Vlogging is the hottest thing right now. Everyone, from your youngest cousin to your great-grandmother, has probably watched at least one vlog by now and has an idea as to what it is. But for the benefit of those who’ve been living under the rock until recently, vlogging is basically blogging, but on video — literally video plus blogging. The reason why it’s so popular these days is because you can monetize your vlog. The more people you get to watch and like your videos or subscribe to your channel, the more money you earn — pretty much just like how you would get paid from a normal blog. But vlogging is easier because there’s YouTube. You won’t have to buy your own domain, get ads, and all that hassle. Just go to YouTube, sign up for a channel, talk to a camera, and post! Easy. You can become a celebrity overnight. Just make sure your content is cool and your videos nice and HD.
Now, if all this sound great and you would like to get into vlogging (or you already wanted to start vlogging, that’s why you’re here in the first place), you’re going to need a camera, of course. So here’s a list of affordable but great quality cameras you can choose your starter camera from.
If you’re going to be vlogging, what you want is to have a flip-screen, so you can see your self or the frame while filming. Panasonic Lumix ZS45 does that for you. It’s a great starting YouTuber camera. It has Power O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) that automatically minimizes blur when zooming, which is great because this camera also features a 20x Super Zoom, and Active mode that suppresses hand-shake vibrations and wobbling when filming. So you can zoom to your heart’s content without the video becoming shaky.
This camera also has Wi-Fi capability that lets you connect it to your phone for easier access to your photos and videos. You can also control the camera using your phone, kind of like a remote, through the Panasonic app.