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Portable Video, 6th Edition by Edward J. Fink, Norman Medoff

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LIGHT, LENSES, CAMERAS, AND RECORDERS

You can walk into almost any electronics store or large discount store and walk out with a really nice camcorder that will record directly to a DVD, digital tape format, or flash drive for about $500. Can you start making video projects? Yes! Will they look professional, like we see on TV? Probably not! Although these cameras can get some great shots, most of them work with automatic features that prevent you from having control over the video. Also, unless you know about the basics of how the camera works and what the features can do for you, the video you shoot will probably look like it was ...

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