When choosing a camera for video, I always go for the best one at the time. The more expensive one will perform better than the cheaper one for a longer period of time. However, that’s not always the case and sometimes you can get a camera with lower price tags that is better in terms of video performance and also longer battery life.
How does my camera feel in use?
In the beginning, your camera may work really great and all you need is a good battery to capture beautiful videos. However, after some time, the battery of your camera may start to degrade to the point that video quality will deteriorate. Also, the memory in your camera may become a lot more expensive. Since I shoot on various types of camera (from a $10 DSLR to a $150 video camera) I use various batteries on mine.
What are my limitations and how can I improve them?
One of the most important aspects to take into consideration while selecting a camera is to make sure that your device runs in the fastest version of software to be able to capture a good video. Also, make sure that the camera comes with the latest version of flash software to eliminate motion blur in footage. I shoot videos using a variety of camera types with different types of flash, motion blur, and low light performance.
Do you have any other tips and tricks?
I would like to mention that I also shoot with a video camera. I have a Nikon D2X, a Sony Cyber-shot GX70, and a Zeiss T* FE 17mm f/2.8 for example. These all hold quality and they do it in a reasonable budget. Another example is a Nikon D1XX camera (which is an ideal camera for me since it does not have a mirror). Of course, the only limitation to your camera if you want to record video on it is you. Of course, there is plenty of options to choose from now. My advice is that you spend a little bit of your hard-earned money on a decent camera and use it properly. Just remember that your camera will always hold it own so make sure your use a good one!
I hope that the above information can help you achieve what you desire in the field. It will definitely help you become more comfortable in your cameras and it’ll also hopefully help to overcome the limitation that may come with them.
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