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Digital SLR video survey Results

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A poll about the video feature in Digital SLRs

Do you own a stills camera with video capability?

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Yes 57.3%
No 42.7%

Have you ever shot video using a stills camera?

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Yes 45.6%
No 54.4%

What do you think of the recent introduction of video on Digital SLRs (DSLR)?

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Iím excited by the opportunities it offers 15.2%
Itís interesting, but I donít feel I know enough about it to pass comment 20.1%
Iíd dabble if my DSLR had it, but thatís about it 24.6%
Itís just another gimmick Ė Iíll stick to shooting stills 35.8%
Never 4.3%

Which manufacturer would you say is at the forefront of video technology on DSLRs?

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Nikon 28%
Canon 54.2%
Panasonic 8%
Sony 9.9%

When you buy your next DSLR, how likely are you to choose one with a video capability?

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Highly likely 10.6%
Probably, but it wonít be the primary purchase driver 52%
Highly unlikely 29.9%
Never 7.4%

If you were to shoot video with a DSLR, what end use would you put it to? (tick all relevant answers)

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Other (please state) 7.4%
My website 15.2%
Social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter etc) 15.3%
Sharing with family and friends 44.8%
Creating a short film 16.5%
Promotion for my/someone elseís business 8.2%

What would make using video on a DSLR more appealing to you? (tick all relevant answers)

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
A better understanding of the technical side 18.6%
The cameras being cheaper 17.3%
Tuition on how to get good results 19%
Nothing, I donít want to shoot video with a DSLR 45.1%

How do you think video will affect photography in the future?

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Video will take over from stills photography 2%
The two will happily co-exist side by side 56.1%
Stills will always be the preferred way to capture memories 28.9%
I donít know/care 13%

What video editing software do you use?

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Adobe Premier 9.8%
Sony Vegas 3.2%
Corel Video Studio 2.5%
Pinnacle Studio 4.3%
Roxio Creator 4.6%
Magix Movie Edit Pro 1.2%
I don't use a video editor 74.4%

If ePHOTOzine had a section dedicated to using video on DSLRs, how often would you look at it?

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Every day 4.7%
Once a week 18.6%
Once a month 32.9%
Never 43.8%

How would you describe yourself as a photographer?

  0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
Professional 6.1%
Semi professional 20.2%
Enthusiast 67%
Beginner 6.7%