Livestreaming with a viewfinder?


Novice Member
Hi everyone, I'm looking for a way to livestream a video to Facebook while also being able to see what I'm filming on the camera viewfinder, whether it be via a smartphone, camcorder, GoPro, or anything else. So far I haven't been able to find a reliable way to do it, is there a simple solution or recommended piece of hardware or software that would allow it?
I would be extremely grateful for any help or suggestions.

Thanks in advance.



Prominent Member
If you are tech savvy, this may work.
Look up Panasonic HC-VX1 User Manual and check out the Wi-Fi section for "Live Cast". This may provide the action you want.


Standard Member
It's very easy to stream to Facebook from a smartphone - there are hundreds of guides out there that'll explain how to so this. A gopro doesn't have a viewfinder, so that means you'd need a feed from the camera into a laptop or something.

It'd be much easier to use a real camera though in my opinion. There's lots of cameras around that'll allow you to stream a 'clean' feed that duplicates from your viewfinder, the A6100 springs to mind as an option. But be careful, as some will include focus points and other stuff on the image.

Best to give an idea of what exactly you're trying to achieve?

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