Category Archives: Camera

Camera Basics

Here are the basic steps when you are assigned as camera operator. I would ask the speakers ahead of time if they want to be recorded and also find out which order they are speaking in. Make sure their SD … Continue reading

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SD Cards for Video

One of the questions asked me last night was, “Can I use my SD card again to record a speech if it already has a speech one it?” The answer is this. You can continue using the SD card at … Continue reading

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How to Adjust the Audio Level

If you are the camcorder operator, it’s good to check the audio volume just in case someone has been playing with the buttons and changed the settings. Here is how to do that. The first thing to do after you … Continue reading

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Video Tips for Toastmasters

Thanks to Steve W. for the great job taking this video. If your club has a video camera to record speeches here are some tips to make your video as good as possible. Arrive early. Setup the camera and practice … Continue reading

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New Video Camera – Canon VIXIA HF R30

Here is the new video camera the club purchased. You will need an SD card with a speed class of 4, 6, or 10. The red arrow points to where you will see the speed class. A 4gb card will … Continue reading

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