Re: [videoblogging] Re: Camera

On 09/11/2004, at 3:00 PM, petertheman wrote:

> What *does* make a difference is audio quality. With my small
> photocamera I take videos with decent audio as long as I stay close to
> the people (half a meter or less), and there's not too much noise.
> Audio is the distinguishing factor. Buying a "real" videocamera will
> get you better audio, AND will let you attach mikes and such. The
> videoquality will be better too, but none of your readers will notice.

peter, peter, peter 🙂

I reckon if I shoot with a 3 chip camera then compress the work looks
tons better than what i get from my digital still camera that i then
compress, or from my 1 chip camera that I capture then compress.
Quality in, makes better quality out 🙂

but yeah, once it's down to 320×240, or a low bit rate, noise is noise.

Adrian Miles