Choosing the Right Video Camera

Choosing the right video camera or camcorder. If you have already taken a look around the DIY Video Editor you may have noticed that there is one category that appears to be missing. That category would be some kind of review section on “camcorders” or in this day and age, “video recording devices.” There are a number of reasons why I have left that one off the . . . → Continue reading: Choosing the Right Video Camera

Video Camera and Camcorder Marketing Tricks

Video camera and camcorder marketing tricks. Video Camera Marketing Armor Before you even embark on the journey of selecting a camera suitable to your needs you need to arm yourself in preparation for the battle that is about to occur. This is no ordinary battle because it is one you and your friends lose on an everyday basis in a million little ways. Probably the reason you . . . → Continue reading: Video Camera and Camcorder Marketing Tricks

Getting the Right Video Camera Information

Getting the right infomation when choosing a video camera or camcorder. Beware the Internet! So if the key to avoiding the marketing hype is to keep away from all the marketing, “Who do you ask?” Of course there are a whole range of places online that you can use to gather and compare information about a product or group of products. In fact the internet is by . . . → Continue reading: Getting the Right Video Camera Information

Decide on the Purpose of Your Video Camera First

Deciding your video cameras purpose first. It’s Not How You Start It’s How You Finish! So far we have covered the perils of searching out information online in order to make a reasoned choice of camera. Bear in mind that just because you have your marketing and sales amour on it is probably best that you refrain from stepping into the ring just yet! Yes you have . . . → Continue reading: Decide on the Purpose of Your Video Camera First

Understanding Video Camera Sensors and Controls

Information on CCDs and video camera performance. Sensors The sensor in the camera converts the light that comes in through the lens opening into a tiny electrical charge much in the same way as in a solar panel. It then processes that tiny charge into an electronic signal that is accepted and digitally converted by the internal software of the camera (the Firmware) into a final image. . . . → Continue reading: Understanding Video Camera Sensors and Controls

Lenses, Low Light, Optical vs. Digital Zoom

Lenses, low light capabilities and zoom factors in video cameras. 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 . . . → Continue reading: Lenses, Low Light, Optical vs. Digital Zoom

Camera Mounts, Storage Capacity and Battery Life

Camera mounts and accessories 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 . . . → Continue reading: Camera Mounts, Storage Capacity and Battery Life

Setting a Video Camera or Camcorder Budget

Setting a firm budget choosing a video camera. 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 . . . → Continue reading: Setting a Video Camera or Camcorder Budget