Camcorders forum: attach filter/lens on consumer grade HD camcorders?

by: kobolila August 1, 2012 7:08 PM PDT

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attach filter/lens on consumer grade HD camcorders?

by kobolila - 8/1/12 7:08 PM

Greetings one and all.

For a number of years I used various Sony digital8 camcorders, which I absolutely loved and with which I racked up many 100's of hours of vacation footage, but l developed chronic tendinitis in my elbow and I had to resort to a smaller lighter mini-dv camera.

In all my cameras two things remained constant: they needed to have decent low light ability and absolutely had to have the option of attaching a wide angle lens and or filter via threads at the lens area.

Now, as I consider going to a HD flash memory camcorder, regular consumer grade, I am not seeing any with the lens/filter attachment capabilities.

Surely there are some out there?

I see that some brands have increased the wide angle capabilities of their cameras; but I cant imagine that they equal a dedicated wide angle lens; am I wrong about that?

And how do you add a polarized filter?


Have a Magical Day

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