In this video, we'll cover key camcorder features, so you have the info you need to start shopping. Depending on what you want to shoot, a pocket cam, high-definition camcorder or pro-style camcorder may be right for you.
What will you do with all that footage? Will you play it back on your TV, make copies to share with friends and family, or edit and back up the files using a computer? We'll look at what you can do with camcorder footage, and offer our suggestions and tips for getting the best results with your home movies.
Use our shooting tips to improve your shots and to create more engaging home videos.
Need help navigating the different recording formats? This article gives you the details on each type to help you figure out which camera is right for you.
In this article, we'll talk about high-def, zoom, geo-tagging and other options to help you decide which camcorder is right for you.
Camcorder accessories can help make your home movies memorable. Getting extra batteries, memory cards, a tripod, and few extra cables will set you up like a pro.
Get answers to common camcorder questions, including tips on using your camcorder and sharing your footage.
Learn about the different types of camcorders, discover features, and find out what some of those specifications mean.
Jon, our cameraman and video editor, reviews the new Canon VIXIA HF G10 and explains why the image sensor on this high-definition camcorder is so special.
Jon, our cameraman and video editor, tries out the new Canon XA10 camcorder by shooting a Crutchfield video with it. He also explains the benefits of this camcorder's image sensor.
Jon, Crutchfield video director/editor, tried out the Sony Handycam® HDR-PJ50V. The camcorder has a built-in projector that makes it easy to share videos. The Sony Handycam PJ camcorders also feature touchscreen LCDs and built-in flash memory.
Video is everywhere
Everything shoots video. Your phone. Your tablet. Your still camera. Your laptop. And while you probably wouldn’t take your iPad® to document a graduation...
If you're a cyclist, water-skier, skateboarder or snow-shoer - if your favorite pastime involves speed, the elements, and skill outdoors - a Sony Action Camcorder is for you. Strap it on, stick it on a helmet, tie it to your vehicle. I guarantee it will deliver a level of personal involvement you haven't seen before in your videos.
Sony's projector camcorders offer sophisticated manual options along with intelligently engineered automatic functions, plus a built-in high-intensity projector so you can see your shots without the need for an external monitor.
Sony's Balanced Optical Steady Shot technology steadies your hand like a built-in steadicam when you're shooting videos. With B.O.S.S. keeping the camera still, people will never know you weren't packing a tripod. Check out a demonstration from the show floor at CES 2013.