Have a look for some general tips which can improve your video shoot using your camera more conveniently.
Shaky handheld shots are one of the biggest culprits for your video. A tripod is a best way to take shots on flat surface or to take better stills.
Keep plenty of memory cards, tapes, discs with you
Be sure to pick up extra discs, tapes or memory cards, even if your camcorder also comes with built-in memory.
Keep a spare battery
Battery backup is also an important for your camera. So be sure to check out for extra battery before shoot.
Test your equipmentAlways remember to check your all equipment like Camera, Lenses, Tripod, Laptop, memory cards, tapes etc. before shoot.