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Irreverent Photo Tools for Digital Photographers by Steve Weinrebe

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Chapter 7. Irreverent Video Tools

Writing about video tools in a book about photography tools, in this age of transition at least, means also writing about converging media, or convergence for short. I began writing about convergence years ago when none of the major camera manufacturers had incorporated video at all, let alone decent-quality HD video, into professional still camera equipment. I didn’t have inside industry knowledge, just the crystal ball of experience that told me the convergence of still and video was in the cards for photographers. (See Figure 7.1.)

We’ve come a long way from old 16mm “home movie” cameras to the video capture devices that are available today. Copyright © Steve Weinrebe

Figure 7.1. We’ve come a long way from old 16mm “home movie” cameras to the video ...

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