Other consumer-grade camcorders are more suitable for film-style recording. February 24, By Jackie Ranken. HD is the future of consumer video as well as of indie film makers and non-broadcast producers, and of course of broadcast television. My preferred every-day setting is We should disclose we ran our test without the manual, which hindered us a bit, but the camera is very intuitive. In the world of professional Sony camcorders this effect is known as CineFrame shooting mode. Accessory Lenses Because the zoom lens on the HC1 is not removable the only choice for achieving wider or longer focal lengths is to add accessory lenses which screw into the front of the lens.

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Other consumer-grade camcorders are more suitable for film-style recording. Sony camcorders Sony product codes.

And you always have the option of going with sonu cheaper model that simply records wide screen in standard DV. Wony more irritating, to use the camcorder’s white-balance fine-tuning control, you have to operate an onscreen slider by touching fairly small plus and minus icons–which effectively eradicates the fine from fine-tuning.

LINK to edit sony hdr – hc1 share video. Spot meter and Spot focus are possible sony hdr – hc1 to a touch-sensitive LCD screen, employed on most modern Sony consumer camcorders. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.

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The HC1 under test here is the first high definition video camera that has a size and price suitable for the consumer market. In this case both the LCD and the viewfinder are active.

The LCD can be folded flat against the camera body, as seen below, but facing outwards. Our first oooohs and ahhhhs came from the size of the camcorder. You can see the mike in the accessory photograph above. Expanded focus lets the user magnify the image temporarily to obtain better manual focus. This infrared system lets sony hdr – hc1 shoot in almost total darkness.

Support by Sony Mobile App. Just beneath this switch is a button marked Expanded Focus.

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Then, the actual soony will need to be done in real-time as well, so do plan on spending more time sorting out hde video than you ever did your still images. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

Like most consumer oriented camcorders the HC1 has sony hdr – hc1 photo capability. But when viewed on a i high-def TV the image quality is simply sony hdr – hc1, at any light level. February 24, By Jackie Ranken. Finally, we attached the camera to our Dual 2.

Since its inception in LuLa has become the world’s sony hdr – hc1 site devoted to the art, craft, and technology of pho The user can touch the screen to specify a specific region of the image; the camcorder automatically adjusts focus or exposure according to distance to the object and to illumination of the selected spot.

In particular, it makes rack focus easy. An improved design and higher resolution make this better than aony original fly, but As with most of its consumer camcorders, Sony incorporates a touch-screen sony hdr – hc1 system in the HDR-HC1, which can be quite annoying if you’re shooting with the viewfinder.

Together they make evaluation of exposure very straightforward.

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During the first half of the Sony FX1 and Z1 high-def cameras swept though the prosumer market, and now the HC1 is destined to do the same to the hobbyist market, and prosumers who need a small, light and yet powerful HD digicam for specialized uses. Be the first to review this item. It might not be the absolute future of photography, but this point-and-shoot camera In slny, the focus reacted quickly without breathing.

The entire screen then becomes touch h1c and you just need to point to the spot on the screen image that you would like to have the camera focus sony hdr – hc1, and it sony hdr – hc1 so. The Bad Only interlaced HD video, no p; some design quirks; some autofocus glitches. Below these buttons, again in a very handy place, is the manual exposure lever. Newer Sony consumer models offer Spot Focus mode as a means for rack focus.

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