On budget filming gear for every kind of filmmaker

Under € 1000 — The Minimalistic Filmmaker: a compact camera is enough.

Leica D-Lux 6

€ 1000+ — Thinking out of the box: filming with Olympus.

Olympus OM-D EM-5
  • Native lenses: this camera has an MFT mount (with a 2x crop factor), but you don’t have to be worried because Panasonic, Voigtlander, Sigma, Samyang, Veydra and, of course, Olympus, produce awesome lenses..
  • Vintage Lenses: in my opinion, when you shoot on a micro-four-third system you have to use a focal reducer (Metabones, Lens Turbo, Roxsen etc), so you can have a larger lenses choice.

Under € 2000 — Pro on a budget with Panasonic

Panasonic GH4
  • Native Lenses: GH5 has an MFT sensor with a 2x crop factor and, like Olympus cameras, you can choose between a lot of lenses:
  • Vintage Lenses: the same thing for Olympus, so buy a focal reducer (Metabones, Lens Turbo, Roxsen etc), to have a larger lenses choice.

Filmmaker, colorist, and motion graphic designer with a keen interest in short documentaries and brand films. My works at www.michelangelotorres.net

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Michelangelo Torres

Michelangelo Torres

Filmmaker, colorist, and motion graphic designer with a keen interest in short documentaries and brand films. My works at www.michelangelotorres.net

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