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What’s the best golf-swing aid? That’s easy. A video camera.
With video, you can identify in less than 10 minutes swing the flaws that otherwise might go undetected for years.
I’m often asked for recommendations for high-speed video cameras for filming the golf swing. Based on my experience and from my conversations with golfers and golf professionals, Casio dominates because they offer the features that we golfers want, at an affordable price.
So below are “good, better, best” suggestions from the Casio product line. (The text and photos are linked to the products’ Amazon pages.) In reality, though, I don’t think you need to consider the camera (the Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1) that’s in the “best” category, because most of the technology from that camera has been incorporated into the “good” and “better” of the Casio offerings.
If you’re new to golf-swing video analysis and if you’re going to analyze your swing yourself, I highly recommend you read Michael Breed’s “The Picture-Perfect Golf Swing: The Complete Guide to Golf Swing Video Analysis.”
Good Video Cameras For Filming Golf Swings
Golf Swing Filmed With the Casio Exilim EX-FS-10 at 210 Frames Per Second
Casio EX-FC150 10.1MP High Speed Digital Camera with 5x Zoom with CMOS Shift Image Stabilization and 2.7 inch LCD (Black)
Golf Swing Filmed With the Casio EX-FC150 at 120 Frames Per Second
• Canon PowerShot SD4000IS 10 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 3.8x Optical Zoom and f/2.0 Lens (Black)
• Canon PowerShot ELPH 100 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 4X Optical Zoom (Silver)
• Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS 12.1 MP Digital Camera (Black)
A Better Video Camera For Golf Swings
Golf Swing Filmed With the Casio Exilim EX-FH20
A Best Video Camera For Golf Swings
Golf Swing Filmed With the Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1