Best Video Settings for the Sony A6500

Best Video Settings for the Sony A6500

The best settings for shooting videos for youtube and vlogs with the Sony A6500. And a few advanced tips.

Errata: Touch focus does work with an external recorder/monitor, but not in 4K. In HD set the HDMI Info display to off to use touch.

More reviews, how-to and behind the scenes notes at

For up-to-date U$ pricing of the Sony A6500 at B&H:
For the Sony 28-135 cine lens at B&H:
For the Atomos Shogun Flame:
RodeLink wireless kit:
The on camera LED:

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