I need a good Sk8boarding camcorder

I am in desperate need of a good skateboarding camcorder that i could also purchase a fish eye lens for. It would probably have to be under $300. I am currently looking at the mini dv cameras. But any advice or info would be appreciated.

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i have the Flip video camera, works GREAT while i skateboard
TeacherOfTheWays (author)  GorillazMiko9 years ago
but how long can it record for? isnt it one of those cheap ones???
I currently do a lot of taping for board video's. I would love one of those crazy expensive deals..... but I can't afford it. I do just fine with an oldschool 8mm tape camera....I've never seen one without the lens threads for fish eyes or anything else. if you go this route you could pick up a cam for like 100 bucks or less....... but you'll need a TV tuner card for your comp to put the video on it for editing. I also use a cheap digital camera/camcorder..... for different angles and its good for sneaking around places
TeacherOfTheWays (author)  chaoscampbell9 years ago
Cool thanks.
best part about the cheap 8mm is that it takes good quality footage but its not rediculasly expensive. I don't worry about it at all. I pass it around at the skate shop and if were street skating I don't worry about rain or anything. I make sure the tape is safe and thats my only concern. there pretty durable too. I've dropped mine, I've had people land on it and me in a bad bail, its even been ran over by boarders a couple times...... think just keeps working.
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TeacherOfTheWays (author)  chaoscampbell9 years ago
thanks ,hey if you are a sk8tr then you should join my group if u haven't already.

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I'm not much of a skater. I can keep my balance and go foward. I just tape..... and edit/produce a video in the end
TeacherOfTheWays (author)  chaoscampbell9 years ago
o well you can still join ;-) my group is for anyone that enjoys anything related to sk8boarding or filming sk8ing. So please join!!!!!