Formats make a difference, but not as big a differenceas we usually think. Image quality is more thanpristine pixels. Image quality is about having apicture worth viewing.
Jim Feeley, Studio Monthly
RECORDING THE VIDEO
There are continual developments in the design and format of video and audio recording systems. Some are mainly used for acquisition (shooting original material); others are used for postproduction editing and archiving (storage) work. Recordings can be done on videotape (the most common professional medium at this moment), hard drive, or a flash memory card. In fact, some of the newest cameras can record on DVD, hard disk, and standard definition (SD)—all in one camera. Traditionally, ...