To Video production guys... - Jemsite
Off-topic / Miscellaneous Talk about miscellaneous stuff off-topic and not related to music, guitars or bands. No music, gear or anything guitar related here please.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-19-2008, 10:39 AM Thread Starter
 
shredmaster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Chicago
Posts: 2,494
To Video production guys...

i'm thinking of getting rid of my 2 Canon GL2's. i love them but was thinking of purchasing a Canon HD video cam for the video side of the studio. I need 2 cams for shoots...but i need to sell both GL2's to aid in getting the ONE Canon HD. I will only have one cam until I can afford a 2nd one. I have upgraded to CS3, which I have done for the vista machine. other than that, i think i need new burner bluray technology but i'm not going to do that...i can wait. i heard the quality of HD cams is seen even during regular DVD burns. CBR only in DVD authoring for me! what have you guys done? did you go HD? i could easily film a wedding with one cam until we get enough revenue to get a 2nd one....$4k a piece.

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=A0912856

I probably won't do it but feel that it needs to be done before I can't sell the GL2's. I don't want it to catch up with me where I can't get much for them...like what happened during the jump from vhs to 8mm to minidv...who is buying vhs camcorders now? you get my point. would be really sweet for these machines to use no tapes! maybe CF cards only....perfect. no capture time!

Steve

Last edited by shredmaster; 02-19-2008 at 11:04 AM.
shredmaster is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-19-2008, 01:01 PM
site founder 0% owner
 
jemsite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: NJ - USA
Posts: 11,475
Reviews: 1
Re: To Video production guys...

^^ this means it will be ordered this week

Think as a customer first (that is always what a small business owner should do obviously). Do you expect "HD" video? Do you even want it and if so on what medium and what additional cost would it be delivered? If customers are PAYING for and DEMANDING HD video then it's a prerequisite not an option.

I'd think the real world customer wants a simple DVD that plays on any TV.

it's too bad your GL2 can't record in 720x480p anamorphic video as that would be sufficient for a few years as HD video cams become mainstream in cost & features. i can see unloading equipment before it's obsolete but the value drop will be matched by the HD camcorder's price drop... making it a wash... glen
jemsite is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-20-2008, 10:23 AM Thread Starter
 
shredmaster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Chicago
Posts: 2,494
Re: To Video production guys...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jemsite View Post
^^ this means it will be ordered this week
... glen
Ah Glen, you know me too well....hehehe. no, no order yet. i think the same way you do and right now it is not worth it for me. i have been asked by 3 brides in the last 6 months or so if we shoot in HD. i said "not yet but we are moving that way" and i have not heard back from them. 3 weddings to me doesn't justify it. i just don't want to be caught with "old gear" on my hands with couples wanting HD. i will wait.
shredmaster is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Custom JEM vs Production JEM littlegreenman Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 46 06-17-2008 02:14 AM
Is Ibanez being limited by MIJ production in Japan? jemsite Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 61 01-30-2007 02:29 AM
Pre-Production vs. Production USA Customs TAorama All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 14 05-13-2003 02:33 PM
video of DNA guitar - video of DNA guitar shredmaster Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models 24 07-16-2001 08:52 AM
Does anyone have the Parker video? - Martin and PRS videos a Josh Blagg All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 0 05-19-2001 05:18 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome