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David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® Coolpix® P7800 by David D. Busch

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Chapter 6Movie Making with Your Nikon Coolpix P7800

The Coolpix P7800’s superior level of performance is not limited to stills, since it can also shoot high-definition video. Whether you’re looking to record informal clips of the family on vacation, the latest viral video for YouTube, or a clip that will be painstakingly crafted into a cinematic masterpiece using editing software, you’ll find the basics quite easy.

Movie Mode Basics

The P7800 can shoot great video clips at up to Full HD (1,920 × 1,080 or 1080p) with stereo sound with the pair of built-in mics or an optional external microphone. (It’s also possible to record videos at lower resolution levels.) And this camera provides two movie modes: standard and Custom Movie that allow for greater ...

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