Video is the technology of electronically manipulating still images that represent motion.

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Optimal brightness for multiple screens

I am currently editing a video, and I have three screen I'm testing the video with. One new and one older connected to my PC, and a larger 42" LCD. The new has a good brightness and color ...
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How is each type of video camera stabilizer different?

What are the kinds of video camera stabilizers I could buy in the market? How are they different? What are the pros and cons of each?
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video lighting output levels

I am a long time still photographer beginning to work in video. I understand lighting pretty well, but what i am having trouble getting a hold of is the output level (wattage?) I will need for ...
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Why does compressor output 960x540 when frame size is specified “up to 1280x720”?

Is there any way to produce output video at 1280x720 resolution using the "Apple Devices HD (Most Compatible)" setting in Compressor? When I specify a frame size of "up to 1280x720", the output ...
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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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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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Minimising image noise within the recording of indoor office environments

Background I have a Panasonic HDC-HS700 camera that I am using to record indoor office scenes. The scenes are illuminated predominantly by fluoro lighting, with little natural light, however there ...
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Looking for a Graphics program

I Am looking for a good program to make graphics for 2d games. I have a lot if experience with adobe after effects but want to expand and make some game graphics for my friend who programs c# with a ...
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Record and edit two videos at same time

I have a need to record a lecture. I would like to capture video of the speaker and video of his slides. Optimally, I would like to hook up two recording devices, hit record on one program, then the ...
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Annotating sports video: design principles?

I was watching Match Of the Day (a soccer highlights show for those not from the UK) and I've found they use this software Piero to annotate the football matches. When annotating video of moving ...
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Video editor with basic color correction for commodity hardware?

I have been using Adobe Premier Pro and After Effects on my main Core i7 machine for actual videos, but I would like to know which Non-linear video editor would work best for some of my slower ...
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Any way to batch stabilize video files?

I have a lot of videos that need stabilization... is there any way to batch stabilize them? edit: I'm on Windows 7 64-bit. I don't think that what kind of software and footage do I have... I'm just ...
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How do I move (rearrange) the orientation of a video?

I want to crop the video at some position and move the part next to the part that wasn't cropped. (See image, it explains better) http://i.imgur.com/qhSZy.png
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Thunderbold to HDMI ---> HDMI Switch ---> Saeco projector = No Video

I've the following hardware and a problem getting things work. projector Sanyo PLV-Z800 DeLock 87498 HDMI 1.3 Switch MacBook Pro 2010 just with miniDisplay Port MacBook Pro 2011 with Thunderbold ...
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How can I prevent adobe media encoder from trimming the end of the video?

I'm working with videos from a client that need to be converted to Flash from Quicktime. I've started to encounter a problem where Adobe Media Encoder will trim of a fraction of a second at the very ...
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solution for archiving digital video

What solution do you use for archiving digital video content? Are magnetic tapes adequate, or better setup another 8HDD raid5 server? I read some news that SONY will bring to market an 1.5TB tape ...
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Best software tool to process image/video and obtain greatest level of zoom?

I would like to get advice on what is the best software to obtain the best level of zoom possible for a video. Do I need to resample the video? Are there tools that can do this live? (maybe selecting ...
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Video & Audio Kit on a Budget

My group has a budget of ~£1000 to spend on high quality recording equipment so I need to do a little background research before I go off and advise them about what to buy. The aim is to be able to ...
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How to make a single video out of few pics of different resolution and videos of different resolution

We had a get-together party. I'm the most technically sound person in my group. I collected pictures & videos from all the friends who attended that party. Because, not all are taken using same ...
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Producing DVDs that play everywhere

I produced a DVD a couple months ago and found out that people in the States had trouble viewing it. I am not totally sure what the problem is (could be PAL vs NTSC - I thought every modern US ...
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How to playback/convert a DV4 file?

I have two .dv4 files, taken from a CCTV and I cannot find a way to use them on either Windows or OS X. I've tried to open them with several applications, but to no luck! Does anyone have experience ...
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WMV vs MP4 Streaming & Download

I work for a company that outputs videos in many formats. We currently stream movies in FLV format, offer downloads in a WMV and MP4 format. However in the interest of saving server space and ...
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Can one edit a 360 degree video into a traditional video?

I just ordered a Theta S which should be released by the 30th of this month. I can not wait to start recording 360 videos. My question is, can I edit a 360 video into one of my non 360 videos? Just ...
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Looking for suggestions on workflow/equipment: daily production of short presentation videos

i am looking for any and all sort of suggestions on workflow and equipment, specifically camcorder choice. Case details: We are producing short videos every day. A person is standing in front ...
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Auto upload (ftp) video file once it's finished encoding

I'm in a live production, and I'm clipping hundreds of short videos all day every day. What I'd like to do is use some application to set a watch folder, and as soon as I hit stop on the encoder, and ...
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Ways to open a corrupted .avi?

