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Wednesday August 22, 2012 is the new graduate student open house, so I will be talking about the cameras, video cameras, lights, tripods, Flat panel TV’s and images that you can borrow.

Cameras that students may borrow.

Tripod can be used with video cameras as well as the point-and-shoot cameras.

Canon Video camera

Items in the VRC: Cameras

The Visual Resources Collection in room 1107 has all kinds of equipment that students may borrow. You must sign out the equipment and then return it, either within a few hours or overnight.

Cameras that students may borrow.

Cameras that students may borrow.

Clockwise from top left: The 14.1 mega pixel black Panasonic Lumix ZS8 has 16x optical zoom, an 8gb memory card, and operates on a rechargeable battery.

The 12.1 mega pixel blue Panasonic Lumix FS15 has 5x optical zoom, a 4gb memory card, and operates on a rechargeable battery.

The 14.1 mega pixel Nikon Coolpix L120 has 21x optical zoom, an 8gb memory card, video recording, and operates with two AA batteries.

The 5.1 mega pixel Sony Cyber-Shot has 3x optical zoom, a 256mb memory card, and operates with two AA batteries.

All cameras have a cable to download images via USB to your computer.  The VRC also has memory card readers to borrow as well.