When picking a camera look at the media it uses. Erik shows you the different types like SD Cards, P2, SxS, Cfast and XQD. These all work great but have different at a different price. What does the camera you want to buy use? Can you afford the media for it? Erik helps break all this down to make a sound choice on your next camera.
- Digital cameras use media cards to record to.…The media cards could differ from model to model…and have different requirements.…It seems like every time a new camera comes out…it requires a new type of media card…that is, inevitably, the most expensive.…It's important to know the types of media…and the cost of them…so you can budget them into the camera purchase.…First, let's explore how these cards work.…There are two important factors to consider…when buying any media, size and speed.…
The size is how much video it can hold.…The higher the gigs the more expensive.…The speed is how fast it can read…and write the data to the card.…The faster cards also cost more.…Shooting in 4K or in high frame rates…requires pretty fast cards…and if you shoot in 4K the files are going to be…at least twice the size of HD.…This means you'll fill up your cards faster…so you'll want to buy more or larger capacity cards.…
All of this can add up to the price…of the camera you're interested in purchasing.…Now let's take a look at several different types of media…
Evaluating your production workflow and the camera options out there can save you time, money, and maybe even your sanity. Camera enthusiast Erik Naso is here to help. He'll teach you how to ask the right questions and pick the right camera—balancing "the camera I should buy" with "the camera I want to buy," so you end up happy with your purchase over the long run. Learn how to figure out your budget and needs; understand the different file formats, sensors, and lenses available; and choose the right accessories for any shooting situation.
- Understanding the camera components: sensor, lens, etc.
- Evaluating audio inputs
- Taking your type of production into account
- Deciding on a budget
- Choosing accessories such as tripods and gimbals
- Camera codecs and media cost