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BillyTRichVa Registered since 21st Aug 2012Tue 04-Sep-12 10:12 PM
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I am looking for any tips in taking movies of Christmas Lights. These are not static lights, but rather are extremely active. Each year I take movies of my display and each year I am disappointed in that I don't have as much control as I'd like using the inexpensive digital camcorders I have used in the past. I am thinking I need to keep the camera from auto focusing since the lights are changing so often (and so fast), but as far as this goes, frequent changes to the aperture are probably not going to help either.

I have about 3 months before I will need to film the real thing, so I hopefully will have the challenge well at hand before the lights go on. Anything you all can offer me will be greatly appreciated.

For an example of the lights in question, you can go to the website at summerleafchristmas.com.

Thanks in advance!
BillyT.

  

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