A device used to capture still images.

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NNeed to select a webcam that also has night-vision capability

Using computer vision for detection of nearby objects. Need a webcam with IR capability and good resolution so object detection will work in the dark. Presently using 'Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920'. ...
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GoPro to Android hi res download aborts reporting “Camera Off”

While lo res downloads from my GoPro Hero 4 to my Android HTC One, via the official GoPro app, work fine, the hi res download always aborts after about 5 min reporting that the camera is off. The ...
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Canon 5D mk III vs Sony A7s

I have been shooting both video and stills with my canon 7D for the last 6 years and I am looking to upgrade my kit. My initial thought was to get the 5D Mk III and use it with magic lantern to record ...
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Do Film Makers Want 4k?

I am looking at upgrading our camera equipment and am trying to work out, to 4k or to not 4k? We need a relatively compact camera in size and weight for our productions specifically. For generic ...
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What is the significance of this “RED, Digital, and Film Format Size Chart”?

Little context is offered when this chart: is linked. What does it mean?
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Does 4K impact quality when filming in low light? (other parameters being equal)

I'm wondering if filming with a 4K camera, possibly downsizing to Full HD, will give better detail than filming with a Full HD camera (other parameters being equals). Sub-question (maybe I should ...
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Are there softmods available for removing the time limit on HD video for Fujifilm Finepix S1

Fujifilm Finepix S1 makes really fine pix indeed, and the videos are also quite nice. One fly in the ointment, however, is that when filming HD video, one shot is limited to 24 or 15 minutes (720p60 ...
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Is a 1/2.3" sensor good enough for tv?

I just purchased a Panasonic HC-X1000 but now having second thoughts because I only now learned that the image sensor, being a tiny 1/2.3" sensor, is no better than that in a compact camcorder or ...
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Edius can't open avi video created by Sony camera

I have a .avi video that is the output of a Sony camera, and tried to open it in Edius software, versions 5.50 and 6.8, but failed to open the video in both versions. I don't want to convert the video ...
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After Effects: Create an isometric/orthographic Camera

I know that its not possible to create an non-perspective camera in after effects. But I read about a way to fake the effect of an isometric camera in after effects. I just didn't find something ...
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After Effects: Parent a Camera's position to a Null-Object with specific Off-Set

I am just struggling with a simple expression thing I guess. I have a camera looking at an Object in 3D Space. Actually The Object is at [0,0,0]. The Camera's position is at [29,-1637,-2248]. What I ...
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Marshall Video Cameras and BMD ATEM

I've been looking at some of the Marshall Video gear to be used with my BlackMagic ATEM TV Studio. I'm wondering if anyone else has used any of these? Specifically the CV550-CS/B ...
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Can I record directly to a computer with the HC-V250?

I'm considering purchase of the Panasonic HC-V250, but my primary use case is recording directly to a folder on my computer. (I do a lot of post-production editing, so I need all the files on my ...
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What's the best way to video chess/go/baduk/weiqi board from above (i.e. top down view)?

Are there special equipment to fix a camera in a top down view?
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How to stitch images from DIY panorama video rig with 3 canon 60d's?

I want to build a camera rig with 3 canon 60d's to get some kind of panorama video. To verify my idea before building the real rig, I've implemented the setup in Blender to test all possible cases: ...
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Thousands of frames per second?

Are there any (consumer) cameras, capable of shooting ~1000 frames per second? Googling for high speed cameras I found that GoPro is able to take 120 frames per second and some of Photron or ...
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Camera randomly re-connects to PC

I don't know if it's the right place to post this question or I should go to StackOverflow, but I'll give it a try. I've got my camera connected to PC. It works just fine. But sometimes, let's say ...
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Does the new Panasonic 4k LUMIX LX100 seem like a good entry-level 4k camera?

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Achieve a video warping effect, where it appears like the camera was shifted

I am writing this topic in regard to a very interesting effect I've observed while watching tennis games. An example can be found on the Facebook page called "Tennis Channel", e.g. the last posted ...
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Making the camera travel through a hole in a letter

I need to know if there is a way for a camera to travel through a hole in a letter or something flashy like a portal in After Effects CC.
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What is This Zooming/Opening Cinematographic Technique Called? [duplicate]

Some time ago, I wondered about what this particular cinematographic technique is. I figured out that what's happening is the camera is simultaneously moving away and closing its field of view (or ...
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Looking for a name of a flickering problem

i'm looking for a name of a certain video problem/artifact. it might be a child of the "rolling shutter" class, but something in my brain says there is a dedicated name for it. how the create the ...
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Small profile camera for recording a lecture (from a student's seat)

I would like to videotape my professors' lectures much like others record the audio from the lectures. Of course I don't want to be a nuisance for my other classmates, so I'm wondering what my best ...
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What is the cheapest camera I can plug external microphone to?

I am working on some homemade lectures so I need good quality of sound, but unfortunately I do not have any budget so far(amateur stuff). I am looking for a camera that can shoot in Full HD and can ...
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What is good software for camera recording under Linux?

