Tips on how to shoot a wedding with your HD camcorder
Now that the decision has been made and you've gone ahead and bought yourself an HD video camcorder, it is time to let it become a part of the wedding you wish to shoot. HD camcorders are a revolution in the world of camera and become the photographer and cameraman's eyes and ears, letting them capture moving images that are clear and breathtaking.
There is no more fumbling with transfer of video from one technical instrument to the other. Simply plug the HD camcorder to your PC or laptop and let it upload onto the main screen and into an application that can do the editing. It is true that with HD camcorders, one enjoys creative freedom in making a visual media. You can convert the video images into a music video, a documentary, or even a movie! Celebrities have been known record their personal time on camera video HD camcorder so that they can later sell the distribution rights to websites.
A 21st century cameraman or photographer is a total professional and thoroughly qualified in his job. The reason being, he has a variety of tools for his storytelling than ever before. However, these video HD cameras are not for limited usage of the professionals anymore and that is one point in favor of technology today. Anyone can use it with the set of instructions and some tips.
First thing that you need to do is understand the basics of camera using. It has been the same for the last 100 years-- look in the lens, take a clear aim of the view you wish to capture and click!
Think of the wedding of your friend that is not more than a few weeks away. Photographers will certainly charge a bomb! Want to help your friend as a good Samaritan or want to earn a bit of money? Use your own HD video camcorder!
The best camcorder to shoot a wedding would be obviously quite expensive and mostly carried by wedding videographers. However, some tips and a couple of details that should be taken care will help you keep its performance in shape. What’s more is they are no longer as expensive as they used to be a decade back.
While buying, do ensure that you are buying a camcorder that provides you with high end audio quality system along with capable set of external microphones. Video camera HD normally accept plugs from XLR models; the professional standard microphones.
When buying, select the camcorder model that has manual control on white balance since it affects the video’s color performance. Once you have bought the camcorder, adjust manual controls with regards to focus of the lens, shutter speed and exposure of the photo to the brightness. Fiddling with these parameters will surely get you gorgeous pictures you may have dreamed of taking. Take some practice photos and adjust the parameters until they meet your satisfaction.