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Film Like a Pro With This Fantastic HD Camcorder

Advantages: Records beautiful images, great range of features
Disadvantages: Expensive

When I decided to buy a new camcorder earlier this year I wanted to go all out and get something special. I had a series of family parties and other events lined up, and was keen to create a visual record for future entertainment. The Legria HF R16 co ...

victorias_books 04.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Canon LEGRIA HF R16

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Cam I See You?

Advantages: Great for special events.
Disadvantages: Pricey!

As most top quality items do, we get a nicely packaged item, with all the appropriate information, such as the instruction manual, which is overall very easy to follow and it even includes diagrams for those of you out there who are not over technically m ...

benraiben 29.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Canon XM2

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If you're not after HD, then go for this one

Advantages: Excellent lens quality, clear image, good colour reproduction, manual overrides, colour viewfinder
Disadvantages: Not brilliant in low light, mic could be better, not HD

The Canon XM2 is the middle child of the camcorder world. Often sighted as too expensive by true amateur ‘point-and-shoot’ users, yet overlooked by the budding Spielberg who leap straight to it’s older brother the Canon XL2. So is this camera a stop gap i ...

gnipping 11.05.2007 · Read full review
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Semi-Pro XM2, excellence from Canon

Advantages: Lightweight, excellent picture quality, ease of use, hot-shoe for attachments
Disadvantages: Manual isn't so helpful. Not so good with low-light conditions.

Myself and a few friends came up with a few ideas for short films and at the time we used my old Sony HC14E camera (before it was stolen in a burglary!). We called the HC14E our crash-cam as it certainly was put through the war-zones (paintball matches, i ...

alexscott 11.05.2006 · Read full review
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A beast of a camera

Advantages: Every Function you Could wish for!
Disadvantages: Hard to find said functions!

Hi, First thing I'll say is that this camera isn't mine! It's one I use a lot at work, so if anything it probably gets more use, and on a wider varity of projects. This camera is really designed for the business and high end user. The unit itself ...

tribal_tiger 01.04.2005 · Read full review
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