Re: [videoblogging] Re: Which cheapo Mini HD Camcorder would you buy today?
- Mark my words... iPhoneHD.
iPhone 3GS video chipset already handles 720p, so it's a matter of time :P
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On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Julian Seery Gude<julian@...> wrote:
> LOL. Bill - you know that's exactly what I've been tossing and turning
> about! I know I need/want the 30fps mobile video of the iPhone 3GS but I
> love the idea of HD from watching all that pretty footage on Vimeo. I'd like
> to do both but the misses would have my head! :-)
> --- In email@example.com, "Julian Seery Gude" <julian@...>
>> I'd love your take on the best cheap Mini HD camcorder.
>> Here are the contenders as far as I can tell (please add on your fave if
>> you prefer it over these)
>> - Flip Ultra HD
>> - Flip Mino HD
>> - Sanyo Xacti VPC-CG10
>> - Kodak Zi6
>> I admit I like the pistol grip form factor of the Xacti and prefer both
>> the Kodak/Xacti because you can use your own memory card. BUT, I've watched
>> videos' on Vimeo where the Flips having better video quality and low light
>> performance. What about sound quality? The Flip's seem to do poorly in this
- It's because I laid hands on my Mac first and then did a rain dance :-)
That's pretty freaky that 75% of your class could, but 25% couldn't!
One more thought on the differences between our two Macs - I don't have
iMovie 06 on mine ... I wonder if that makes some crazy difference?
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On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 8:21 AM, ryanne hodson <ryanne.hodson@...>wrote:
> meant to update y'all the other day
> yeah i tried file > import movies (i swear this did not work 2 months ago)
> and it worked
> didn't bring the files in straight like from iphoto (which is what it
> should f@#$% do)
> it converts the file to Apple Intermediate Codec and puts a copy in
> the project folder
> which is fine if that's what it needs to do
> i just wish it was smarter
> like if i dragged it into the program (ala imovie06) it would just
> convert and be ready to edit
> or it saw it in photo like David Lee King can.
> PLUS we taught a workshop with a bunch of college students who used the
> and 75% of the mac users could bring the clips in fine (other 25% had
> to use MPEG Streamclip)
> 99% of the PC users could bring the clips into Movie Maker fine (which
> also was not the case when i tested this 2 months ago)
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> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Markus Sandy<markus.sandy@...> wrote:
> > On Jul 2, 2009, at 11:57 AM, ryanne hodson wrote:
> >> i really don't know what the deal is
> >> i can't get any flip clips to be recognized my imovie 09 v.0.8.3
> >> they're in my iphoto
> >> and imovie refuses to see them.
> >> it brings Xacti Mp4s in fine.
> >> i even tried one of David Lee King's clips.
> > interesting
> > usually, i use import in imovie and it works fine with flip hd .MP4's
> > so I just tried importing to iphoto. it imported to iphoto ok, but I
> > don't see the video in imovie under photos last import!
> > have you tried file | import | movies in imovie?
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