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The Camera
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Video cameras come in all shapes, sizes, and prices. It can be a bit of a challenge to choose the right camera for what you want to do.
Camera Types, Functions, and Accessories
We all know what a camera is for, but there are many functions and features that professional filmmakers need to be aware of.
Pricing
For many people just starting out, price is a definite factor in their buying decision. Figure 2-1 and 2-2 show two cameras you could choose from, but one is ten times the cost of the other. If you can afford it, you’d be advised to get the more professional camera. After all, I assume that by reading this book you’re more interested ...

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