Most stills cameras - whether a DSLR, compact system camera (CSC) or one of Sony's latest Single Lens Translucent (SLT) models - come equipped with a video capture mode.

If you're looking to spend upwards of £500, but less than the crucial £1,000 mark, then there's a wide choice available of models that each offer their own pros and cons. Spending more money doesn't always equate to a 'better' movie mode, however, so there's a lot to consider.

In our guide to the best DSLRs, SLTs and CSCs between £500 and £1,000, we'll explore every detail through from operability to final capture and audio quality.

While we've seen all of these cameras individually, and assessed them on their overall ability, this feature solely focuses on each camera's movie capture abilities. The selection of models represents the most prolific cross section available on the market within the price bracket. So which of these sub-£1,000 models is best for video capture? Read on…