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Camcorders & HD Video

The world is in motion. Capture it!

By Adorama Learning Center Editors - January 4, 2011


Video has evolved from large video cameras tethered to huge cassette or reel-to-reel tape recorders that produced low-resolution black-and-white to pocket-sized digital wonders that can record high-definition images that look true to life on wide-screen plasma or LCD TV screens that are several feet in diameter.

And now, there's a new kid on the block: the HDSLR and HD Video capable compact digital still camera. Video used to be an afterthought in still cameras, but now, thanks to major advances in sensor technology, nearly every still camera being introduced can capture some form of high-definition video.

Learn the nuances and major differences among the various HD Video formats in Mike McNamara's Video DSLR Basics for Photographers, then check our guides for top cameras and accessories

Read on and enjoy!

 

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Essential HD Video Accessories for DSLRs

Over thirty accessories that will help you shoot better HD Movies! UDPATED FOR 2014

ArticleDigital SLRs Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, July 24, 2014

HD video: To get the most out of this must-have DSLR feature, you’ll need a few well-chosen accessories. Here's our buying guide.

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TAGS: accessories,  DSLR,  video,  hdslr 

What To Look For In A HD Digital Camcorder

BUYING GUIDE

ArticleCamcorders & HD Video Gear Guides & Reviews - by Josh Lehrer, July 24, 2014

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Buying a camcorder does not have to be a complicated process. With some key information, you can get exactly the right one for your needs.

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TAGS: video,  camcorder 

Digital SLR Video Tip: Using A Field Monitor

Clearly see what you are shooting with a field monitor.

ArticleAdoramaTV - Video Techniques and How-Tos - by Richard Harrington, February 13, 2014

AdoramaTV presents DSLR Video Skills with Rich Harrington. In this episode, Rich explores the benefits of using a field monitor to clearly see what your camera is shooting.

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TAGS: DSLR,  video,  digital SLR,  D-SLR,  video camera,  Video How-To,  field monitor 

Digital SLR Video Tip: Variable ND Filter

Dial in the perfect exposure on your Digital SLR with a variable ND filter.

ArticleAdoramaTV - Video Techniques and How-Tos - by Richard Harrington, February 12, 2014

AdoramaTV presents DSLR Video Skills with Rich Harrington. In this episode, Rich shows how you can dial in the perfect exposure using a variable ND filter.

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TAGS: DSLR,  filter,  video,  digital SLR,  D-SLR,  video camera,  Video How-To,  Variable ND Filter 

Digital SLR Video Tip: Follow Focus

Achieve repeatable, sharp focus in your DSLR video shots.

ArticleAdoramaTV - Video Techniques and How-Tos - by Richard Harrington, February 11, 2014

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AdoramaTV presents DSLR Video Skills with Rich Harrington. In this episode, Rich shows you how a follow focus can aid in achieving repeatable, sharp focus in your video shots.

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TAGS: digital,  DSLR,  digital SLR,  D-SLR,  focusing,  Flashpoint,  Focus on HD Video,  follow focus,  Digital Cinema 

Sony FDR AX-1 4K Pro Camcorder: First Look

Adorama TV presents the Sony FDR AX-1 4K Pro Camcorder.

ArticleAdoramaTV - Product Reviews Gear Guides & Reviews - by Diane Wallace, November 13, 2013

Not sure what 4K is? Want to get a camcorder that's professional grade but not too complicated? Check out the new Sony FDR AX-1. 

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TAGS: digital camera,  Product Review,  camcorder,  Product Spotlight,  Digital Cinema,  Sony FDR AX-1 

Looxcie HD: Product Spotlight

Hands-Free POV Video Master

ArticleCamcorders & HD Video Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, October 29, 2013

The Looxcie HD, introduced a few months ago, is rapidly becoming the go-to camcorder for point-of-view sports and action videos. Here's why—and some mighty cool videos showing it in use.

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TAGS: hd video,  camcorder,  Looxcie,  hands-free 

Looxcie 2 and Looxcie HD Product Overviews

Point of View Video Capture Devices

ArticleAdoramaTV - Product Reviews Gear Guides & Reviews - by Diane Wallace, August 30, 2013

The Looxcie LX2 and Looxcie HD offer a unique approach to recording hands-free video. Check it out!

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TAGS: accessories,  video,  action,  hd video,  camcorder,  video camera,  Videography,  Looxcie,  hands-free 

Sony NEX-VG900 Camcorder: Product Overview

Pro Video Product Overview—AdoramaTV

ArticleAdoramaTV - Product Reviews Gear Guides & Reviews - by Richard Harrington, June 13, 2013

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Meet the Sony NEX-VG900, a lightweight camera capable of pro-quality video, in this comprehensive product overview.

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TAGS: professional,  sony,  camcorder,  Sony NEX 

Everything Your Organization Needs To Produce Live Streaming Video Affordably

Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace—AdoramaTV

ArticleAdoramaTV - Exploring Photography Techniques and How-Tos - by Mark Wallace, May 20, 2013

Learn how your organization can affordably produce a live video streaming event! Mark Wallace shows you his setup, which is relatively affordable for schools, religious organizations, and companies.

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TAGS: canon,  Apple,  camcorder,  Pro Video,  Live Video streaming 

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