What You Will Learn
Here is what you can expect from the a6300 guide. To see more, check out the outline here.
How to Setup the Camera for video
In Section 1 we take a close look at customizing the settings, buttons and functions of the a6300 to turn this stills camera into a 4K cinema machine.
Recording Audio and Adding a Headphone Jack
Section 2 is all about audio. We will learn about 4 ways to add a headphone jack to the camera, how to record safely on the camera, camera audio settings and which microphones are best for the Sony a6300.
Best Affordable Lenses and Adapters for Video
We dive into lenses and adapters in Section 3 and will cover 7 sony lenses and talk about the best adapters and adapted lenses for shooting video on the a6300.
How to Master Video Auto Focus
Auto focus is astounding on the a6300 and in Section 4 we learn how to use focus areas to achieve perfect focus for every shot.
How to build the ProBox Lite (add a headphone jack and external power)
In Section 5 we build a small box with a headphone jack, full HDMI out and external battery power for the a6300.
How to build the ProBox (add headphone jack, XLRs and power)
Like the ProBox Lite, the ProBox is the best accessory for the a6300. We will build one in Section 6. With the ProBox we will have dual XLR mic inputs, full HDMI out, a headphone jack and tons of external battery life for our a6300.
Best Ways to Power the Camera
In Section 7 we will see how we can power the camera 5 different ways. Ensuring we have enough run time for any project.
Picture Profiles, Overheating and Exposure
In the last section of the guide, Caleb walks us through setting up Picture Profiles and the settings he uses. We will also learn about several tips to keep the notoriously hot a6300 from overheating and how to get correct exposure on the camera using zebras.
Ready to master video on the Sony a6300? Lets get started.