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  • Which camera do you recommend?

  • Daniel Sepulveda

    February 6, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    We want to buy a new second camera for the 3rd season of a tv show we produce. Right now we use a Cinealta PDW-F330, and we want a second camera, but we need a small camera, something of the size of the Xdcam EX (or semi-shoulder). I really dont know if the Xdcam EX is the best choice, or if Panasonic or JVC have a better option.
    Can anyone give me an advice?

    Thank You

    Daniel Sepulveda
    Cámara Televisón

  • Richard Cooper

    February 10, 2010 at 1:11 am

    IMHO, if you are already shooting in XDCAM HD and have the workflow nailed then I would stick to XDCAM and go with the EX1/3 They are great cameras, fantastic pictures and work within your current workflow. I don’t want to start a “which camera is better” war, but in our reality series, they contracted with 3 shooters, two with EX cams and one with a HVX200 and I can tell you from 100’s of hours of experience editing these two cam formats together, the HVX cant touch the EX cams in low/available light and general image quality.

    Hope this helps,

    Richard Cooper
    FrostLine Productions, LLC
    Anchorage, Alaska

    Everyone has a story to tell.

  • Victoria Kazlausky

    February 25, 2010 at 7:04 pm


    We are very fond of the Cannon BU-45H!
    It is a small compact camera, that has 20:1 zoom lens.

    Sufficient ability to zoom-in for close-ups.
    it provides dramatic HD shots & wide angles.
    There is a video of it at

    Victoria Ashley

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