Hollyland VenusLiv is the streaming camera designed for YouTube & TikTok

Hollyland VenusLiv
The 5-inch touchscreen is designed to be used horizontally or vertically - to suit the aspect ratio of the channel you are streaming to. It can swing through 180° and rotate through 310° (Image credit: Hollyland)

If you hear the name Hollyland, you might presume that I'm going to tell you about a new entry to our best microphones guide. Instead, however, Hollyland has entered the live streaming camera market with its new camera, the VenusLiv.

This has been designed specifically for live production such as shopping, online courses, podcasting, and other small indoor live streaming activities.

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.


He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 


He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.