The incredible shrinking tools of pro video

Shot my first video documentary some 20 years ago on bulky 3/4″ videotape in a U-Matic Ikegami shoulder cam that weighed more than 30 pounds with full sound gear.  The JVC tape deck and editing equipment filled a large room. Later replaced the Ikgemi with a Sony Betacam SP, which used half-inch tape with a […]