Underwater or regular video - digital camera vs. camcorder

Started Mar 14, 2012 | Discussions thread
Peter Bojangles
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Re: Underwater or regular video - digital camera vs. camcorder
In reply to Red13, Jul 29, 2012

I can confirm that both the Canon D20 and the Olympus TG-1 have significant video distortion from the rolling shutter. In addition, the D20 has an f/3.9 lens. I'd hope a dedicated video camera would do better than that. When you're looking at underwater video lighting is difficult.

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Sadly, I also have a D90 and a cheapie Samsung L201. The Samsung is the only one that doesn't distort, but the lens and white balance are awful.

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