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Re: When the video camera makes the reputation…

By Jack Nelson | "Jack Nelson" <jack@...> | mexiculture
August 11, 2005 | Post #19632 | Topic #19610

--- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "chrbaudry" <chrbaudry@g...> wrote: > Something unexpected - and fun? - happened to me yesterday. > > I have been shooting yoga and dance classes for a yoga/wellness > studio these last 4 days. Each time it is a short interview of the > teacher and when editing I insert shots from the class. It is then > integrated into their blog. > > The first three days I was using my PANASONIC DVC60 which is a > shoulder semi-professional video camera that looks pretty much like > a pro camera. Each time I got a lot of respect from everyone there > and they would do what I wanted in terms of sound, light... > > Yesterday I brought my Canon Elura video camera which is a small > hand camera just fine to shoot video that will be streamed > > Guess what? No one cared about me! Teachers had other priorities, I > was basically ignored and wasted one hour! Yeah, having a big pro-like camera can work against you in certain situations too. It's pretty easy to get footage on the subway for instance if you have a small non-pro looking camera. But whip out that big shoulder DVC60 and you'll be asked pretty soon where your permit is. Jack