August 9, 2021 | Sarah Funky
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There are so many parts that go into video production (pun intended)! It is essential to have quality equipment for filming and for photography. If you’ve been wondering about what you might need to get started making videos, then this is the list for you. I’m sharing all of the electronics I personally use when creating my videos, blogs, and social posts! Below is the best video equipment for filming.

Top Go-To Video Equipment Checklist 


For good lighting, this USB LED Video light is bright and affordable. It’s especially perfect if you’re just getting started.

USB LED Video Light with Adjustable Tripod Stand

Price: $44.99

Video Light


For the best sound in your videos, these microphones and accessories are perfect to add to your repertoire.

Wireless Microphone System

Price: $199.00

USB Microphone, With Built-In Headphone Jack & Volume Control

Price: $149.00

Auray OMPF-33 On-Microphone Pop Screen

Price: $19.99

Auray RFDT-128 Desktop Reflection Filter and Mic Stand

Price: $59.99

Sennheiser Pro Audio EW 112P G4 – A Omni-directional Wireless Lavalier Microphone System

Price: $649.00


These cameras and accessories are my must-haves for filming.

Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K 

Price: $1,295.00

Panasonic LUMIX GH5 4K Mirrorless Camera with Lecia VARIO-Elmarit 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 Lens (DC-GH5LK) 

Price: $1,894.95

Canon EOS Rebel T3 Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens

Price: $223.99

GoPro HERO6 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera for Travel with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 12MP Photos

Price: $419.99

Voigtlander 25mm Fisheye Lens

Price: $749

DJI Ronin-S Camera Stabilizer, 3-Axis Gimbal Handheld for DSLR Mirrorless Cameras

Price: $518.00

GoPro Karma Grip for GoPro Hero7 Black/Hero6 Black/Hero5 Black

Price: $214.99

GoPro 3-Way Grip, Arm, Tripod

Price: $43.00

JOBY GorillaPod SLR Zoom. Flexible Tripod with Ballhead Bundle for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras Up To 3kg. (6.6lbs)

Price: $69.94


For on-the-go phone accessories that make filming easier, the below smartphone gimbal and ring light are perfect choices!

DJI Osmo Mobile 3, 3-Axis Smartphone Gimbal Handheld Stabilizer

Price: $79

Selfie Ring Light with Clip On, Flexible Arms

Price: $19+


Some other useful products that make filming easier include a travel adapter, a laptop and camera backpack, and a teleprompter!

BESTEK Universal Travel Adapter 220V to 110V Voltage Converter with 6A 4-Port USB Charging and UK/AU/US/EU Worldwide Plug Adapter

Price: $41.99

DJI Mavic PRO Drone Quadcopter Elite Combo with 3 Batteries, 4K Professional Camera Gimbal Bundle Kit with 80W Rapid Charger, Charging Hub, Carrying Case and Must Have Accessories

Price: $1,199.00

Case Logic SLRC-206 SLR Camera and 15.4-Inch Laptop Backpack

Price: $100.00

Adjustable Teleprompter with Carry Case

Price: $199.00

Video Teleprompter w/ case

In conclusion, this is the best video equipment for filming. Using any of these tools will help you reach “pro-level” in no time. Let me know which ones you use! 

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