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good idea – this thread would’ve helped me out a few months ago
camera: Canon Vixia HF S10 (same as Vixia HF S100 except S10 has a built-in harddrive… sometimes it is cheaper to get the HF S100 +32 memory card … if buying at reg. retail price)
about me: amateur w/ little experience trying to build a portfolio for future job opportunities. extremely low budget
purpose of camera: to work on small-market commercials and social media videos – as well as home videos
editting software: FCP on 2.4 GHz iMac with Intel Core Duo.
why this camera: great lens – wonderful pictures- couldn’t afford professional camera and wasn’t sure how much use i would get out of a more professional camera- the hfs10 is small – I can still use it for home videos hassle-free. you can watch reviews and see picture quality on youtube. FCP handles the footage well, my computer handles it ok – but probably wouldn’t work well on any less of a computer. I sometimes wish for a better computer.