11. Shooting Video

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Photo: Jeff Carlson

Because Everything in Front of the Lens is Moving

It’s now rare to find a digital point-and-shoot camera that does not record video, and in the case of the G12, the high-definition (HD) video is quite impressive. I wouldn’t go so far as to say you could completely replace a digital camcorder with it, but the G12 is currently my favorite video recording device for grabbing clips on the go or capturing short projects (and that includes a video-capable DSLR I own that I bought for twice the amount of the G12). Capturing video entails most of the same techniques covered in this book, but as you’ll discover, ...

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