Canon XF 300 Camcorder versus Canon 5DMark2 DLSR video quality

Canon XF300 comparison with Canon 5D Mark II in terms of video footage quality

pros and cons for DSLR videography and pros and cons of Camcorder videography.

DLSR pros:

– quality of the footage
– colour vibrance
– image contrast
-interchangeable lenses
– size – relative small equipment


– no image stabilisation
– large size files
-manual zoom and focus

Camcorder pros:

– long time footage
– small size files
– good quality in daylight
-needs accessories to address the gaps
– automatic zoom and focus


– big size
– not as good as DLSR in low light
– not flexible for interchangeable lenses

About Christian Tudor

professional photographer, main editor at Academy of Photography and owner and principal photographer of Tudor Photography