I have been doing a lot of ChromaKeying, landscape shooting, sporting events football, soccer, ice-hockey,etc. All of this, combined with Sony’s reputation for durability and reliability, makes the HDR-FX7 a perfect solution for news and event videography. In , Terry was hired by Photo District News, a monthly magazine for professional photographers, as its associate editor covering everything from advertising photographers to fine-art photography exhibitions. Rated 3 out of 5 by Mike D. Colors were good, but objects were not sharp, and there was quite a bit of noise throughout the image.

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This can be very useful, especially if different situations demand several user-defined controls being readily available. Rated 5 out of 5 by thevideoguy from Very nice camera. When I would zoom in and focus manually, and then zoomed out, it was way soft.

When we talked to Sony about this issue, representatives said that while they don’t include Sony-branded software with the camcorder, consumers will be able to find HD software and that such software is becoming more readily available.

Sony HDR-HC1 HDV i Handycam Camcorder – Review – PCMag UK

The HDR-HC1 is certainly geared toward early adopters, but we believe those folks who do pony up for this camcorder will be very pleased with the results. Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs. The picture quality is outstanding.

One conspicuous problem we found was that the SteadyShot image-stabilization feature did not work as well as we felt it should. Small and Lightweight The FX7 has shaved off a few pounds in comparison to its big brother, the FX1, weighing in at less hdvv 4 lbs! I’ve owned three for about 10 months. Rated 5 out of 5 by Safety Steve from Truly spectacular I produce training videos for clients and needed a smaller camera for intricate shots of equipment.


They have been so rude that I doubt I will ever buy another Sony product again, and I have over a dozen Sony electronic items in my home!

Sony Handycam HDV 1080i Hdr-hc1 Camcorder – Black

Since each pixel is positioned at this angle the result is far clearer diagonal lines. Next, there was no software included for editing your video clips. The camera comes equipped with three CMOS sensors. Even snoy it does not have an XLR port, I purchased an adapter for my wireless mics and found the sound quality to be above average. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.

Because it is a hybrid system, you can still see the LCD monitor outside even on the brightest and most sunny days. I use now two of them to shoot weddings. By giving each lens its own megapixel imager, the camcorder captures the intense detail and color that expert videographers appreciate.

Much to my surprise, the camera has a terrible back focus problem. The Real Time HD Codec Engine provides you versatility in format handling and truer images for increased viewing pleasure. Most users will need to invest in new hardware to store and play high-definition video. You can see plenty of my professional videography work at www.


Their size makes it very hard to discern whether a scene is completely in focus or not. Also, the camera is fast starting, and very durable feeling and looking. We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page.

For consumers, though, Sony should at the very least point them in the right direction to find such information.

With interlaced lines of resolution – the highest resolution pixels x lines of any prosumer camcorder. I sent it in for repair and was told this is a common issue for this camera.

I have to use an older Osny to transfer from tape to the computer to edit. Trade In Your Gear for Cash.

Computational Photography Is Ready for its Close-up. Clicking noise in microphone as result of poor design.

See any errors on this page? Better Viewing and More Control Combines the right balance of manual and automatic controls to help you use the functions of your camcorder to their best. I’ve noticed this last year the recorded image was looking as though it was out of focus.