Videography Essentials

By Paul Santiago


So you’ve finally decided to go all in and turn pro! Welcome the wonderful world of run and gun filmmaking!

Here you’ll find my personal gear list that I use for filming all sorts of events. Remember that with most of the events, you only get a chance to capture it once so after 16 years of filming, experimenting, returning and buying equipment, I’ve narrowed it down to what worked for me and I hope it does the same to you.

Cameras & Lenses

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Canon R6
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Canon 5D Mark 4
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EOS to R Adapter
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Canon 70-200mm 2.8 v3
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Canon 24-70mm 2.8 v2
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Sigma Art Lens 35mm 1.4mm


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Manfrotto Tripod
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Manfrotto Monopod
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Zhiyun Crane Weebill S
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Manfrotto 13' Light Stand

Lights & Sound

Neewer 660 LED Lights
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Fotodiox LED Light
Zoom H6
Tascam DR-10L
Zoom H1n
RODE Shotgun Mic
Sony ICD-PX240

Behind the Scenes Gear

DJI Osmo Action
CYNOVA Mic Adapter
Saramonic Microphone
SanDisk 128gb SD

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