Pro video blog…Produced by Philip Johnston DoP/Editor


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

3 thoughts on “The Overview of the Panasonic AG-AC8 camcorder

  1. Does it have a flashing red record light on the front?… when the girl is making the cake, her face reflects the red flash a few times..

    HDW : Thats a reflection from her metal spatula

  2. Very nice review, Philip.

    Nice camera as well – I was particularly interested to hear that it does not hunt.

    I can see the utility of a shoulder mount relative to the Gliders Grey rig that I mount my AC160A onto. I have to be very careful going in/out of doorways.

    The cook seems to be extremely accommodating.

    I suspect I would have been attacked with a rolling pin had I tried to record any proceedings in my kitchen.

    I hope you don’t eat an of that stuff. It does not look low-cal to me.

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