We have Canon Vixia SDHC card cameras that are available for checkout. These cameras are supplied with 16GB SDHC cards which can hold approximately four hours of HD footage. Cameras are checked out with a battery and AC adapter. You can also request a tripod, if desired.
Digital video cameras give users the ability to film video which can later be edited with software such as iMovie or Premier. These cameras use mini DV video tapes and connect to computers via 4-pin firewire. Cameras are checked out with a battery and AC adapter. You can also request a tripod, if desired.
Small, portable pocket cameras, like the Flip Video Camera and Sony Bloggie are useful when filming on the go. These cameras are portable and easy to use, but have a limited ability to zoom. Footage is stored on the hard drive and the camera connects to a computer using a built in USB connection. Special software maybe needed to convert the video
Educational Technology Services has a variety of digital still cameras available for check out. Small, "point and click" cameras have several automatic features, including auto flash and focus. Cameras are loaned out with a SD card and battery.
Digital SLR cameras are available for those who need more control and precision with their pictures. We have some additional lenses, including a 17-85mm, 18-55mm, 70-300mm, and a wide-angle zoom lens. We also have a Speedlite 430 EXII flash. Cameras are loaned out with a SD card and battery.
Our 35mm film camera stock is limited. These cameras use 35mm film and allow users to adjust shutter speed and aperture settings. A variety of available lenses allow users to focus on objects close-up or far away, and colored gels can add a tint to your developed photos.
Document cameras are designed to show images or 3-D objects onto an attached display, such as a TV or projector. A small video camera is attached to an arm and focuses on an object placed on the base of the unit. Most Smart Classrooms have a document camera incorporated with the system. They can be delivered to classrooms and other areas on campus as requested, but are not available for general checkout.