Video on the Canon T1i

When looking for a new DSLR there is much more to consider than simply the image quality. Canon recently unveiled the Rebel T2i and one of the main features they are trying to advertise from day 1 is not the exceptional image quality, but the fact that it shoots 1080p HD video (an advertising position which has not changed from the original T1i, which I recently purchased).

Can a portable still-camera’s video really useful for the amateur photographer looking to get into videography though? I decided to test the T1i’s video and see if it really performs as well as claimed. I think the results speak for themselves:

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