View Full Version : 720p with shutter speed of 1/500 or below?

10-04-2008, 06:04 AM
Hello there,

I'm about buying a HMC 151E over here and I'm currently reading the manual. It says that for 720p you should be using shutter speed of 1/50 for best results. As I'm mainly shooting action sports this is not a very good choice. Can anybody give me hints on how the HMC 150 performs with a shutter speed of 1/500 or lower? Or maybe some of the proud owners can post sample footy?:dankk2:

10-11-2008, 08:09 AM
I'll upload some samples to vimeo using 720 50p with different shutter speeds.

Inaki off to film something...........

10-11-2008, 09:13 AM
uploading. I did a 720 50p slow mo test with all the available shutter speeds and a 720 25p test with all except the synchro 48.0hz one. at the end of the video I also added some grabs to se the difference.

Link: http://vimeo.com/1938741?pg=transcoded_embed&sec=1938741

hope this helps

10-11-2008, 09:42 AM
This is greatly appreciated, thank you very much. Your feedback is very important to me, I'm planning to get a new camera for quite a while and I was about to buy an XH-A1 but I think for my main purpose the HMC 150/151 will be a better choice. I also like the idea of recording to SDHC cards, because in the past I had lots of trouble with tapes.