Chances are, if you recently bought a digital still camera, it also has the ability to shoot video. Not only that, but the quality of the video is really good. The digital camera race has shifted from the megapixel count to video quality. Why the big shift? Because exciting creative techniques are possible using interchangeable-lens cameras.
If you come from a still background, like I do, you may think shooting video with your digital still camera is as simple as hitting the record button. Nothing could be further from the truth! Yes, you’ll capture some video, but the quality will be similar to when you first started shooting still images. Video capture has some similarities to still capture, but many aspects are different. Stay in touch with your creative sense of composition, but learn proper video technique and your movie quality will rapidly improve. READ MORE