How to use a GoPro as a webcam
While you're less likely to engage in any sporting action while working behind a desk, GoPro released beta software that lets you use the Hero8 Black as a webcam. Although the Hero8 is one of the most advanced cameras we've used, most of the Hero8's functions are disabled in webcam mode.
How to use a Canon camera as a webcam
When you're not using your Canon camera to shoot photos, use it for a web conference call. The EOS Webcam Utility from Canon (Windows and Mac) turns a variety of Canon DSLR, mirrorless, and point-and-shoot cameras into webcams: simply install the software and connect the camera to a computer via USB.
How to use a Wyze home security camera as a webcam
Wyze makes reliable home security cameras that are very affordable. If you are on a tight budget, grab yourself the Wyze Cam V2 and use it as a webcam instead of a home security camera.
How to use a Mevo camera as a webcam
Mevo specializes in making cameras for live-streaming services including Facebook Live, YouTube, and Twitch. Its latest product is the Mevo Start, which can also be used as a webcam - no additional software necessary.
How to use a Nikon camera as a webcam
Nikon's Webcam Utility is similar to Canon's EOS Webcam Utility. It allows you connect a Nikon camera to a computer using a USB cable, and then selecting it as a webcam option in the conferencing software.
How to use a Fujifilm camera as a webcam
If you own one of these Fujifilm cameras, you can use it as a webcam by installing Fujifilm X Webcam software. Again, it's similar to Nikon's Webcam Utility and Canon's EOS Webcam Utility, except it's designed for the Fujifilm GFX100, GFX 50S, GFX 50R, X-H1, X-Pro2, X-Pro3, X-T2, X-T3 (shown above), and X-T4 cameras.
How to use an Elgato accessory with any camera
The Cam Link 4K from Elgato is a video-capture dongle that lets you take the feed from any camera, camcorder, or video source and send it through a computer. It's what many people on YouTube and Twitch use to live-stream video because it captures the highest-quality video possible, but you can also use it for videoconferencing.