The 13 Best Vlogging Cameras (Updated for 2018)

    Best Vlogging Cameras // Fine the best camera for YouTubeStarting a video blog aka a vlog? YouTube has quickly become the best way to share your stories and having the correct camera is essential. If you plan on making a vlog a part of your life it’s important to have a camera that’s easy to use while on the go.

    There are tons of different options in terms of cameras for vlogging that range in price, quality, and size.

    This list is broken down by price so if you’re looking for a camera at a specific price point check the menu on the right side.

    Tips for choosing the right vlogging camera:

    • 📷 Consider where you will be vlogging, if you’re vlogging during your commute you will probably prefer a point and shoot but if you want to make a cinematic travel vlog a DSLR or mirrorless would be a better option.

    • 🤳 If you’re just starting out a point and shoot will be much easier since bigger cameras can be cumbersome due to their interchangeable lenses.

    • 🗣 It’s important to consider the audio quality of your vlog as well as the video. What people hear is as important as what they see and being able to have an external microphone can greatly increase production value.

    • 🌀 Having a wide angle lens is important since you’ll be holding the camera. This making having interchangeable lenses a great benefit.

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    The 14 Best Places to Photograph in Los Angeles

    LA has to be one of the most photogenic cities in the US. From the sprawling mountains minutes away from the city to scenic beaches Los Angeles is FULL of places to Instagram.The Best Los Angeles Instagram Spots // ihitthebutton.com

    Nearly every sunset in LA is breathtaking which is why I love this city so much. Everytime I visit I find myself photographing all day and night.

    Below are the best places to photograph in Los Angeles:

    Griffith Observatory

    Griffith Observatory Night

    LA from Griffith Observatory

    If you only stop at one place on this list the Griffith Observatory is a must. Once at the observatory you get a beautiful view of the Los Angeles skyline.

    Parking can be tight at peak times though and you may have to park a bit away.

    Additionally if you’re willing to hike a bit there are a few trails behind Griffith that will let you get above the observatory for even more creative options. Read More

    Canon 5D Mark IV Review

    Canon 5d Mark Iv ReviewI have used dozens of cameras, from Sony to Olympus. Collectively, my friends have just about every popular camera on the market.

    Like most people, when I saw the Canon 5D Mark IV specs, I was very disappointed and skeptical.

    And I know those new, tiny, mirrorless cameras that shoot 40+ megapixels, 60fps 4k with focus peaking might sound appealing–but the 5D Mark IV is by far the best camera I’ve ever used. Read More

    Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in DC

    When people think of DC they are sure to think about the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on the National Mall.

    This long, thin, and shallow pool running between the Lincoln Memorial and the WWII Memorial is hard to miss if you make a visit to DC.

    From Martin Luther King’s Iconic “I Have a Dream” speech to Forrest Gump reuniting with Jenny in the water the reflecting pool has seen many historical & cultural events.

    View of the Reflecting Pool and Lincoln Memorial from the Washington Monument

    There is nothing like viewing a great sunset at the reflecting pool, it creates the perfect framing for many of DC’s monuments.

    I’ve travelled to the reflecting pool countless times, here are some of my favorite photos from sunrise to sunset. Read More

    How to Post on Instagram from PC or Mac

    How to Post on Instagram from PC or MacInstagram is meant to be a mobile app and, if you can, you should use the Instagram app to upload photos and stories.

    If you’re shooting photos with a DSLR or mirrorless camera you know it can be a hassle to get your photos to Instagram. Here is a list of techniques on how to post on Instagram from PC or Mac. This list is up to date with only working apps.

    If you don’t have an Instagram account you can sign up on their website.

    If you’re having an issue getting photos to your iPhone or Android phone I recommend using Dropbox, AirDroid, or AirDrop to do this task. Every photo I edit in Lightroom is then exported to a Dropbox folder so I can easily post to Instagram with my phone. Read More

    How to Find Places to Work Remotely

    Find Places To Work RemotelySince I work remotely it’s always important for me to have a place with great wifi to work from.

    It may sound like a dream to work from home but it’s easy to get distracted by TV or even the fridge. Just being around people in public can get your creative juices flowing.

    Here are some of my tips to find a place to work remotely. From coffee shops to coworking spaces there are plenty of options anywhere you are.

    If you’re looking for remote jobs view this section of the article.
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    Washington Dc Instagram Spots

    The 19 Best Places to Take Pictures in Washington DC

    I’ve spent years filling my Instagram account (@someguy) with beautiful photos of Washington DC. Including well known spots like the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and the Tidal Basin to less known spots in the city. The Best Washington DC Instagram Spots // ihitthebutton.com

    I want to share some of the best places to photograph in DC! I’ve also included some of the best times to visit specific spots.

    The fastest way to get around DC is to use the Metro. You can walk to most of the spots listed by heading to the Smithsonian metro stop on the mall. To get around on the mall you can use the Capital Bikeshare but I recommend riding the metro to go to more urban areas.

    Here is my list of the best places to take photos in DC:

    The Washington Monument

    View of the Washington Monument from the Tidal Basin

    The Washington Monument from the Tidal Basin

    The most iconic and recognizable building in DC is hard not to photograph since it’s DC’s tallest building. From the Tidal Basin, steps of the Lincoln Memorial or standing right next to it, the Washington Monument looks great at all angles.

    Plus you can visit the monument 24 hours of the day which makes it a great place to photograph late at night. (Currently tickets to the top are suspended until 2019)

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    Nyc Instagram Spots Top Of The Rock Sunset

    The 11 Best Places to Photograph in New York City

    I spent the past weekend in New York City, a place I’ve oddly spent little time in. With so much to see my good friend Phil Martin (@phil.martin) and I (@someguy) hit up some of the most iconic photo spots in the city. Since both of us love using Instagram we had to visit these top New York City Instagram spots.

    If you haven’t taken a trip to this incredible city be sure to stop at all of these epic sights, it is full of photo ops! The Best New York City Instagram Spots // ihitthebutton.com

    Here is my list of the best places to take pictures in NYC:

    Top of the Rock

    Empire State Building from Top of The Rock

    Empire State Building Lit Up Blue for Autism Awareness Day

    Top of the Rock has to be one of the best skyline views of New York. The only downside is that tickets are $26 and often require a wait. We rushed to get there before sunset but sadly the first available tickets were 2 hours later, so I recommend buying tickets online.

    In addition to the view of the Empire State Building and One World Trade Center you can get a great view of Central Park from the north side of the building.

    Top of the Rock on Google Maps

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