A device used to capture still images.

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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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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 are the minimum camera characteristics required to record a movie for cinema?

What are the minimum characteristics required for a camera to project a movie taken by it on a standard cinema screen? I mean anything that affects the quality of the picture seen on the screen. What ...
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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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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 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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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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How can I put a camera with a standard tripod point on my head?

I've got a video camera with a standard screw-in tripod point. I would like to put that camera on my head to make a video while cycling. Are there any helmet mounts or similar I can purchase designed ...
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BMPCC + rafcamera arri b to mft + optar 1.2/12mm = vignetting

BMPCC does not support super16 lens? Example 1.3T - 16T video test
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Live-stream HD camera to stream on one's own Wordpress website

I was wondering if someone could help me with this project with live-stream cameras. I am not sure what the best camera / broadcast transmitter or internet package I should purchase to ensure that it ...
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Panasonic G7 - Low cost zoom lens for video

I'm about to buy the Panasonic Lumix G7 (body) and I would really like some advice about the best lens I can get for it at less than 400$ if possible. I want it for shooting video, and the lens should ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Virtual webcam with MJPEG output

I have an very specific situation maybe someone can help with. The short story/question: Is there a virtual webcam software that can output as a virtual webcam in the motion JPEG (MJPEG) format? ...
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Using TVs and cameras instead of windows (in recording studio)

I have a sound-proofed 3 room recording studio with no windows between the rooms. Problem is, my musicians can't see each other while tracking. This isn't a problem when tracking individual ...
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Reference Request: Camera Movements

In order to produce a new logo revealing animation I was just searching the web for useful reference pages dealing with advanced camera movements. By "Camera movements" I don't mean the basic tilting, ...
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Are there any small battery powered 360 degree cameras capable of a native “google cardboard” format output over HDMI connection?

The question is really part #2 of the following project: I'm looking into mounting a 360 degree camera to a drone to get a view like this camera captures and can output the video like a webcam in ...
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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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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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.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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Why do cinema cameras cost too much?

Why do professional digital cinema cameras like ARRI ALEXA, RED Epic cost that much? They record 4k so do other cheap cameras?
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Does the new Panasonic 4k LUMIX LX100 seem like a good entry-level 4k camera?

he-panasonic-4k-lx100-is-a-lot-of-camera-for-the-price?utm_source=www.lwks.com+subscribers&utm_campaign=42f49e8a2f-RSN_Nov07_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_079aaa3026-42f49e8a2f-77397533 ...
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how can we shoot tv show so “tarak mehta ka ulta chasma” it will look like “house of card”?

Hi stackexchange folks. I need your help. I want to know that if we want to shoot TV show as following like "house of card" TV show video quality. then what are the changes or steps we need to ...
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Are movies recorded on film?

I was watching BTS of Batman V Superman and I saw this camera with the film thing on top of it. Is it actualy the place where the film is or it is something else. Are movies recorded on films still ...
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which are the good camcorder or DSLR to make video tutorials or MOOC to show on wide screen using projector?

I need your help to find best video recording equipment for shooting videos for online video dissemination and projector based. Please help me to know that what is the difference between shooting ...
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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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kind of equipment used in this video

In the attached video, the camera films the crowd from above. How is this achieved? What kind of equipment is the camera equipped with?
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Choosing a Video Camera

I am videoing myself giving instructions against a 10' x 10' green screen. I am about to purchase lights and now I need to select a video camera that will give me the best videos which will be put on ...
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can we use “GoPro Hero 4” camera to shoot video tutorials or elearning courses or moocs? [duplicate]

Hello video stackexchange experts. I need your help to know that is it good idea to use GoPro Hero 4 to shoot MOOCs or video tutorials? I have listed out few of the sample videos here. Clay ...
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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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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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Blackmagic Cinema Camera: recording, bitrate and bitdepth

If connecting a Blackmagic Cinema Camera via Thunderbolt to a laptop, can you record directly to the harddrive of the laptop? Which bitrate does have these recordings if using ProRes HQ422 at ...
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Is it possible to charge a panasonic HDC SD900 while filming?

On this camera, the battery can only be charged inside the camera. So I cannot charge one battery while using an other. My only alternative is to charge while I film. Can I do that?
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SportShot Action Camera Screen not Working

This may not be the right community to ask in, and if it is, I would appreciate someone telling me where I should ask this question. Anyway, I was filming with my SportShot, and I shot a soccer ball ...
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Can I use 2 usb capture devices on the same computer

I have two identical video capture cards like this : http://global.kworld-global.com/main/prod_in.aspx?mnuid=1248&modid=6&fcid=36&pcid=298&ifid=453&prodid=88&flag=1 PC ...
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How Do I can do a live streaming of JPG imagens?

I saw you talking about making videos with jpgs in linux, How can I do a live streaming from videos sent by a security cam? The cam just send jpgs by ftp even 1seg.
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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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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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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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How to make a Camera Slider with bearings?

I wan't to make a camera slider with bearings that is very smooth. I haven't come up with a good idea yet. I wan't it to be able to be placed on a tripod. Can you please show me som links and tips ...
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is this movie “I Am Kalam (2010)” shot with sony nx level camera?

Please check this video and help me to know that can we shoot same quality level movie using Sony HXR NX1 Video Camera Thanks for help in advance.
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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 ...