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I have done this with cheap camcorders and they work great! Currently, I use a Sony camcorder, and a Panasonic, and the only major difference is the brightness of the screen, which only bothers me outside in full sun. However, you are not going to be happy with footage of a presentation screen. There will be moire effects and other problems, and you are way ...


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Nothing really. All recent camcorders are more than enough for what you want. Two things to look: That shutter speed can change so that you can define how smooth motion you want That they offer fast zoom/focus capabilities for sports. Any recent cam-corder from major companies already covers this. If you want quality sound you should also look for a ...


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At your price point, I'd have to recommend the Black Magic Pocket Cinema camera, though I don't believe it comes with a lens, so you would still need to buy a lens which would put you over your $1000 budget. You could get a basic PDAF (phase detect auto focus) enabled video recording DSLR like a T4i along with a semi-decent zoom lens or a fairly good ...


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For consistent performance with any camera, you will want to disable any automatic functionality that may change with shooting conditions. White balance, shutter speed, gain/iso and aperture should all be set manually. If you need the auto-exposure, you may still get okay results by just setting the WB to a custom white balance (and setting the custom ...


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My guess, what you are seeing is most likely the result of the better color detection and processing with the sensor and image data and the better depth of field provided by a high quality professional lens. There is far, FAR more to image quality than simple resolution. The color accuracy of the sensor, the dynamic range, shadow detail, vibrancy and ...



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