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  • Bill Cammack
    I ll defer to what Verdi has to say about this. My Canon is from the double-digit series! :O hahahahaha -- Bill BillCammack.com ... the ZR500 ...
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      I'll defer to what Verdi has to say about this. My Canon is from the
      double-digit series! :O hahahahaha

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      Bill
      BillCammack.com


      --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Verdi"
      <michaelverdi@...> wrote:
      >
      > You'd have to check on that ZR800 but the ZR500 actually has a 16:9
      > image sensor so when it does widescreen you actually see more on the
      > side instead of cropping a 4:3 image. It's one the really nice things
      > about that camera (also has a mic input and A/V jack that can be used
      > for headphones) besides being super cheap - $225 when I bought it 2
      > years ago.
      >
      > - Michael
      >
      > On Jan 4, 2008 2:35 PM, Chris <cjburdick@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
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      > >
      > > I'm just wondering if shooting it non-widescreen might make the image
      > > oh-so-slightly crisper. The tradeoff would be worth it for me.
      > >
      > > Chris
      > >
      > > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Verdi"
      > >
      > > <michaelverdi@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Don't know about the ZR800 but both of these where shot with
      the ZR500
      > > >
      http://michaelverdi.com/index.php/2007/06/27/partly-cloudy-lumiere-1/
      > > > http://michaelverdi.com/index.php/2007/06/29/moon-lumiere-2/
      > > >
      > > > They look to me like just about any other inexpensive 1-chip DV
      camera.
      > > >
      > > > - Verdi
      > > >
      > > > On Jan 4, 2008 1:15 PM, Chris <cjburdick@> wrote:
      > > > >
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      > > > >
      > > > > Does anybody out there have any thoughts on the performance
      of the
      > > > > Canon ZR800 when shooting in widescreen mode?
      > > > >
      > > > > I just started shooting that way, and I'm a little
      underwhelmed once
      > > > > the image gets "unsquooshed". But I don't know how much I trust
      > > my own
      > > > > eyes...
      > > > >
      > > > > Chris
      > > > >
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