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Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2

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The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2 - Over two hours of easy to understand visually presented material that will explain the function and use of each button and dial on the camera body. In addition to extensive coverage of each item in the camera menu and some of the most popular accessories for the XL2, the DVD includes all the available lens options. Visual close-ups and highlights make all the instruction easy to see and understand.

Over 95 well-organized chapters allow you to navigate to any section of the DVD directly and quickly. Review any individual camera section or view the entire DVD as one integrated instructional seminar. Special attention is paid to automatic exposure modes, frame rates, custom presets, skin detail feature as well as the 20x lens with focus and zoom presets. All aspects of the camera are covered.

Extra features include: the Mini DV format, depth of field, shutter speeds, audio features and other elements to getting full control of your Canon XL2 camcorder. NTSC format, stereo.

Presented by: Greg Salman

About The Presenter:  Greg Salman is a cameraman and videographer who has been shooting with Canon camcorders including the GL2 for over six years. He has worked on dozens of documentaries, digital features, shorts and corporate videos. He has been conducting seminars all over the country on behalf of Canon USA for over three years.

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FusionDVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2
 
4.0

(based on 9 reviews)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Informative (4)

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    5.0

    The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2

    By BigBrewser

    from San Mateo, CA

    About Me Hobbyist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to understand
    • Highly Compatible
    • Improves Performance
    • Informative
    • Plenty Of Examples
    • Professional Quality

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Complex Projects
    • First Time Users
    • Home Movies
    • Independent Films
    • In The Studio

    Comments about Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2:

    This is an excellent product! When they say "The Ultimate" they aren't kidding! The DVD was very informative and gave information not covered in the owners manual. Different aspects of the camcorder and its use were covered in a logical order. The video was presented with examples of what the different functions did. The narrative was not like a lecture -- more like someone talking about the features on his camcorder. I have watched the video a couple of times and have nothing negative to say about it.

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    4.0

    Good for basics

    By Ron

    from York PA

    Comments about Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2:

    Lost original document. Ul ft image guide cd easy to understand and help me to find info i was looking for. Plus the team at
    B & H are always helpful.

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    5.0

    Nice overview of the Canon XL2

    By Crazy Displays

    from NY

    About Me Business Owner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Professional Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2:

        A must for new owners of the Canon XL2

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        5.0

        Great Feature Review

        By Andy

        from Wellsville, NY

        About Me Hobbyist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Basic Information
        • Nicely Done

        Cons

        • No In Depth Information
        • Not For Advanced Users

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2:

          This dvd is a great walk through of the features of the Canon XL2. They explain every button and switch on the camera. This is recommended as an entry level overview as they do not go too far in depth with the operation of the camera. It is a must have for beginners.

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          4.0

          Informative and Helpful - a bit pricey

          By Ozel

          from Yukon, Canada

          About Me Film Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Complex Projects
            • Home Movies
            • Independent Films
            • In The Studio

            Comments about Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2:

            Overall, this DVD is a great introduction to the operation of Canon's XL2 camcorder. First half of the DVD was the best part with explanations done by a very experianced professional cameraman whose presentation was calm, very clear, and precise. The description and imaging of the XL2 functions was great. Second half of the DVD had a different presenter who was harder to understand and not as good as the first.

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            3.0

            Examples and cause and effect is lacking

            By Canonized

            from Winter Haven Florida

            About Me Everyday Reader

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Follow
            • Informative

            Cons

            • Manual contains same info
            • No New Information

            Best Uses

            • Reference
            • Staying Informed

            Comments about Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2:

            Lots of menu details but not enough details on accessories. Very little cause and effect on the final video product as a result of the menu choices made. The menu items were covered in detail, which was very well presented...but once again, on both video and audio, very little effect was presented. I would have like to see more of the actual operation of the XL-2 as an audio/visual instrument in addition to just a technical description of the unit. I would recommend this video as an aid to the XL-2, but it needs a Part II video on operation.

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            2.0

            Not Necessarily the Ultimate

            By daveypuma

            from minneapolis,mn

            About Me Bookworm

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Understand

            Cons

            • Disappointing

            Best Uses

            • Reference

            Comments about Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2:

            I actually bought this DVD because I was researching what camera I should buy. The DVD is your standard "how to operate" and "what these buttons do" and "check out this feature" and mostly panders to the lowest common denominator. The production quality is comparible to other camera guide DVDs I've seen (which isn't saying much). Honestly, I wouldn't say it is worth the price. If you are too lazy to read an instruction manual and too lazy to surf the internet, the DVD might be worth it. If not save your money. The use of the word ULTIMATE in this case is hyperbole and, honestly, it is misleading.

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            5.0

            Best Instructional DVD I've seen

            By DVFan

            from Sacramento, CA

            About Me Everyday Reader

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Informative
            • Well Written

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Educational
              • Reference

              Comments about Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2:

              This DVD covers the camera end to end and then explains a lot of other stuff besides. I had to watch several times and still go back to it for tips.

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              3.0

              I need more

              By Jason

              from Green Bay, Wisconsin

              About Me Rarely Read

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Deserves Multiple Readings
              • Informative
              • Well Written

              Cons

              • Needs more amatuer info

              Best Uses

              • Older Readers
              • Reference

              Comments about Fusion DVD: The Ultimate Guide to the Canon XL2:

              The product is great. It has a lot of info and is very well organized. I have watched it once and picked up some points. I need to watch it about 20 more times to get all the info out of it.

              I do wish how ever that it explained more about the technical terms it uses. For a novice like me it is somewhat necessary. Over all a great product.

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