Our team at CES discovered three Canon cameras, VIXIA HF R62, VIXIA HF R60, and VIXIA HF R600, that represent updates to the well-known VIXIA line. We’ll start with the differences, the VIXIA HF R600 is the lowest costed camera and available in white or the standard electronic black. Also, saving video is taking new shape with the Canon CS100, a storage solution for up to 1TB for photos and videos.
I would like to buy a camcorder and my budget is around $1500. Here is some information on my background and intentions which I realize should affect the purchase.
I mainly record indoors comedy videos, but I'm eager to experiment with more artistic style of films which may involve outdoors shooting (does that mean I should get a camcorder that can change lenses?)
I recently got a job as a contracted videographer. The camera that my company provided me with is a Sony HDR-CX190. It's honestly a cheap/lower end camera that would be useful for home videos and that's about it. I'm currently looking to purchase a new camera/camcorder for personal use as well as work and I'd like some input on which direction I should go in. I'm debating getting a DSLR camera that I could also use as a camcorder but I'm not sure which ones will have the best quality.
We live in an amazing time for video producers of all sorts and sizes. A short while ago, quality video production was possible for the few with very deep pockets. Today, affordable options abound, with a plethora of camera choices, as well as lighting and audio equipment, editing software and hardware, and training opportunities.