Mastering Sony's PMW-200/300, 160, 150 and 100 XD Cameras from Vortex Media is not your simple "how to" guide. This is produced and presented by a notable expert in the field of XDCAM shooting who brings his more than 32 years of experience to the table to show you both the basics and advanced features of these camcorders. Using his step-by-step approach, you'll cover such topics as camera setup, menus, shooting techniques, choosing a video format, clip naming, file management, clip importing, Picture Profiles, time-code, programming the assign buttons, customizing the viewfinder display, freeze-mix, white balance, multi-matrix, proper use of Zebras, jam-syncing, focus assist functions, shutter speed, gain, time-lapse, slow-motion, camera data files, best practices for importing and archiving footage, and much more.
This is a training DVD that includes tutorials to make sure you understand where, when and how use each feature thereby using the camcorder to its fullest potential. The two discs are comprehensive and contain all the information you need to get started. For the working pro who already owns the camcorder, it can be used as a refresher course to review and expand your knowledge.