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Camera Gear Camera for Vlogging for a Student

Cheche004

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My channel is all about vlogs. I'm a uni student who earn $0 so please recommend me a good vlogging camera for a fair price. Also I wont be updating this for another 2 years.
 

SILTHW

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My channel is all about vlogs. I'm a uni student who earn $0 so please recommend me a good vlogging camera for a fair price. Also I wont be updating this for another 2 years.
Sounds like your phone + a cage + external mic + small light would be your best option.
 

Yoyo

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How much you wanna spend? If you want spend very little, then I think SILTHW is right. The DJI Osmo Pocket is good for handheld vlogging.
 

goldfries

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Best way to start is as what others said, use a smartphone and gimbal. DJI Osmo Mobile is affordable too.

Spend on lighting instead.
 

Stanley Orchard

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Why not a phone? Until late last year I did my channel entirely on the back of a Galaxy S6, editing and all. Took my channel to 2,500 subs, 125,000 views with a six year old phone. I assume you already have a phone but if not it may be worth considering to start out versus a camera.
 

Legacy

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I've sorta been looking for something like this too, but I am in high school not college. I have a camera, but I've had it since like 2013 (it was used by my sister too who did YouTube) so it's been passed around and used a lot. I do more of gaming style videos though, not vlogging so I probably need different equipment than you would. I do not have an external mic either, so I have to rely on either the microphone built into my phone or the one built into my computer. By the way, my phone is an iPhone X.