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Why must you require an Action Camera for your travel? | Cameras & Gears

Action Camera Meaning:

Action cameras are specially built to offer easy and fast operation in most compact packages. Although it is built for video shooting, all action cameras also provide an option to have still photography.

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Let’s understand the great features of an action camera point-by-point.

Time in action:

Its fast operation is not only about the frame rate of the videos, but it reduces the process time needed in between viewing the beautiful scenery and clicking the photograph or start shooting a video.

No other camera or mobile can capture the images as fast as an action camera can. This is because the action cameras are very tiny, and they offer single button operation. Whereas mobile phones take time to bring out of pocket, unlock, start the camera, adjust the mode or focus and start shooting. On the other hand, DSLR are heavy and also comparatively takes more time in action.

So if you are a frequent traveler without an action cam, you must experience one a while that we show something extremely beautiful or important, desired madly to capture the moment in camera but at the end we missed it due to the delay in the time of action.

Whereas action cam helps a great in such conditions as they are very handy to carry and require no time in starting the action. After frequent use, we may even improve in the process time.

Video Stability:

The second major important feature of the action cam is the video stability. This is where action cam beats the dslr and expensive mobile phones. As it is built for video shooting on the go, it provides a great image stabilization option without a gimbal.

Mobile phones and DSLRs are good for video shooting when they are put on the tripod, but not well while filming a video by walking or running while holding the camera. This is where the action camera required the most. Using an expensive gimbal with the DSLR or mobile may solve the issues but it adds additional cost as well weight which is not suitable to travelers except going on professional shooting.

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