Optical vs. Digital Zoom There are two types of zoom capability offered by digital cameras. The first is digital zoom and is something you need to be aware of so that you are never tempted to use it! Digital zoom is simply the internal software of your device taking the image after it has been captured on the sensor and expanding it. This invariably leads to a dramatic loss of … [Read more...] about Lenses, Low Light, Optical vs. Digital Zoom
Choosing a Video Camera
A series of articles designed to take you step by step through the process of choosing the right video camera, camcorder or recording device to suit your needs.
Camera Mounts Different makes and models of camera will offer different features for mounting things on to the camera or for mounting the camera on to things! Unless you are absolutely certain you will never use a tripod or any kind of stabilizing device when shooting it is vital that you make sure there is a standard tripod mount on the camera. These mounts are not just used … [Read more...] about Camera Mounts, Storage Capacity and Battery Life
At Last the Big One - Your Budget Finally we arrive at your last line of defence or at least the line you need to defend the most and that is, your bottom line. Before you even entertain the idea of beginning your search for the right camera you MUST get this point settled. Trying wade through all the technical information laced with smooth marketing is no mean feat these … [Read more...] about Setting a Video Camera or Camcorder Budget