If you're trying to understand the whole deal about TRS vs TRRS and which cable you should use when creating videos on your phone or your camera, here's a simple video.
Some levels of brand loyalty....can be pointless.
Anytime my mentors said to make a move that poked at my brand loyalty type feeling to something....that brand loyalty went to the trash with the quickness! Some moves are just going to be uncomfortable.
When should you use a shotgun mic vs a lapel mic or a podcast-style microphone when recording videos at home?
If you are dealing with background noise, untreated office space, or the location changes from one space to the next, the kind of microphone you use DOES matter!
Oh, the things you WISH you had known!
There are so many components and moving parts when learning a new skill and there is ONE THING buying my first camera taught me that I wish I knew going into all this!
What should you use when trying to document your journey (aka vlogging)?
You can go super small with a GoPro or Osmo Pocket or go with a full-scale setup like the Sony a6600. Either way, you need some accessories.
While not an exhausted list of memory cards, microphones, and lenses, this will help give you an idea of what type of gear to consider!