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This is an image of a non-portable video camera: As @MoritzLost explains above, the terminology is very fluid and somewhat irrelevant. The Panasonic video camera pictured here becomes a camcorder when the recording module is attached (as shown).


It made with body camera rig. Here is tutorial, hot to do it yourself, but you will need some adjustments to face it from front. Or if you don't need hands in the shot, you can use your tripod, how shown in this tutorial (careful, bad audio)


Terminology In theory, a camcorder is a video camera that also records video. A long time ago, this was an important distinction, since movie cameras (which are analog and record to film) and other now somewhat obsolete cameras didn't have inbuilt recording capabilites. (DISCLAIMER: opinionated paragraph ahead!) This distinction doesn't really matter ...

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