking to buy a new camera for wedding videography? You would want a user-friendly camera that you will be comfortable with. What features do you prefer, and what are your expectations?
DSLR or mirrorless cameras are mostly recommended for weddings. But some of the common features are universally demanded.
The best camera for wedding videography is not going to be cheap. The price is different for every brand and model. The image quality, model, high resolution, and features affect the price. The resolution affects your post-production work. Yet, the DSLR cameras will have high megapixels. 4K which is the ultra-high definition has set the standards for the cinematic video. For motion shots, portrait mode, landscape, night shots, you need to look for a suitable camera. It should deliver high image resolutions. You might want to go for a bigger sensor. Pictures are more clear with a bigger sensor size. You can capture more information from it. The size of the full-frame sensor is 36mm x 24mm.
You might be looking for some of these main features:
- Image quality
- Storage space
- Battery type and battery life
- Wireless connectivity if needed
- Modes and editing features
- Set up and functions
- Sensor size
- Brand loyalty
Buying a camera is a big decision so you need to make sure to meet your requirements. You can focus on what is more important for you like shooting a film the way you want. But, you do not need to stress about your post-production work. Outsourcing with us will help you solve your editing nightmares. We at Cut Pro Media Pvt. Ltd. are available to assist you with our editing service and abilities. We want to help you by making your job easier in a cost-effective way.
Top 5 different brands and camera models for wedding videography:
- Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR Camera
It delivers high performance and versatility. It gives excellent image quality at 30.4 megapixels full-frame sensor. It allows recording 4K video with ease but sometimes it might create massive files. It has a smooth 61-point AF system. It allows continuous shots up to 7.0fps. It delivers high resolution in all night wedding shots, days shots, or early morning shots. It has GPS integrated and built-in Wi-Fi. This makes the uploads and edits accessible on time. Though the price is one of the most expensive ones, it is going to be a top choice for a wedding film. Its price is $2499 in the US and $4598.85 in Australia for the body only.
- Nikon D850 DSLR 4K Video Camera
It is a full-frame DSLR camera that has a clear shot of 4K and 7fps continuous shooting. It has a 45.7-megapixel sensor. It can shoot 30 frames per second in Ultra HD and 120p in full HD. It does not deliver over-sharpened footage as many cameras in the market today. It gives a soft look which many camera people prefer. The 120p slow-motion footage looks too soft and is noisy in shadows. Other than that, the 4k shots crisp images. It has a lens of 24-70mm which allows more zoom-in features without changing the lens. Its ISO is expandable to 102,400. It has a nice touch screen that allows changing the functions as a focus magnifier. You can also listen to what you have captured through manual audio control. The recording has a limit to 30 mins in one take like other DSLR cameras. It is a user-friendly camera with high built-in quality but the size is not small. If you are already a Nikon user, you will like the features of this camera. It is a well-rounded DSLR with good autofocus. It has a good sensor design, images, storage, Speedlight, control, set up, and key features. The price in the US is $2999.99 and $3475 in Australia for the body only.
- Sony a7s III Mirrorless Camera
This is one of the best build cameras from Sony. This is light and compact that will make your life easier to carry for a long time with a trustful grip. It has a great design with a flippy screen and 3” LCD high quality. It has the highest resolution EVF among any mirrorless camera. It has easy, fast modes and menu settings. It has 12 megapixels which might not give great images and cannot crop in a sensor. But is still enough to record a 4k video at 30fps. This model has better improved its autofocus feature. They have better battery life. For a whole day shoot, 2 batteries are enough. This camera gives the capability to film at higher ISOs. They have greater flexibility to work with colors and light. It has dual memory card slots. The only drawback is that it does not come with a lens. The current price in Australia is $5798 and $3498 in the US.
- Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Camera
It is a small and light camera that allows smooth 4K ultra HD video with sharp still shots. It captures high-speed video at 30p video plus HD 120 frames per second. It has 16 megapixels with a Live MOS sensor. It has a 14-42mm EZ lens in Silver. It has a user-friendly interface with an easy touchscreen. It offers built-in wireless settings. It has 5-Axis in-body image stabilization. It is affordable and offers a camera bag and memory. It delivers great image quality. It has Wi-Fi connectivity. It is compact, easy to use with nice touchscreen features. You can get this camera for $559.91 in Australia and $449.00 in the US.
- Fujifilm XPro-2
This is a budget-friendly camera that delivers high quality and great features. It has ISO sensitivity up to 51,200 and 24 Megapixels. It has a combination of a brand new x-trans CMOS III sensor and an X-Processor Pro-engine. This produces excellent image quality even in the dark. It has the only interchangeable lens camera in the world. It features a Hybrid viewfinder system. This is the first Fuji mirrorless camera. Its ISO is expandible to 100-51200. It has 273 autofocus points. There has been an upgrade to XPro-3 with the price increase. According to many user experiences, XPro-2 is still relevant. The new upgrade did not deliver high changes. The price is $1699.95 in the US and $1271.93 in Australia.
These brands do have upgraded models or might bring more updated ones for 2021. But you might not want to experiment with the upgraded versions. Whichever models you buy, Cut Pro Media will help you to stay at the top of your post-production. We have a team of very professional video editors who have the required skills. We have the latest resources to edit even if you film an 8k video. We have experience in 100s of wedding video editing projects. Yet, we assure you to deliver high-quality wedding videos at the time you want. We offer our services at the price that you are comfortable with.
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