Digital Cameras Could Soon Be Able to Shoot Video for Longer than Ever -- But Is That Better?
It's not technology that's keeping most DSLRs from shooting more than 30 minutes of video at a time -- it's a tax law that would require the camera companies to pay more as soon as their still camera is designated as a video camera. Gizmodo reports that the tariff might soon be lifting, allowing for longer video cuts from DSLRs.
They write, "But would that be a good thing? As it is, 30 minutes is a long time to shoot without a safety net. And DSLR sensors run hot as it is, so imagining two hours or eight hours of continuous shooting in one file? Risky, to say the least."
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