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shredsthegnar 07-07-2010 11:45 AM

Wakeboarding camera
 
Whats a good camera for filming hd wakeboarding or any action sports.

ilikebeaverandboats 07-07-2010 11:59 AM

From Point of view or far away?

jmuthafnp 07-07-2010 12:23 PM

I have been having good luck with the Flip Ultra HD with the waterproof housing. You can be up and running with 720p for around $200. Check out my latest little video creation shot with the Flip:

<object width="400" height="300"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12933316&amp;server=vimeo.co m&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_port rait=0&amp;color=&amp;fullscreen=1" /><embed src="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12933316&amp;server=vimeo.co m&amp;show_title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_port rait=0&amp;color=&amp;fullscreen=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" width="400" height="300"></embed></object><p><a href="http://vimeo.com/12933316">wakeboardSTL - Freeze Frame - Chance Bixby</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user2989938">John Pretti</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>

I'm no pro editor or filmer, just having some fun, but this will at least give you an idea.

ilikebeaverandboats 07-07-2010 12:27 PM

I have a regular flip, works real well and is super simple to use. Nice for a general use camera. If you plan on mounting a camera on a board, helmet, or on the boat for surfing, I would go with the Vholdr. The go pro is cheaper but the Vholdr is better. both hav HD options

shredsthegnar 07-07-2010 1:32 PM

im talking bout like a top of the line video camera like from the boat or shore video.

alevitt 07-07-2010 2:32 PM

You want top of the line? Try this: http://www.red.com/cameras/
Or there's the standard that everybody seems to use: http://www.panasonic.com/business/pr...x200/index.asp

sidekicknicholas 07-07-2010 2:51 PM

I got a kodak Playsport... shoots 1080p and was $150. Like a flip but no case needed, alreay waterproof

sidekicknicholas 07-07-2010 2:53 PM

this is the first thing I shot with it.... its 720p (make sure you change it to 720p)
<object width="640" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/iSJ8OQZHIWw&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/iSJ8OQZHIWw&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="640" height="385"></embed></object>

wakemania 07-08-2010 8:34 AM

Nick, with the Playsport, can you do screen shots or pull out frames like you can the flip?

Sorry for the highjack.


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