MacVoices #21119: Jeff Carlson on Using Your DSLR As Your Webcam (2)

published 1 month ago by Chuck Joiner

In Part 2 of our conversation with Jeff Carlson about using a DSLR as a webcam to improve your online meeting appearances, we finish up the hardware discussions and get into tips and techniques that will make you look better on Zoom, Teams, Skype, and too other services. Jeff also provides some options if the DSLR is out of your price or technical appetite, and reiterates the question of “how good do you need to look”? (Part 2) This edition of MacVoices is supported by CLEAR. Get to the front of the line Faster. Safer. Touchless. For 2 months of CLEAR free, visit and use the code "MACVOICES" Show Notes: Guests: Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, 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 Edition, iPad & 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.   Links: 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 CableDazzne 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   Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon           Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:           Twitter:     

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