Make your own letterboxed movies with native widescreen video gear.
By Suzanne Kantra Kirschner
Posted 04.12.2004 at 12:29 pm 0 Comments
If your home videos never quite have the gravitas of Hollywood epics, you can always blame the aspect ratio--the boxy, 4:3 standard TV format. Or you could have. New camcorders that shoot in native widescreen (16:9), paired with a portable HD editing deck, will present your work in true cinematic style.
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