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ColinMunro

Member Since 09 Jul 2006
Offline Last Active Mar 31 2012 02:55 AM
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In Topic: Stills from video

29 March 2012 - 03:25 AM

The only advantage I can think of would be that you didn't have to stop taking video to take a photo. Even that, though, can be surmounted--most consumer and some prosumer Canon and Sony video cameras can take a still while taking video, as long as the video isn't at the highest bitrate setting. So for example, the Canon HF S30 can shoot a 8MP still while shooting video without interrupting the video stream.

Disadvantages: low resolution, high likelihood of motion blur in any individual frame (unless you're shooting with a really high shutter speed, which is unlikely UW since you have less light to play with), less depth of color in any individual frame than on a regular still image...the list goes on :lol:



Thanks Blaisedouros

Can't disagree with anything you say.

In Topic: Stills from video

28 March 2012 - 03:28 AM

Resolution. I would say that your stills will have a maximum size of 1080 x 720.... DSLR's and compacts are able to capture way larger resolutions then that.


Hi Cerianthus. yeah, I understand that. I'm trying to see if anyone knows any advantages. Plus a detailed decsription of the disadvantages to see whether it concurs with my own views.