5 Reasons to Shoot on Tape


Memory cards

Well I guess there's no free lunch, eh? The convenience and low cost of shoolting to SDHC cards winds up costing more in the long run by demanding greater computing horsepower in order to process the cumbersome AVCHD file format. Certainly not a low-cost solution, I prefer the Panasonic P-2 media and their DVC50PRO-HD file format doesn't require any file conversion before editing.


Rick Crampton

Media Choices

Ed Rogers's picture

Although I chose two tape based camcorders, for the aforementioned reasons, I would be greatly tempted if resolution were improved significantly. That would be a catch22, requiring even bigger card capacities...