Shopping for new camera…looking for advice

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      Avatartonyav
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      I am looking to purchase a new video camera and
      could use some expert advice. I video tape stock car racing at a small
      asphalt track. The lighting is always an issue. I currently use a Canon
      GL2, but the picture is not as clear as I would like. I have 2 GL2s
      and I have had to send them to Canon service multiple times to have the
      dv in connection repaired—at $400 a pop, that cuts into profits
      significantly. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEPSRhFzvus

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      Oh, and I want to stick with the miniDV tapes. I record to a
      portable hd, but I like to have the tapes as a back up. I edit with
      Adobe Premiere CS3. I Also have an audio mixer on the camera that I
      plug into the mixer board to pick up the announcer.

      Thanks for any help you can give me.

      Tonya

      Keep in mind that I kind of got thrown into this gig with no previous
      video experience. My brother set me up with all my equipment and
      showed me how to set it up and use it, that’s about all I know!

    • #202122
      Avatarbirdcat
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      You may want to ask a guy I know who does race video a LOT. His name is Bill Channell – http://www.RaceVideo.com. Bill (Pops) is a great guy and filled with good info!

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