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Russell A.
Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
Category: Camera and Video
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Experience:  30 years of experience as a TV station technician gives me a unique understanding of technical equipment issues.
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I have a coolpix 600 camera. I have no clear indication as

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I have a coolpix 600 camera. I have no clear indication as to what setting I should take videos on.
Does it matter. If it does, could you tell me what I should use
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

With this camera, and its superb zoom capability, the video function is relatively simple to use.

It's advisable to shoot video in plenty of light, with this camera, lest the picture come out rather the poorer for low-light-availability.

As for what settings... it to some extent depends upon the subject. Birds, for instance, are a different video subject from sports figures moving about the playing field.

Let me know what specific subject, regarding this camera model, and shooting video, you need to know about, and I will advise you specifically for it.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I mostly want to take videos of my grandchild indoors. In the past I haven't had problems with light. I recently took videos in the manual mode and found that I got stuck there. Everything I took in manual came back as a video. Louie helped me resolve that. I don't want to have something like that happen again.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No. No. No. I'm signed up for a 7 day free trial. If there's any cost to your help I don't want to go any further.
Thank you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi again Russell.
This whole process and organization has me nervous. I want to stop now and also cancel my trial membership.
Could I ask you to confirm that cancellation? None of this is your fault. You have tried to help, but I don't like what
has happened so far.
Thank you
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 year ago.

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