From time to time, i like to dabble in making my own videos. But until now, i've been just using basic normal res DV formats. One of the things i've noticed more recently is that when you see a video from the apple site, it seems to look really 'clean' looking. An example would be the most recent video of the tour of Leopard. Its nicely sharp and crisp. Another one which springs to mind was the short clips of various movie makers such as the Cohen Brothers talking about Apple Macs and the ProRes format etc. Each of them seemed really crisp and clean. Is that something that can be acheived with more average kit ? Or is it really realm of the pro stuff. How do they manage it ? by average kit i mean a typical HD camcorder as a source.