MacVoices #21118 – Jeff Carlson On Using Your DSLR As Your Webcam (1)

Jeff Carlson is back once again to talk about how to look your best on your online meetings. This time, Jeff focuses on using your DSLR as your web cam. You would think it is simple, but there are some tricks and maybe a little hardware that you need to make it work. In the first part of our conversation, Jeff talks about some of those, and the basic question about web meetings: how good do you need to look? (Part 1)


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Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, [email protected]) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (, and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third EditioniPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there’s never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.




Video call quality: webcam vs iPhone vs DSLR by Jeff Carlson on Reincubate

How to look your best on a video call by Jeff Carlson on Reincubate

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Mirrorless Camera with 12-32 & 45-150mm Lenses and Accessories Kit(Chuck’s camera)

Elgato Cam Link 4K

Rode Procaster Broadcast Dynamic Vocal Microphone

LEADNOVO Audio Video Capture Card, HDMI USB3.0 4K 1080P 60fps

BlueAVS Audio Video Capture Cards HDMI to USB 1080p USB2.0 Record via DSLR Camcorder Action Cam with USB Extension Cable

Dazzne D50 Desk Mount Video Light with C-Clamp, LED Studio Photography Light with Wireless Remote

10.2 inch Selfie Ring Light with Tripod Stand & 2 Phone Holders


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