PURPOSE: To prolong the life of a lamp by providing a lighting control means which controls lighting of an illumination lamp from the electronic camera side.
CONSTITUTION: A video transfer adapter 1A provided with an illumination lamp 2 which projects the picture on a film 6, an electronic camera 10A which is set to this adapter 1A and transfers and records the projected picture to a recording medium B, and a lighting control means A which controls lighting of an illumination lamp 2 from the side of the electronic camera 10A are provided. A lighting means A' which lights the illumination lamp 2 only in the recording mode of the electronic camera 10A is provided. The illumination lamp 2 of the video transfer adapter 1A is lit only at the time of requiring it for picture transfer, and the illumination lamp 2 is lit only when the electronic camera 10S is set to the recording mode. Thus, the life of the lamp is prolonged, and the power consumption of the lamp is reduced.