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The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide by Anthony Q. Artis

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WHY DSLR CAMERAS ARE LAME

Intro

I think there are equally compelling arguments both for and against shooting video on DSLR cameras. (DSLR = Digital Single Lens Reflex) I’ll try to share both arguments and let you decide whether it’s a good choice for you. DSLR video cameras are essentially high-quality still photo cameras that now have added HD video functionality. As such, DSLR cameras are designed first and foremost with still photo shooting in mind—NOT video. This means they have some major limitations and require you to jump through a few more hoops than if you were to just shoot with a traditional video camera.

Here are some of the biggest DSLR issues as I see them.…

1. Major Audio Limitations

One of the biggest drawbacks of DSLR cameras ...

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