-17” LG gram :
– 17” LG gram on Amazon:
– LG gram Instagram:
This is a video I’ve been asked to do many times over the past few years.
I give a complete rundown of all of my video editing and recording equipment that I have used over the years to run my outdoor youtube channel.
I show my Canon ans Nikon dslr cameras, my new nikon mirrorless, my rode microphones, my gopro and accessories, lights, lenses, kit bags, tripods, and much more.
I also show a new lg gram laptop that I sometimes use to edit photos while out in the woods, or while fishing.



  1. M L. on January 5, 2020 at 10:16 am

    nikon not winning any focusing awards here.

  2. John Walker on January 5, 2020 at 10:18 am

    That’s crazy, didn’t even see this in my feed, but just searched this specific video up and you’ve only made it recently! Cheers Joe =)

  3. TheSereiaM on January 5, 2020 at 10:20 am

    So much work behind the scene

  4. Tree man on January 5, 2020 at 10:21 am

    Howdy Joe I wish I could do that again so badly being paralyzed from my wreck stinks you don’t realize what all you miss out on I was in the woods a lot most of my life now I can stare at it out my frontroom windows

  5. John Thomas on January 5, 2020 at 10:22 am

    You remind me of Daddy Dave from Street Outlaws

  6. Codie McColl on January 5, 2020 at 10:23 am

    Hey Joe, have you upgraded the home at all? Would be cool to get a recent house tour and see what the property looks like in the summer.

  7. Chad Harrod on January 5, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Screw that hi gloss screen dude .. MATTE FINISH FTW

  8. Florian Maschke on January 5, 2020 at 10:24 am

    This is so familiar… I just started my own channel and have no clue what to use. I used my smartphone and a tablet as a camera and the quality was…. well shit.

    Today i bought a used Canon EOS with two lenses, a tripod, a light and some other stuff. Also I have to learn how to use a video editing program. Luckily I have a very powerful laptop and desktop computer… so there is very little concern with power or workload..

    I watched your first videos over and over again and compared them with the newer ones. You really evolved from the stone age to modern world in no time.

    I can only hope archive as well as you. It’s a marathon, not just a sprint…

    You and your videos inspire me. For so many years now I’ve been sick and unable to do stuff outside. Slowly I return to my old self and start doing what I used to do in my youth. Too bad we live that far apart. Would have been nice to build a shelter or cook some stuff together.

    Keep shooting good vids. Love your new dog but I miss Scout. He was an amazing dog. Best of health to you and your family.


  9. Rainer Sherwood on January 5, 2020 at 10:24 am

    If you’re struggling with audio, learning some things about compression and basic audio mastering will go a long ways. You’ve probably already looked into this, but just in case.

  10. Raspberry Rock - Off Grid Cabin on January 5, 2020 at 10:26 am

    Any updates to your equipment?

  11. Austin Paquet on January 5, 2020 at 10:26 am

    I’ve been watching a lot of your videos big fan! From Ontario if you’d ever consider making a video where you take someone out and show them first hand some bushcrafting techniques I’d love to be a part🤘🏻

  12. Maddog 204 on January 5, 2020 at 10:28 am

    What editing software do you use? You also mentioned that other people use a different one.

  13. True Indra on January 5, 2020 at 10:30 am

    dude smash the z6 i have headece form youre focus

  14. Johnny V on January 5, 2020 at 10:30 am

    Love this video!! Just got my first canon and I’m thinking about upgrading it like yours 👍🏼🤜🏼🤛🏼

  15. Frags 4u on January 5, 2020 at 10:33 am

    Joe, I am a shitty small streamer, but would love to stream and discuss ur videos some time if you would allow me to do so.

  16. jsong21 on January 5, 2020 at 10:34 am

    Trade all that crap in and get a Nikon FF w/ Nano 2470. And pick up a small Sony P&S

  17. bigfatno on January 5, 2020 at 10:35 am

    Great video for those people looking to get into what you do. You’re showing there’s so much more to know and being proficient about besides outdoor skills. Very informative.

    Thanks for sharing.

  18. LucidRecords on January 5, 2020 at 10:35 am

    I know I’m late to the video, but the sd card for the z6 is call a compact flash card (cf SD).

