Video has long been considered a mysterious art, only for the professional filmmaker or the intrepid and doting father lugging around a huge camcorder and tons of cassettes.
The advent of digital photography has changed all of that. Current DSLR and mirrorless cameras are providing the same or better performance than high-level cinema and broadcast cameras, at a fraction of the cost and weight. Just as photography is a wide and varied world, so too is videography and it is equally rewarding and exciting.
This digital video camera buying guide will help you understand what video setup (cameras, lenses and accessories) you should look at as you dive into the world of the moving image!