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Does it make sense to upgrade my set up to 4K from a (Canon) 70D set up?

I'm not very experienced, but I keep hearing, "it's a good time to upgrade to a 4K setup". This is quite expensive, especially at this stage, but does it make sense from a logistical point of view? ...
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which file format to use for the ios app tutorial which should be embedded inside the app?

we have developed ios application, and now stacked at tutorial preparations , google does not helped too much. Our issue is the following : what format will allow us to have the most size-wise ...
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Are there Tripods to film the bottom when writing on a paper?

I would like to make some short movie clips explaining how algorithms work. To do so, I would like to film how I write / scribble on the paper. Are there tripods which support filming what is ...
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FPS drops when recording video

I have a DSLR camera which can record a HD movie at 60fps. My question is that, sometimes when recording, the FPS seems to drop below 60fps. What caused this problem? I used a class 10/UHS-1 SD card ...
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What does an external video recorder like a Ninja offer?

According to the Ninja Website Take your consumer camera to a truly Pro recording device. Avoid the internal MPEG compression & go from sub 30Mbps MPEG to 220Mbps ready to edit 10-bit 422 ...
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Good device for recording me using my mobile phone

I'm an app developer and would like a (preferably not too bulky) head mounted video recording hardware that I can use to record me using my mobile phone. Operating the mobile phone works by holding ...
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Recording me write my notes and my speech at my desk

I am looking for a fairly cheap set-up (budget: ~C$200) to do the following: videotape the set of notes that I am writing; record my speech as I explain what I am writing. An example of what I ...
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Why is my Sony Alpha 6000 not synchronzing with other recorders?

Using a Canon 70D and a couple stand-alone audio recorders, I have no trouble matching footage between the different devices. With the Sony Alpha 6000, I can't line them up on the Premiere timeline: ...
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PC instead of external recorder

I have a camera which outputs uncompressed HDMI. I understand that I can buy an external recorder (e.g., Atomos) to record the video, but is it possible to use an ordinary laptop (or desktop) computer ...
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What type of tripod head should I get?

I recently got a tripod, and I need a head for it. I would like to try a variety of video, so looking for something that allows moving the camera smoothly. There are a variety of types of tripod ...
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Container Type that doesn't corrupt on Encoding Crash

I've been produce videos on YouTube for a few years. I understand a vast majority of encoding options for x264 (My preferred encoder). I used to use MPEG-4 containers (.mp4) with my videos, however ...
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SD class 2 and video HD

I hope that I'm writing in a right section. I have a videocamera full HD (low price) and a SD class 2. Can this type of class film HD videos or it will save bad quality videos? Thanks, Alessandro.
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What's the best way to record a skype conversation?

I need to record a skype conversation and upload it to youtube (it's a live conference and the other party asked for it). Can I record a skype conversation? What would be the best way in terms of ...
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Canon C100 mk1 AVCHD vs MP4

I recently bought a Canon C100 mk1 after lots of comparing, specs etc. Now I have a question which I cannot really find a final answer for on the interweb. The Canon C100 can record in either AVCHD ...
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Smartphone vs camcorder

Okay, so I'm a young A/V tech, and I'm looking into picking up some equipment for video recording. The guy who is mentoring me said that for the kind of work I do, which is primarily speaking events ...
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Instant Replay / Replay

I need to get some method for instantly playing back video at sports events that I do live. I obviously would love the instant replay systems I see, like 3play but they are way out of my price range. ...
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I got less quality video when I uploaded it on Youtube

I recorded a video using Camtasia software trial version. I produced the video in MP4 HD. The video quality is very good when I play it on my desktop. When I uploaded the video to Youtube, the video ...
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Need ideas for simple closed circuit tv for church overflow room

The Need: In our small church, we have an "overflow" room right across the hall from the main room where the pastor speaks. We're already getting sound into the overflow room separately, but we need ...
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HyperCam2 video out of sync, ffmpeg throws video out of bounds

I've recorded my over 2h presentation using HyperCam2 but output video is totally out of sync with audio. It looks like video is 2x faster than audio so I have 'Thanks for watching' slide in the ...
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Ultralight image stabilizer

Recently I took a video in a remote cave. Thanks to my 320 lumen headlamp there was a reasonable amount of continuous light for my DSLR, but the shaking is just too strong. The image stabilization in ...
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Blotchy, pale, reddish skin

My skin tone is reddish and pale. It seems even moreso in front of a video camera, where I'm recording some lectures in front of two lights and a black backdrop. Also whereas looking in a mirror it ...
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Problem with external playback on Canon SX50 HS Powershot

I have a Canon SX50 HS Powershot and recently I discovered that when I play videos on my SD card on my computer using the Windows Media Player, the video quality itself is much more pixelated and ...
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Alternatives to recordmydesktop?

I am using Recordmydesktop to record skype conversations. After an important recording, I went to the linux terminal where the recording was supposed to be taking place and all I could see was: ...
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Sync presentation with video of the speaker

I'm wondering if there is a quick and easy way to synchronize a video of a conference speaker with the slides that the speaker shows without having to manually edit them in Premiere or Final Cut. The ...
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Producing Video Lectures similar to Coursera/EDX

I would like to record video lectures using a light board scenario which is a transparent board on which one can draw as if one is drawing on the screen/camera itself. For those of you interested, ...
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Who owns the RAW video, audio and photo footage in case the client does not pay the agreed price?

