My Equipment

Even though I believe that the story counts, and not the gear, having good equipment is definitely helpful when it comes to creating content.

Therefore, I have created this site to show you my gear: my cameras, drones, my computers, smartphones and whatever other tech I usually use to create videos and photos. Some of the picks are up-to-day technology, others I kept because they still work flawlessly, even though they might already look outdated.

 

Again, it is not the equipment that counts, but our creativity.

But if you have great aims, then functional and precise gear can help you realize your visions. Yeah, poetic.

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My favorite Drone in 2019 is the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom! A compact Drone with such a camera is a must for filmmakers!

My Favourite Drone

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I use this big Drone only on paid jobs when the best quality is a requirement. Easy to fly, bulky, amazing tech specs.

The Pro Drone

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I almost always bring a DJI Mavic Air Drone. I still love it! It is tiny, fits everywhere and accompanies during my travels.

Travel Drone for Every1

When it comes to Drones, I always make sure to use up-to-date equipment. Why? Drones are different than, let's say, normal cameras like DSLRs.

A new generation of Drones usually doesn't change a few software features, but because Droning is so new, the changegs usually are massive.

The question that reaches me the most often is: why the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom over the Pro? Let me explain it in this short video:

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If you are into vlogging, then get this amazingly small but high-quality 4K camera. Don't forget to get this small gadget, too.

Vlogging!

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Still unbeaten: the GoPro Hero 7 Black is an amazing camera for all sorts of sports videos. I love the camera and won't give it away.

Ultimate Action

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If I do 360°, then usually with this camera. It is small, easy to use and the quality is good, even though 360° in general needs to grow.

High Res 360°

Smaller cameras can make creating content so much easier. Not only do they usually do the job pretty much automatically (even though I still recommend to use the manual modes when they are available), but they're often lower priced than bigger cameras. The main advantage still though is their form factor: you can literally take them with you, wherever you go. The audio usually is the weak spot, but adapters are available.

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I admit it, it's a bit of self-promotion, but I love walking around with Drone shirts or drinking out of Drone mugs.

Drone Apparel

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For cameras, drones, vlogging: use ND Filters! I literally (except at night) always use them. Here you find the best Drone ND filters.

ND Filter

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Good audio is king! With proper sound you can enhance EVERY video. Especially Aerials. I use this recorder all the time.

Audio rules!

Smaller cameras can make creating content so much easier. Not only do they usually do the job pretty much automatically (even though I still recommend to use the manual modes when they are available), but they're often lower priced than bigger cameras. The main advantage still though is their form factor: you can literally take them with you, wherever you go. The audio usually is the weak spot, but adapters are available.

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I always recommend going with Adobes Creative Cloud. Premiere Pro for videos and Lightroom for photos are superb.

Editing Software

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It is new, it has some downsides, but all in all, it's my favorite pro vlogging camera. Size, monitor,, autofocus, and prize are good.

Professional Vlogging

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It's not the latest model, it's not the most expensive one, but it does the job, it has almost all relevant features and it's: small!

Travel Size Gimbal

In this category, I wanted to give you a brief overview of other equipment that I'm using frequently.

The gimbal might surprise you, the vlogging camera (maybe) too, but after all, I don't go with what's expensive and "in", but with what I like to work with the most. And sometimes I pick gear that to others seems "outdated". Life is hard in the mountains, as I say.

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