How-to info for videographers

Learn video equipment, setup, operation, & production

Click to view one of these articles written by Dr. Peter Utz,
author of TODAY'S VIDEO.

Translated by machine a Español, en Français, in Deutsches, in Italiano, no Português

Nearly all articles were updated Feb. 2006 and many provide hard-to-find information about analog video equipment and techniques. Although the analog articles are out-of-date, there seem to be enough people still using analog equipment to make it worth keeping these articles posted. There are also articles about tape based digital video equipment. Of course video production techniques never become obsolete.


Cameras & camcorders





VCRs & editing




Click here to find out more info about the author, Dr. Peter Utz

Click here to see color illustrations referred to in Today's Video 4th edition


Click here to find out more about
Dr. Peter Utz's 2006 book, published by McFarland Publishing.
TODAY'S VIDEO: Equipment, Setup, and Production 4th. edition, a 553 page (900 illustrations) text covering numerous aspects of video and audio.

Click here for a glossary of video terms (302KB)

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