HERE's THE GEAR WE LOVE

PANASONIC GEAR: SCOTT McKENNA'S GEAR KIT

  Panasonic GH5 -  Amazon     Pros:  4K 60fps 180fps Slow Mo in 1080 Unlimited Recording Time Incredible Image Stabilization Great Battery Life

Panasonic GH5 - Amazon

Pros:
4K 60fps
180fps Slow Mo in 1080
Unlimited Recording Time
Incredible Image Stabilization
Great Battery Life

  Panasonic 35-100 f2.8 - Amazon   70-200 Equivalent focal length. If you shoot weddings, a 70-200 lens is extremely useful. Great for tight shots during a ceremony, speeches, first dances or anywhere you want that beautiful 200mm lens bokeh. 

Panasonic 35-100 f2.8 - Amazon

70-200 Equivalent focal length. If you shoot weddings, a 70-200 lens is extremely useful. Great for tight shots during a ceremony, speeches, first dances or anywhere you want that beautiful 200mm lens bokeh. 

  Panasonic 12-35mm   f2.8    -  Amazon    24-70 Equivalent focal length. Great overall lens for just about anything. Native Micro 4/3 lens with the GH5 equals incredible image stabilization allows tripod like stability handheld. 

Panasonic 12-35mm f2.8  - Amazon

24-70 Equivalent focal length. Great overall lens for just about anything. Native Micro 4/3 lens with the GH5 equals incredible image stabilization allows tripod like stability handheld. 

  Panasonic GH5s -  Amazon     Pros:  Great low light 4K 60fps 240fps Slow Mo in 1080 Unlimited Recording Time Great Battery Life

Panasonic GH5s - Amazon

Pros:
Great low light
4K 60fps
240fps Slow Mo in 1080
Unlimited Recording Time
Great Battery Life

  Olympus 25 f1.2 -  Amazon    50mm Equivalent focal length. Great lens for bride prep, details or just some beautiful bokeh. f1.2 aperture is great for low light. 

Olympus 25 f1.2 - Amazon

50mm Equivalent focal length. Great lens for bride prep, details or just some beautiful bokeh. f1.2 aperture is great for low light. 

  Panasonic 45mm f1.8 -  Amazon    90mm Equivalent focal length. Insanely small lens (fit in your pocket small). Incredible image quality from such a compact lens. f1.8 is great in low light, and bokeh is so nice. 

Panasonic 45mm f1.8 - Amazon

90mm Equivalent focal length. Insanely small lens (fit in your pocket small). Incredible image quality from such a compact lens. f1.8 is great in low light, and bokeh is so nice. 

  Panasonic 7-14 f4 -  Amazon    14-28mm Equivalent focal length. Super wide angle great for anything you need a super wide angle for. 

Panasonic 7-14 f4 - Amazon

14-28mm Equivalent focal length. Super wide angle great for anything you need a super wide angle for. 


IMPORTANT STUFF:

  Sandisk 128gb SD Card -  Amazon    128gb SD Card. Will give you 2hr 52min of 4K on the GH5. I keep two of these in each camera. 

Sandisk 128gb SD Card - Amazon

128gb SD Card. Will give you 2hr 52min of 4K on the GH5. I keep two of these in each camera. 

  Sandisk 128gb Micro SD Card -  Amazon     128gb microSD card. Use with Drones and Tascam DR10Ls

Sandisk 128gb Micro SD Card - Amazon

128gb microSD card. Use with Drones and Tascam DR10Ls

 
 

DRONES:

  DJI Inspire 2 w/ X5s Camera -  Amazon    Scott's main drone when capturing aerial cinematography for Weddings and Commercial. The quality is exceptional, the micro 4/3 mount matches the look on the ground. Incredible drone, but a hefty price tag. Worth it in my opinion. 

DJI Inspire 2 w/ X5s Camera - Amazon

Scott's main drone when capturing aerial cinematography for Weddings and Commercial. The quality is exceptional, the micro 4/3 mount matches the look on the ground. Incredible drone, but a hefty price tag. Worth it in my opinion. 

 DJI Mavic Air -  Amazon   Portable 4K Drone that I use whenever I don't want to bring the Inspire 2 with me. Awesome image quality and can be tossed in your book bag for portability. 

DJI Mavic Air - Amazon

Portable 4K Drone that I use whenever I don't want to bring the Inspire 2 with me. Awesome image quality and can be tossed in your book bag for portability. 

 

AUDIO GEAR:

  Rode Videomic Pro + -  Amazon    Great on camera microphone. Powers on and off with the camera so never forget to turn it back on. Internal battery is rechargeable and lasts forever. 

Rode Videomic Pro + - Amazon

Great on camera microphone. Powers on and off with the camera so never forget to turn it back on. Internal battery is rechargeable and lasts forever. 

 Rode Video Micro -  Amazon    If you can't afford the Video Mic Pro, grab this little microphone. Super compact and still works nicely. 

Rode Video Micro - Amazon 

If you can't afford the Video Mic Pro, grab this little microphone. Super compact and still works nicely. 

  Zoom H6 Portable Recorder -  Amazon    Portable recorder used to record from DJ or churches during reception and ceremonies. Great battery life and up to 6 XLR or 1/4 Inputs available. 

Zoom H6 Portable Recorder - Amazon

Portable recorder used to record from DJ or churches during reception and ceremonies. Great battery life and up to 6 XLR or 1/4 Inputs available. 

  Tascam DR10L Lav -  Amazon     Great hard wired setup for lav mic scenarios. Throw this on the groom or officiant and get great audio without the hassle or cost of wireless. 

