Trying to work out whether spending extra on getting a semi-pro promo-video done was worth the $$, or whether a DIY job is perfectly adequate for getting higher-end gigs? If you have a few mins, please have a listen to these clips of my band through headphones and let me have your thoughts on whether we did the right thing in spending the extra on getting a semi-pro video (#3) done? The three clips (which should come up if you click on the links) are: #1 fully DIY ($"free" - obviously after I had invested in a video cam, a decent mic and some video editing software! I used a Panasonic V750, a Rode Stereo videomic and PowerDirector 15 video editing software). Set up the camera on location, with -10dB mic input to avoid distortion, and took the recording from two separate events to provide a bit of variety. #2 low budget promo-video by a mate ($100) - hobby enthusiast with a couple of cameras in a bar, one stationery and one hand held to get more interesting clips. #3 medium budget promo-video ($950) - sound separately recorded in the studio and "live" video overlayed with the drummer using a click track to keep us to time! A couple of days time and effort involved.