Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best camcorders for wedding need to offer good quality on low light and a pretty high optical zoom range to get distant scenes. Also, Mini DV format works best for wedding photography.

One of the secrets about selecting a wedding video camcorder is that you don't need the highest-end gear for the purpose. Some of the best camcorders for wedding videos are basic digital format camcorder models that are paired with other essentials and accessories, like a sturdy but lightweight tripod, remote microphone system and a flawless audio mixer. Choose a camcorder that produces good stills and allows manual controls for to focus, shutter speed, exposure and white balance. Additionally, note that the top-rated camcorders for weddings can shoot very well in low-light, and have reasonable optical zoom rather than extra digital zoom.


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Canon Vixia HF G10
Panasonic HDC-TM900K
JVC Everio GS-TD1
Panasonic HDC-SD90
Canon Vixia HF G10  32 GB  Flash Media  Hard Drive Camcorder
Panasonic HDC-TM900K Camcorder
JVC Everio GS-TD1 High Definition 3D Camcorder
Panasonic HDC-SD90K Camcorder
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Release Date
Feb 2011
Jan 2011
Apr 2011
Feb 2011
HDD Size
32.0 GB
32.0 GB
64.0 GB
Optical Zoom
10.0 x
12.0 x
10.0 x
21.0 x
Recording Format
Flash Media, AVCHD
Flash Media, High Definition, AVC, H.264, MPEG
Flash Media, High Definition
AVCHD, MEPG-4, AVC, H.264, High Definition
Recording System
NTSC
NTSC
NTSC, PAL
NTSC
Camcorder Type
Digital
Digital
Digital, 3D
Digital, 3D
CCD Quantity
1.0
3.0
1.0
1.0
Memory Still Resolution
2.07 MegaPixels
14.2 MegaPixels
3.32 MegaPixels
3.32 MegaPixels
Recordable Media
Flash Media
Flash Media
High Definition
High Definition, Flash Media, AVCHD
Use
Video, Photo Viewing
Video
Video
Video, Photo Viewing
Average Rating
 4.3 stars
 4.7 stars
 3.9 stars
 4.3 stars
Optics
83% Positive
17% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
Interface
60% Positive
40% Negative
100% Positive
Video
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative
83% Positive
17% Negative
Battery
50% Positive
50% Negative