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DSLR as a Video Cam
« on: October 05, 2012, 11:40:22 AM »
Folks,
Has anyone used dslr for full length wedding videography or does anyone have any comments on the subject matter. Thank you,
Raj

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DSLR as a Video Cam
« on: October 05, 2012, 11:40:22 AM »

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Re: DSLR as a Video Cam
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2012, 01:10:02 PM »
This past weekend I saw a wedding photography use a Canon 60D as a video camera. He set it for a wide shot and just had it set to record for hours. The 60D was running Magic Lantern so he didn't have that 12min limit and he had a battery pack installed so it lasted fairly long. He also had a separate sound recorder set up closer to the action.

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Re: DSLR as a Video Cam
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2012, 01:14:57 PM »
Honestly for events, or anything you can't do multiple takes for I would not use DSLR's.  I think actual video cameras work much better for these situations and there is much less of a chance of something going wrong.  Not to say that people don't use DSLR's for weddings, but there are definitely some things you have to work around.  If it's just a one man crew I think it's especially dangerous using DSLR's, I'd definitely recommend and assistant.
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Re: DSLR as a Video Cam
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2012, 09:02:34 AM »
Friends, thank you for response, i was thinking to get into video without heavily investing into video gears, take photo and video jobs but looks like dslrs are not the part of wedding videography recipie

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Re: DSLR as a Video Cam
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2012, 03:19:22 PM »
In churches you often don't have a lot of light and trying to track a subject down the aisle at f2.8 with no chance of a re-take is a big effort!


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Re: DSLR as a Video Cam
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2012, 09:04:00 PM »
This is like a question from 2009

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Re: DSLR as a Video Cam
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