What is the minimum camera to buy for video?
I am planning on purchasing my first camera. Kinda thinking about a gopro, but would like to hear suggestions. I want it to shoot slo-mo, stationary mounted.
so what works, and what doesn't?
Go pro hero 7-9 black editions are good. Also a phone (iPhone or galaxy) that is less than 3 years old also do great slow mo, the only downside is you have less control with the phone cameras.
i have run a range of go pros, from 4's to the new 11 minis, so am familiar with most of them. The 10 and 11 series have tons of issues with batteries not charging, overheating, shutting down or just not turning on at all. The footage looks great when they work but out of the 5 11minis I have currently, 2 just no longer power on and I need to replace them and they're less than 6 months old.
- I was wondering about the 7-8's, if they were good enough, sold me 7-9 black, i I guess, thanks — dr_dodge
- how long does a 8 last recording? — dr_dodge
- My 7 can record up to about 30mins at 1080P 240FPS, which is solid. — Chaos_Canyon
- thanks! — dr_dodge
thanks for all the advice
$250 off of the (amazon) death star
excited to use it, need an sd card, but need to get some cars done for races first
the first of many...lol
got it going yesterday. my first edited wreck video is here
I got miles to go, but am getting the hang of it well
one problem, slo mo (~240 f/s) vids won't play on my pc's, or even open
I know it's from a couple years ago but here's a thread about GoPro alternatives for those with a tight budget (like me). But lots of other good insight into cameras in the discussion too: www.redlinederby.com/topic/cheap-action-cam-for-race-footage-runcam-5/3958
- Thanks for both the links. I'd rather not spend more money for something that isn't up to snuff. — LobotomyScam
I now have a channel.
first testing on the jamestown track highlights
first good vids of the upside down flooring material, too
will update the build thread
Lots of good info and ideas in the Video & Photography collection of topics.
If you have the budget then I'm sure a GoPro will do nicely but I've never had one. I just used my iPhone and it did the job surprisingly well.