Canon HV20/Beginner


macrumors member
Original poster
Mar 15, 2009
I made a post about a month ago on Wedding Videography.

I am thinking about getting a Canon HV 20 to film some concerts, events, weddings, interviews, etc. Do you think this will do for a beginner?

Also...I don't know much about lighting. What would u suggest for lighting to film a concert or event that is inside?

Thanks for the help


macrumors 65816
Nov 28, 2006
Nashville Tennessee
The HV20 is a consumer camcorder, so it should do just fine. However, is isn't that great in low light so events that tend to be poorly lit (like weddings) will look rather grainy.

For concerts, you should have plenty of stage lighting - just use manual exposure (if that model offers manual exporsue).

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