Hello to all here is my burning question: I came from Europe with all my equipment and worked for 3 months for a client. Prior to my coming there I send my terms for working and the agreed price and ...
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What is the size of 1 minute video at 1920 x 1080 (60 fps)?

I would like to know what is the size in MB for 1 minute video captured in the following format: 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) AVCHD and 1920 x 1080 (60 fps) MPEG-4 with peak data rate of 24Mbit/sec How ...
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HDMI/DVI capture/recording hardware?

Does anyone know a Framegrabber / capture device that works for all HMDI, VGA, DVI, SDI ?
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Compare an original video with a transferred video?

I want to compare an original video with the same video but transferred through a device. How can I do that? I want to compare them to improve the transferred video quality. The video is transferred ...
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How can we monitor audio of subject using headphone while recording video using iphone or samsung galaxy s4?

How can we monitor audio of subject using headphone while recording video using iphone or samsung galaxy s4? I want to monitor audio while recording video using smartphone
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How can I record video clips on intervals automatically?

Does anyone know of a way to record video clips of a set duration on a set interval? I am wanting to record a 1 minute video every 15 minutes automatically. I am using a Sony HDR-HC9 camcorder. So ...
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Equipment for documenting an adventure journey

I will be traveling to India in a few weeks and I want to document the journey. Now I'm looking for the right equipment. There are two constraints: First, the amount of work I want to put into ...
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How to live feed video from a Nikon D3200 to a Mac?

I have a Nikon D3200 and I want to take pictures/record video from my mac, I mean use the nikon like a web cam or something, I use Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro for editing if that could ...
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Stitching 2 videos into one (like panoramic photos) [duplicate]

I would like to record the indoor soccer games without having to do post-editing if possible. One camera cannot capture the entire field and goals on each side are cropped as you can see above. If ...
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Whats the best video camera for shooting weddings and Docs? [closed]

I was just wondering what would be the best professional Video Camera for shooting weddings and documentaries? I have a Canon 6D but want to invest in a prosumer camera that I can move around and keep ...
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Why does my still camera stop recording video on its own?

I have a Nikon s3300 and wish to take video at a concert however no matter what card I put in the available time says 8min and 11 seconds. Am I doing something wrong or is there a way to fix this.
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1080/25p bitrate 15.7Mbps vs 10.4Mbps

In Nikox Coolpix compact camera there are two video modes for 1080/25p so they have the same number of pixels, aspect ratio and number of frames per seconds. The only difference is bitrate 15.7Mbps ...
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How much recording time at 1080p30 on a 32GB card on a GoPro Hero (1)?

Is there a generic data recording rate for the different capture options on GoPro Heroes? I'm trying to determine what size of SD card I should buy for my GoPro and I'd like to get an approximation. ...
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Tips to make professional looking hand-held videos using smart phones?

Phone Model I have: Nokia 808 PureView fps available: 15, 24, 25 30 720p & 1080p videos can be recorded using this phone. I am trying to make videos using hand-held techniques. But whatever I ...
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Producing a time-lapse video over 6 months or more

I have been asked to produce a time-lapse video from a construction site. Can anyone suggest a setup and recommend equipment for the following requirements? : Must operate outdoors in Scandinavian ...
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Dxtory recording randomly crashing game

Whenever I try to record gameplay with Dxtory (using the h.264 codec) my game will crash after a seemingly random amount of time, although it is usually after at least 30 minutes. Dxtory produces no ...
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Best value video cameras as of 2014?

I could always google lists and such but nothing can beat legitimate suggestions and reviews from video professionals. I'm looking to produce music videos in the next months/years and I need a good ...
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Hardware suggestion for recording DVI on mac with unknown frame rate

I am trying to record a screen recording from a medical imaging display (a box with output ports that can be plugged into a monitor), and I am unsure what is the best hardware to have the best chance ...
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How do I record video for more than 30 minutes at a time with a Canon A1400 PowerShot?

I'm planning to send a Canon A1400 PowerShot to the edge of space with a weather balloon (we will figure out how to keep the temperature in our payload box suitable, so that is not a pertinent issue ...
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Video mixer from multiple sources into one

I want to take two video inputs say one from camera through hdmi/dvi etc and one through laptop(some presentation running in it). One, I want to mix these two video streams and take it out as a single ...
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Transparent video background from image

Is there a simple way to make the background of an video transparent, removing the background where it is similar to the image? Just like a green screen, except that the chroma key is an image. Is ...
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Connecting camera to computer to film

I am not sure if this is the right area for this but anyway: I want to hook my camera (Pentax K-R) to my computer to give me a live preview of what the camera sees. Then for the camera to save ...
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What to do when camcorder angle does not cover entire area to record?

I'm trying to record an indoor soccer game from the middle of the bleachers. However, I cannot backup enough to get the entire field in the recording area. I thought about fish-eye lenses but I'm ...
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How to Record a Dark scene without any Noise?

I am using Nikon D3200, I am trying to shoot a dark scene. The scene is so dark and there is minimal amount of light. I am shooting in manual mode and these are my settings. ISO 200, f/5.2, Shutter ...
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How can I record audio & video synced with another audio file?

I want to record a drum cover. I have three input sources: a camera, the output of my electronic drum kit (computer registers it as a microphone), and an existing audio file (the song). I want to ...