I use Linux(Mint Linux Petra) and will probably switch to Ubuntu 14 soon. I need to record video with my camera on my laptop(imagine I use a web-camera for simplification) and I need to see real-time ...
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Sony Handycam HDR-CX210 Creates JPGs Frequently While Shooting Video

I have a Sony Handycam HDR-CX210, and I shot 10 minutes of footage continuously tonight. When I imported it into my PC, the Handycam's memory also included 80-ish JPG images that were stills from the ...
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Advice on how to determine right camera equipment and set up for multi-sport court?

We are building a 65ft x 30ft multi-sport court with 13ft walls all around (similar to the one pictured) and we would like to know what video camera equipment would be the most appropriate in order to ...
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Audio monitoring w/ headphones through HDMI port

I'm looking at a new camera that has a mic in and audio control, but no headphones out. Is there a way to get live audio out of a camera using the HDMI port and plugging into headphones? I want to be ...
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Making lenses (water and dust) splashproof?

Some lenses are build splashproof, while others aren't. What is the least expensive method to make a lens splashproof which is not splashproof?
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Image plane mark on Grass Valley Infinity

I'm working on a Grass Valley Infinity and for a specific application I need to know the image plane position (ie sensor position). But I can't find the image plane mark like this : So I have two ...
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Recommendation for a flying camera device

Does anyone have any experience using flying devices that you can mount a camera to? I would like to try this just as a side hobby and there are a lot of links and information that come up once you do ...
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Camera features useful when recording a live high school basketball game?

What features should I be looking for in a camera (typically found in cameras less than $1000) for shooting a high school basketball game? The intent is to use the video for "Game Film" type analysis ...
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Using gopro hero 3 white/black with 3d- anything to watch out for?

I am looking at buying a pair of black edition go pros and a 3d kit (mount with sync cable) I read elsewhere online about some issues with earlier models with the firmware etc. Does anyone know if ...
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which camera is best for conducting the interview constantly as one-man show?

i tried some DSLR but those have some video shoot limit like 20 minuets. please help me for select good tools like (camera, light, microphone) in low budget. i want to shoot constantly 2hr ...
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Line between photographer and video

Just been reading an article on dpreview about the panasonic gh4. The newest hyrbid that almost seems like a crossover product between photography and videography. The 4k video sounds pretty cool. 30 ...
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How did cameramen manually focus in the film days?

In the days before LCDs and digital cameras, manually focusing an interchangeable lens still camera wasn't a whole lot different than it is today. In most designs, you had a mirror that gave the ...
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What equipment should I get for starting out making professional quality films?

I want to start two short film projects but I don't know what equipment I need to get a good professional quality result. I've been saving some money so I hope budget is not a problem. Also, what's ...
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.SAV live video?

I bought a camera that I plan on using for my videos. The problem? It streams over the network, live, in a format that I've never even heard of. .sav I've tried everything, and I don't know how to ...
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Is it possible to find a webcam with large aperture?

I'm looking for a Webcam with large aperture and shallow depth of field, similar to the F 1.8 Canon lenses, so far It has been really difficult since most of the specifications for any webcam are ...
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Smooth horizontal and vertical camera movement

I have a Canon EOS 60D camera. I want to use this to take some video by moving the camera smoothly in horizontal and vertical axis. For example, if I want to take video of the bezel of a TV, I'd like ...
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UHS1 vs. Class 10 sd card (Samsung dv100)

Looking to buy a new memory card for my Samsung dv100. After reading the manual, asking samsung support and searching the web, I still don't understand whether buying UHS1 card is an "overkill" for ...
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Correcting video flicker problem caused by camera's auto white balance

I have shot a video with a handheld camera that uses auto white balance. Unfortunately, the auto white balance seems to have done more harm than good. The camera was readjusting the white balance ...
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Finding a highest megapixel camera for PC [closed]

How can i have a PC camera/webcam that have high quality as a portable camera, like the Nikon D800 have 35 MP. I can't find a PC camera that have the same Megapixel ? Even the Microsoft Lifecam have ...
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I am not able to take video with my SD card

I purchased a Sandisk ultra with 64GB of memory for like 60$ but now it will not allow me to take videos. Why is this and is there any way to change it? When I display the info on the screen I can see ...
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What can cause poor quality video in Canon point&shoot camera?

I recorded some videos from my superzoom compact camera Canon Powershot SX150 IS. When I run these videos on camera itself, they run fine. But when I move them on PC and run it, I can see it being ...
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Calibrate internal camera under Windows [closed]

My internal camera (shown as USB 2.0 camera, but it is mounted in the laptop screen) shows all pictures quite blueish in different lighting situations. Manual post processing of photos/videos greatly ...
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Camera for live feed-transfer to external monitor in adjacent room?

I need a camera that functions like a surveillance or webcamera but that I can output to a computer monitor (via adapters) with a VGA-cable. I could perhaps use a normal camcorder for this, but I find ...
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Avoiding motion blur from a network camera

I'm a newbie here. I have a problem that I don't really understand. Hopefully, someone can share their experience. If I have an ip camera of 1) 640x480(sensor width = 3.6mm), 2) focal length from ...
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What is this strange second camera?

I don't know is this is the correct place to ask this but ... I've watched several "making of" of current movies and noticed a thing i cannot explain. What is this strange "secondary" camera you ...
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What camera to use for classroom/lecture recording?

We want to install HD IP cameras in our classrooms to record lectures and make them available online. We are having a hard time finding the right one. Most are geared towards surveillance. Any ...