CHAPTER NINE

DSLR Cameras

DSLR CAMERAS

DSLRs have become the camera of choice of thousands of videographers and independent filmmakers worldwide. The Internet is loaded with DSLR footage. The pictures these cameras capture are pretty amazing—the audio, not so much. And this is the dilemma.

The DSLR revolution has given unparalleled opportunities for anyone to jump into the video production business. For a relatively small investment, you can set yourself up with a camera package and create visual content that runs with the big boys. There’s no doubt that these cameras have changed the game.

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Canon 5D DSLR camera

However, there’s a trapdoor in ...

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