Want to film your first independent movie? Canon’s XL1 DV camcorder can produce high-quality images, but only if you know how to use it. Here are some tips on using the Canon XL1.
If you suspect there’s a problem with the FireWire connector of your camcorder, you could try this easy fix before sending it out to a qualified service technician.
If you need to record video evidence for legal purposes, here are tips on how to hide a video camera and record the video footage you need without being found out.
If you have an old video camera, which you don’t put to much use, you could turn it into a surveillance camera. How do you use a video camera as a security camera to obtain superb-quality video footage? Follow these quick and easy tips.
How does a digital video camera work and why is it better than analog video cameras? The answers to these questions are discussed in this article. The advantages of digital video cameras are also discussed.
What is the difference between optical image stabilization and digital stabilization in a camcorder in terms of effectiveness? That and other concerns about image stabilization in camcorders are discussed in this article.
Learn about pre-flashing, which uses a controlled amount of light exposure on your raw film stock.
It’s not in every shooting situation that you get to use a tripod to get steady shots. If you have to do most of your video recording handheld, here are some secrets to get steady shots that will make your audience think you’ve used a tripod.
16mm cameras can be noisy and can interfere with the sound of your production. Learn some tips to reduce it and make your film production a successful balance between sound an picture.
Learn all about fast film stock, what it does, and how to use it effectively.