A device used to capture still images.

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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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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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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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Is the high-framerate crop mode in the Red Scarlet camera practical?

I'm pretty excited by the new Red Scarlet, but one point seems very limiting about its (high-)framerate capacity: It's actually cropping the image on the frame when shooting at framerates higher than ...
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Does the new Panasonic 4k LUMIX LX100 seem like a good entry-level 4k camera?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...