I am often asked by my clients, “What is the b est webcam I can get?” Due to COVID-19, we collectively, are spending enormous amounts of time sequestered and using our technology to a deeper degree. A client recently told me that as a docent at the Cleveland Museum of Art, they are getting Zoom trainings on how to use Google Docs and Google Slides. She remarked at the number of people uncomffortable with their technology.
I get asked a lot what is the best webcam, and I tell people that if you want to insure compatibility, you should get a Logitech webcam. After that, if you don’t have extreme needs, let price be your guide and pick the most inexpensive model. The Logitech C270 is very reasonably priced, sites comfortably on top of your monitor, has 720 DPI resolution, and is perfectly adequate for simple Zoom Meetings, Google Hangouts, Skype calls, or whatever service you use for communication.
The Logitech C525 is also a reasonably priced 720 dpi web camera that will deliver what the average user would do with a webcam.
Now, if you want to make a horror movie like Host, you are going to need a webcam with a lot more power. The Logitech Brio Ultra HD webcam would be my choice for making a movie while isolated. It captures video in 4K (which is the resolution most used for hi-definition streaming and DVDs