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Old 02-05-2018, 05:06 AM   #1
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Hi, I'm moving over from the UK to Queensland and want to make short films and series once I get there. I'm thinking of buying a camera before I go and wanted to ask some advice on what to get. I want to have a camera that will give a professional look although my budget is only about 1000. I'm not sure of what features to look for in a camera so any advice or models to look at would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi, I'm moving over from the UK to Queensland and want to make short films and series once I get there. I'm thinking of buying a camera before I go and wanted to ask some advice on what to get. I want to have a camera that will give a professional look although my budget is only about 1000. I'm not sure of what features to look for in a camera so any advice or models to look at would be greatly appreciated.
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Look at any DSLR from Canon or Nikon. They both make fine cameras.
The camera is not what give a professional look; that look comes from
how you use the tool.

You will need a good mic and audio recorder. Sound is half the experience
and no DSLR records good audio.

Many people start with the Canon Rebel T6 (it might have a different name
in the UK). It's a great starter camera.

If you're looking for a camcorder you can't go wrong with Panasonic HC-V770.
You'll still need a good mic for audio. Look at the Panasonic HC-WXF991K.
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Old 02-06-2018, 02:54 PM   #3
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Look at any DSLR from Canon or Nikon. They both make fine cameras.
The camera is not what give a professional look; that look comes from
how you use the tool.

You will need a good mic and audio recorder. Sound is half the experience
and no DSLR records good audio.

Many people start with the Canon Rebel T6 (it might have a different name
in the UK). It's a great starter camera.

If you're looking for a camcorder you can't go wrong with Panasonic HC-V770.
You'll still need a good mic for audio. Look at the Panasonic HC-WXF991K.
Thanks for the advice! I'll do some reading up on those cameras.

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I’d research some options in QLD. Your money will potentially go a lot further
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Old 02-07-2018, 03:19 AM   #5
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its such a relief to get this decision made...

finally you can stop worrying about cameras and you can start worrying about how to make a film
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Go for a old Sony 7A
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