  19. V0460 on January 5, 2020 at 10:35 am

    You say you filmed by yourself but I seen on the Internet that you have a film crew is it true and if so is that deceiving your subscribers just my opinion this video that you are doing seems like a lot of old rubbish The screen at the side of you his bobbing up and down too much talking and not much Else I find you always doing a lot of plugging products and saying what about Bought is trash

  20. Karl Hein on January 5, 2020 at 10:36 am

    Also, this is the card reader for those XQD memory cards:

  21. VF REAL MUSIC on January 5, 2020 at 10:36 am

    best youtuber!

  22. ad mobile4 on January 5, 2020 at 10:36 am

    The LG bouncing reflection is distracting.

  23. Paul N on January 5, 2020 at 10:37 am

    Your Nikon z has no face detection does cause if it does it’s no working

  24. Matt Crain on January 5, 2020 at 10:45 am

    Hey Joe, great setup! Just wanted to mention a few things about your audio problems. I to have been distracted by the variance in your audio, from really quiet to extremely loud. One thing that is very important is how far you are from your mic. Even the best shotgun microphones are limited by how far out they pick up audio, even cardioid and super cardioid pick up patterns. I use a Rode Video Micro personally and I’ve found that anything beyond 6ft, give or take, starts sounding really poor. Shotgun mics sound amazing if you can keep it a foot or so from your mouth, hence boom arms and operators that that’s all they do is move the mic with talent. I know that’s not possible when you’re out camping/canoeing alone. That’s the main benefit of lavs, you can keep a constant distance between your mouth and the mic, but they do have their troubles. We use lavs in all our studio shoots and talent is constantly hitting them or wearing loud jewelry. Some companies, like Rode, make special holders that insulate the mic and allow you to wear it under clothes without all the scratching noises.

    I’m not sure what software you have access to, you mentioned Lightroom, but if you have access to premiere pro or audition they have a ton of tools to clean up audio. One suggestion is normalize audio between all your clips, meaning get them as close to the same level as you can. Also try to use audio from one source in a single scene. You’ve had videos in the past where when you switch from DSLR to GoPro you switch audio as well when it wasnt necessary, chopping wood for example.

    Sorry, didn’t mean to get long winded and I’m not criticizing at all, just sharing some suggestions and knowledge. Love your videos and I’ve learned so much from you over the years. Keep up the good work!

  25. prasinaloga on January 5, 2020 at 10:46 am

    Joe probably been answered before but this camera uses an XQD memory card. Only thing you got to do is find a XQD card reader or a multi-card reader, they are lightweight and there are USB 3 versions for higher speed data transfers and the plus side is that you don’t waste precious camera battery when importing photos and videos.

  26. Treffnix on January 5, 2020 at 10:46 am

    Hi Joe! Have you ever thought about a drone? Or is that too chunky?
    Greets from Bavaria! …and thank you for your great work to entertain us:) I have learned a lot from you!

  27. Josh D on January 5, 2020 at 10:46 am

    I use Cyberlink Powerdirector as well! It’s actually decent software. It’s just a shame how much they’re trying to push people to move to a subscription model (like adobe). At least in their case you can ignore it and continue to use their product. Your videos look great, so I wouldn’t worry at all. Thanks Joe!

  28. Martin Lopez on January 5, 2020 at 10:48 am

    I will start my channel with Manual screen printing instructions and my team will be a Canon EOS Rebel T3i, Acer Aspire Notebook, Tripod of about 20 dollars, and as a Cyberlink editor too! Greetings Joe from Argentina

  29. Kayak1088 on January 5, 2020 at 10:49 am

    Looks like a alot of weight to take camping. There has to be smaller lighter cameras to film with when hiking…

  30. Karl Hein on January 5, 2020 at 10:49 am

    Not sure if you’ve totally dismissed the lav mic, but clipping it to the brim of a hat picks up great audio and also keeps it out of the way of any rustling. And great Hank Hill reference!

  31. Just so Cool on January 5, 2020 at 10:49 am

    Fleeting scene of Sasquatch reflected in the shaky LG Gram was a nice touch.

