Do you want to understand more about the Nikon Digital SLR movie mode, called D-Movie? Technology expert Charlie Brown explains how D-Movie mode has revolutionised photography in bringing cinematic quality movies into the hands of the everyday person.
D-Movie mode provides a 2 in 1 solution, with a still camera and a video camera all in one. Installed on the Nikon DSLR D5000 D90 D300S and D3S models. D-Movie mode gives you a range of video formats including HD and the best part is that it is really easy to use.
Introducing Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown is one of Australia’s cutting edge commentators on lifestyle technology. He is the technology editor for Channel Nine’s Today Show and appears regularly on Nine News and A Current Affair, as well as having a weekly segment voicing his opinions on consumer electronics during the Steve Liebmann Show on 2UE.
What is Digital SLR Movie Mode?
So why get a Nikon DSLR with D-Movie mode when you could get a camcorder instead? Good question. Here are some of the advantages;
* A still camera and video recorder in one
* High quality, interchangeable NIKKOR lenses (over 60 to choose from)
* Larger image sensor than a typical camcorder, resulting in higher image quality and exceptional high ISO performance during low-light shooting
* In camera editing
* Capture stereo sound (D300S and D3S only)
Video Captured on Nikon Digital SLRs
Check out some of the fantastic video (below) that has been captured using Nikon digital slrs
Morning Glory Cloud with Mark Watson (using a D300S
Also see the Morning Glory Cloud article.