Tascam DR10L Lav - Amazon

Great hard wired setup for lav mic scenarios. Throw this on the groom or officiant and get great audio without the hassle or cost of wireless. 

  Mogami XLR Cable -  Amazon     Quality audio cables make a huge difference, I promise. XLR cable is commonly used as an output from a mixing board, powered speaker, and standard microphone. 

Mogami XLR Cable - Amazon 

Quality audio cables make a huge difference, I promise. XLR cable is commonly used as an output from a mixing board, powered speaker, and standard microphone. 

  Mogami TRS 1/4" Cable -  Amazon    Not all 1/4" cables are the same. TRS cable will have 2 strips on the top of the cable indicating it's a balanced cable. You want to use a balanced cable out of a mixing console or DJ mixer

Mogami TRS 1/4" Cable - Amazon

Not all 1/4" cables are the same. TRS cable will have 2 strips on the top of the cable indicating it's a balanced cable. You want to use a balanced cable out of a mixing console or DJ mixer

  Sennheiser G3 Wireless Lav -  Amazon    Great wireless lav setup if you're looking for a wireless unit rather than wired. 

Sennheiser G3 Wireless Lav - Amazon

Great wireless lav setup if you're looking for a wireless unit rather than wired. 

 

SUPPORT/STABILIZATION:

  Manfrotto Monopod -  Amazon    My favorite monopod. Small, compact and has a nice video head. 

Manfrotto Monopod - Amazon

My favorite monopod. Small, compact and has a nice video head. 

  Benro Tripod -  Amazon    My tripods of choice. They are big and bulky but super smooth and rock solid. They'll last forever. 

Benro Tripod - Amazon

My tripods of choice. They are big and bulky but super smooth and rock solid. They'll last forever. 

  Zhiyun Crane 2 Handheld Gimbal -  Amazon    Great handheld gimbal. Holds a lot of weight and has solid stabilization. Easy to use and setup. 

Zhiyun Crane 2 Handheld Gimbal - Amazon

Great handheld gimbal. Holds a lot of weight and has solid stabilization. Easy to use and setup. 

   Glidecam HD4000 - Amazon    Not everyone likes gimbals. If you don't, a glidecam is a great way to go. No batteries, no motors, just works every time. 

Glidecam HD4000 - Amazon

Not everyone likes gimbals. If you don't, a glidecam is a great way to go. No batteries, no motors, just works every time. 


LIGHTING

  Came-TV Boltzen 55W -  Amazon    Great lights for speeches, first dances and just about anything else on a wedding day. These lights work great and are nice and portable. 

Came-TV Boltzen 55W - Amazon

Great lights for speeches, first dances and just about anything else on a wedding day. These lights work great and are nice and portable. 

  Manfrotto Light Stand (12FT) -  Amazon    Nice tall light stands great for lights. 

Manfrotto Light Stand (12FT) - Amazon

Nice tall light stands great for lights. 


TRANSPORT:

  Tenba Tripod/Stand Case -  Amazon    Nice solid case for transporting Tripods/Monopods/Light stands or anything else that's long and bulky. Great case for travel. 

Tenba Tripod/Stand Case - Amazon

Nice solid case for transporting Tripods/Monopods/Light stands or anything else that's long and bulky. Great case for travel. 

  Pelican 1560 Case -  Amazon    The case I use for transporting my gear. Retractable handle with wheels for easy transport

Pelican 1560 Case - Amazon

The case I use for transporting my gear. Retractable handle with wheels for easy transport

 Lowpro Shoulder Bag -  Amazon   Convenient shoulder bag to throw things in on a wedding day. Small and not bulky. Can fit a couple of bodies or lenses in the case. 

Lowpro Shoulder Bag - Amazon

Convenient shoulder bag to throw things in on a wedding day. Small and not bulky. Can fit a couple of bodies or lenses in the case. 


MISC. (BUT IMPORTANT) GEAR:

 Midland GXT100 Walkie Talkie -  Amazon

Midland GXT100 Walkie Talkie - Amazon

 
  GH5 Batteries w/ Dual Charger -  Amazon    2 Extra batteries and the ability to charge anywhere via USB. use this with the USB Power bank for convenient and fast charging. 

GH5 Batteries w/ Dual Charger - Amazon

2 Extra batteries and the ability to charge anywhere via USB. use this with the USB Power bank for convenient and fast charging. 

  20,000 MAH USB Power Bank -  Amazon    A must have accessory in your camera bag. Charge batteries, phones, cameras, walkie talkies, and just about anything else. Huge capacity will charge your devices over and over. I prefer this model due to it's large capacity, rugged build and 4 digital readout. 

20,000 MAH USB Power Bank - Amazon

A must have accessory in your camera bag. Charge batteries, phones, cameras, walkie talkies, and just about anything else. Huge capacity will charge your devices over and over. I prefer this model due to it's large capacity, rugged build and 4 digital readout. 

  Manfrotto Quick Release Plate -  Amazon    Quick release plate that I have on every one of my cameras and accessories. Easy to swap cameras from monopod to tripod to gimbal and back. Must have. 

Manfrotto Quick Release Plate - Amazon

Quick release plate that I have on every one of my cameras and accessories. Easy to swap cameras from monopod to tripod to gimbal and back. Must have. 

  AA Rechargable Batteries -  Amazon    Great rechargeable batteries for anything that uses AA. Zoom H6, Wireless Lav, etc. 

AA Rechargable Batteries - Amazon

Great rechargeable batteries for anything that uses AA. Zoom H6, Wireless Lav, etc. 

  AAA Batteries (Rechargeable) -  Amazon    Rechargeable AAA batteries for DR10L

AAA Batteries (Rechargeable) - Amazon

Rechargeable AAA batteries for DR10L