Amateur Filmmakers


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What to Look For

For the budding documentarian or cinematic artist, you need a high quality camcorder with plenty of manual controls and imaging options. Art filters, alternate frame rates, independent aperture and shutter speed, gain limits... if you know what these things mean and you know that you want them, then these are the camcorders for you.

Here's our list of the top picks for excellent performance and control:

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