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My Friend Arnold's Guide to Camcorders By Gareth Powell

My Friend Arnold's Guide to Camcorders by Gareth Powell

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Summary

Explains which video camera to buy, how to use it, how to take care of it and how it works. Powell aims to help the reader to make better videos with less pain, less expense and much better results. Humorous, step-by-step instructions are given in letters to Arnold, the all-time dunce.

My Friend Arnold's Guide to Camcorders Summary

My Friend Arnold's Guide to Camcorders by Gareth Powell

The range of styles and standards of video cameras now available can make purchasing one a bewildering experience. Using a video camera to produce viewable videos is not, despite the assistance of automatic controls, easy - especially for the first-time user. In this book, Gareth Powell explains what to buy, how to use it, how to take care of it and how it works. He aims to help the reader to make better videos with less pain, less expense and much better results. This is a humorous, yet factual, look at the subject of camcorders, full of personal but apposite anecdotes. It covers all aspects of video cameras and video making. Step-by-step instructions are given in a series of letters to Arnold, the all-time dunce. This approach, so successful in the best-selling title "Mr Friend Arnold's Book of Personal Computers", should help all readers to use their camcorders and enjoy the results.

Table of Contents

Camcorder basics; which format?; amateur and professional - what is the difference?; no zoom at the inn; colour in the camcorder; getting it taped; the problem with batteries; accessories; taking the mic; standing on your own three feet; TVs and VCRs; care of equipment; automation; techniques for making videos; shooting the works; getting framed; fading away slowly; type of shot; larger than life; pan and tilt; towards a sharper image; let there be light; how long, oh Lord, how long?; multi-cameras for major occasions; the sound and the fury; bringing stills to life; through a glass darkly.

Additional information

GOR004426255
9781863732079
1863732071
My Friend Arnold's Guide to Camcorders by Gareth Powell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Allen & Unwin
1993-11-11
208
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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