Do people use camcorders anymore because I see some good quality shit out.
consumer camcorders no. Sensors are too small and there isn't enough manual controls. DSLRs and prosumer cameras are what the good quality is. Panasonic AF100, Sony FS100, Canon C300 etc.
And lol @ buddy up there saying you needa spent 1200 for a decent setup w the t2i. First of all you should never record audio to the camera especially canons because of their AGC, even with the Rode Videomic you will still get hissing. Cop a t2i, a nifty fifty, and the manfrotto 561BHDV and you got yourself a solid setup for around 700 bucks. you dont need a fucking glidecam lmao you serious b?
LOL have you never heard of magic lantern? manual audio control... you must be outa the loop
And what's he supposed to do if he wants to get a moving shot? When someone says they wanna get into "cinematography," my thinking is that he wants to create some quality stuff, and somewhere down the line, he's gonna need a moving shot. in which case he needs a glidecam...
You think he should buy an external audio recorder instead of a glidecam? i dont think so
by the way why does everyone call everbody b? long time lurker, never understood it