After a ridiculous amount of research, we bought this camera to level up and improve the quality of our YouTube videos. We had a lot of criteria - had to be small and lightweight to regularly travel with, have great picture quality (sports halls don't always provide the best lighting) and be generally easy to use. This definitely ticks ALL of those boxes!
This was our first big purchase for the YouTube channel. And it was definitely necessary! The fans in the National Badminton Centre meant we were practically shouting on our videos, so we invested in a good quality microphone that had to be wireless for video demonstrations. It's a very easy microphone to set up and use, but fantastic audio quality!
This is one of our more 'luxurious' purchases for the YouTube channel so far, but it has been amazing to get some different angles than we could get with just a tripod!
This is the camera that we used for the first 9 months of our YouTube channel. It is a fantastic camera, especially for throwing round in the hall and fitting in your pocket!
When we started filming on-court videos, a big tripod was a necessity. We chose this tripod as it can hold our Sony camera, GoPro or iPhone! It's something we use to record every video, and also lightweight but sturdy! (And also good value!)
While the big tripod is great for filming on-court, this small handheld tripod is great for our occasional vlogs and our monthly livestreams. We chose this Ulanzi tripod as it can extend out and also hold our Sony camera or iPhone.
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