I need some help from here before I start breaking stuff in frustration.
I have recently bought the Kodak Zi8 pocket camera. I did some trial shots and uploaded them to youtube.
However, I not satisfied with the results at all. My videos aren't nearly as sharp as I'd like them to be. I don't know if it's me doing something wrong or if it's the Zi8's limitation, but I expected much cleaner and sharper images.
Here's what I have done.
I just shot a short video in 720p/60fps mode of me sitting on my couch in my well-lit living room. I transfered the file to my PC and did some very basic editing in Corel Studio Pro X3. I then exported the movie as MPEG-4 HD and uploaded to YouTube.
And lo and behold, I got this ****ty result (click on the vid to watch it in youtube):
My face, my body are all blurry. Switiching to HD helps only a little bit. It's still blurry.
Now, people keep saying they produce great sharp vids with the Kodak Zi8, and I did saw some very nice videos on YouTube created with the Kodak Zi8.
Oh, don't bother the impossible language, it's Hungarian. And yes, I am in my pajamas in the video.
I am very frustrated not being able to get good results from my new pocket cam.
So, is that all I can expect from the Kodak camera or is there something to do to improve the quality?
Help me out please before I shatter my camera with a hammer.
Thanks a lot!