  32. LordDarkwater on January 5, 2020 at 10:50 am

    I’d be too much of a coward to take anything out into the woods or lakes, especially in winter, that is not a gopro-like camera packed in a waterproof box. So I’d travel with a shitload of gopros and some external mics that I can attach basically everywhere in the camp and clothing.
    I also got a question: On a standard overnight trip: How many hours and gigabytes of raw video material do you have, what hardware do you use to edit and cut the video and how long does it take to render?

  33. California Mother Lode Prospectors on January 5, 2020 at 10:51 am

    I have most of the same but can’t do the dslr in the filed, I’d ruin it and and too heavy. Gopro all the way with mic and external sound sometimes. Big sacrifice but looking for gold is hard enough without trying to film yourself while doing it, much respect Joe I know its a ton of work I couldn’t imagine..

  34. Backcountry Angling Ontario on January 5, 2020 at 10:52 am

    Great stuff man. Come to virtually all of the same conclusions over the past couple of years.

  35. ulas o on January 5, 2020 at 10:53 am

    Think of all the weight you’d save on if you went fully mirrorless.

  36. jim7115 on January 5, 2020 at 10:53 am

    outdoors videos, maybe?

  37. FrankenBMW on January 5, 2020 at 10:56 am

    I’m confused as to why he got that new Nikon. No flip out screen, crappy memory card, no card adapter, lens are different and require adapters. Sounds like you shouldn’t have bought it lol.

  38. Jonny B Kuehl on January 5, 2020 at 10:56 am

    Very informitive Joe. Thank you very much. Are you still using the GoPro 4, or have you upgraded?
    My wife and I are heading to Alogonquin in Sept. and we want to record our trip with out breaking the bank. Any recommendations on what to start with? @kuehlkuest

  39. CatLover on January 5, 2020 at 10:57 am

    If I were in your situation Joe, and I’ve done a lot of photography during my younger and healthier years, I’d consolidate by putting a lot of that gear on eBay and retaining the kit you’ll use on a day-to-day basis and bearing in mind the weight.

  40. Colorado Bushcraft on January 5, 2020 at 10:59 am

    Hi Joe, it’s kinda funny how sharing laid-back camping/bushcraft adventures requires such high-tech gear and video editing know-how. I shouldn’t really say ‘requires’, as plenty of people do it with a lot less (as you used to). But, your skills and gear have evolved immensely since your early days, and for the betterment of us all. Thanks for sharing what is ‘behind the curtain’.

  41. Randy C on January 5, 2020 at 11:00 am

    Sorry, Joe. Screen bouncing. Ugh

  42. Richans on January 5, 2020 at 11:03 am

    Hey Joe, even your theoretical videos are great, thanks mate!
    When your filming with the gopro, do you use (only) its internal micro?
    Rock on dude, Rich

  43. Maribeth Spence on January 5, 2020 at 11:06 am

    now I’m going to have to go back and watch some of your first videos. I love see how much people have come along with there craft

  44. neohubris on January 5, 2020 at 11:07 am

    that crappy LG Gram messed up this video with the reflection

  45. Pike Outside on January 5, 2020 at 11:08 am

    Thanks Joe! That was super helpful. Added a few things to my Amazon wishlist. Cheers!

  46. Romano Seven on January 5, 2020 at 11:11 am

    Joe try a Hot glue gun to fix the mike .. its much stronger than a super glue. / RC Pilot tip

  47. Walking in Readiness on January 5, 2020 at 11:12 am

    Do you carry an extra bag to put your camera equipment in or do you put it in your pack with everything else?

  48. shakao on January 5, 2020 at 11:12 am

    I’m curious Joe. It might have been asked before but do you carry a gun on your trips, especially the solo ones?

  49. Mike Willey on January 5, 2020 at 11:12 am

    Thanks for sharing Joe. I’m a new sub, love the content. Try the Rode Wireless Go. It fixes a lot of the issues you were talking about and has great sound. Thanks for the clamp stand for the go pro. Simple and very useful.

  50. Mark Glover on January 5, 2020 at 11:14 am

    What video editing software do you like ? I love Davici Resolve.

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