I recorded some game footage using MSI afterburner and accidentally closed afterburner before stopping the recording and now I can't open the resulting file. MPC, VLC, Sony Vegas can't open it. MPC ...
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Endless video chat?

Looking to create a video conferencing experience between 2 offices. Want to make it like a window where people can just walk up to the camera/screen/mic and see who is there. Is there a cheap way to ...
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ffmpeg stream options for mp3, cover art of mp4

I have potentially millions of HLS streaming videos to create from cover art and mp3s. Obviously, I'd like to keep the resulting bandwidth to a minimum. I tried various ffmpeg flags specifically ...
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Freeze frame effect with ffmpeg

I am currently fiddling with ffmpeg to achieve a freeze frame effect and so far have been unsuccessful. I have been able to do this with adobe after effects shown here. However I would like to achieve ...
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link multiple audio tracks to one video track in Premiere CC

I shoot TMZ-type webisodes, where multiple people are throwing jokes around a news room. I'm considering buying 4 lavaliere mics for my 4 performers so I can isolate their audio during editing. I ...
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Free Royalty Free Stock Footage [closed]

So I came across this website http://www.dissolve.com/ and they provide 3 free Royalty free stock footage every month. I was wondering if there are any other websites where I can get Free Royalty ...
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Color Temperature, Contrast, Brightness, and Saturation

How Can we measure each of these Parameters for 2 videos ? and the reason behind it is to make a comparison ?
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What are ways to show phone conversations?

Suppose you have person A in one room, placing a phone call to person B in another room. How would you show the resulting phone conversation? I can think of two ways: One is to split the screen, so ...
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How to convert 25p to ntsc dvd?

I need to build a ntsc dvd from a 25p movie. I've read about different solutions: Using twixtor to get ntsc framerate Using DGPulldown to flag it up to 29.97fps What is the most professional way ...
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Sharp drop in FPS while recording

So ive recorded a few minecraft videos using bandicam before without this problem, but yesterday i went to record it was all going good until out of nowhere my Fps went from like 60-100 to 0-2 for ...
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How to animate a solid face in a video

In this music video, there are some images of famous artists in the view that are animated and look alive. http://vimeo.com/109646378 By which technique it can be achieved? is it a frame-by-frame ...
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How to automate the rendering of all possible combinations of a composition in Adobe After Effects?

I have a composition used to display current scores for a match on a tournament. It shows the two teams banners on both sides and their current scores underneath them. The scene also has various ...
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Monetizing YouTube Channel with Videos Containing CC-Licensed Content

I have a YouTube channel that I eventually hope to earn ad revenue from, however some of my videos use CC BY-NC licensed content. I realize monetizing those particular videos is off the table ...
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Distorting video with live sound

I am starting an art project that requires to create a program (running on my computer) that can be able to distort the image of the video projected according to the sound/noise that a mic captures ...
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Need a video/audio 'time base corrector' with a very large time buffer

We'll be receiving a media stream that will suffer varying time shifts, and we need a solution that will clock the video+audio out at a predictable rate. We can time stamp the input stream (assume ...
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Benro and Manfrotto Monopods - QR System

I was looking into some monopods to improve my on-the-run potential for some upcoming projects and I'd like to unify all my gear with one QR system so I can switch from a slider to tripod to monopod ...
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QuickTime File Format (Atoms & Flags)

What is the purpose of Media Atom 'flags' within the QuickTime videos, I see for the most part they are set to zero but what does this achieve? Documentation I am reading is the following: ...
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H264 framerate information?

Does raw H264 data (stripped from an RTP stream) contain information about the framerate? Or is the framerate derived either from RTP timestamps for stream reproduction or written the container files ...
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Playing back 1080p and 720p videos (same bitrate) on a 720p display

Suppose a high quality, uncompressed video is re-encoded twice, with almost identical encoding settings at a relatively low bitrate of 4mbps, but at different resolutions, first at 1080p, and then at ...
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Can video frame size be increased?

I have two videos that need to fit these specs: "The minimum frame size is 1280w X 720h pixels (either progressive or interlaced is acceptable)." Video A is: 480 × 640 [.mov] & Video B is: ...
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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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Inexpensive do-it-yourself Steadicam rig

Anyone have experience with a cheap DIY Steadicam style rig for a video camera? It doesn't have to take perfect picture, but be steadier than a handheld camera. Thanks.
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How to fix choppy/lagging video from Canon t3i?

I recently started using a Canon t3i to record video. When I upload the files to my computer (PC), however, the video is very choppy-- it lags even more dramatically when I try importing it into my ...
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How to make the rest of the mask transparent in Premier Pro CS6?

I'm trying to highlight a part of my video. Since I'm totally new to video editing on Premier Pro - I'm not sure if this is the best way of doing that, but I'm using masks. I have a title sitting in ...
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How to use cloning effect if the clips are overlapping themselves?

I have tried to combine two video clips, but it feels impossible. In the first clip there's one character running around the screen. In the second clip the character is just standing (still being ...