There are so many different models of digital video cameras on the market that it can be difficult to choose the one that is best for you. There are a number of things to consider that will help you choose the perfect one that best suits your needs.
Of course, first you have to consider your budget and they can vary widely in price. Basic cameras can be found for very reasonable and affordable prices, but if you need a high-end model, these of course are going to be more expensive. You will need to give some thought as to what you plan to use the camera for, and how much you can realistically spend on a digital video camera. Once you have these two parameters figured out, it is time to start doing some research.
Although many of us are used to referring to megapixels when we purchase a digital camera, with digital video cameras you will be comparing charged coupled devices, often referred to as CCDs. The higher the CCD, the sharper the image will be. A digital video camera with only one chip is generally adequate for the home user, especially if you want to use it for home movies and other types of tasks. However, if you want the digital video camera for professional use, or are a budding independent filmmaker, you would be better off with a more complex three-chip camera. A three-chip camera will provide a much more realistic and sharp picture, which is more appropriate for anything other than personal use. Once you have done your research on CCDs, it is time to start getting down to the fun stuff– shopping!
Gather as much information as you can before starting your online shopping expedition so that you can make sure you’re comparing apples to apples and getting the most bang for your buck!
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Question by Grace G: San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking
I’m 13 and I want to start taking acting lessons at sf school of didgital filmmaking and I dont have any experience so I would taking the acting essentials class ( if you look on the websit it will tell you all about it) I was just windering if any one els has takin it and what did you think? Also can a 13 yr old even take it?
Answer by lolaeatspeaches
Yes a 13 year old can take acting lessons there. They have a special class for teenagers.
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