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Questions tagged [camera]

A device used to capture still images.

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Difference of Bokeh between APS-C and MFT with Speedbooster

Normally the bokeh on an MFT sensor isn't as blurry as on an APS-C camera. Recently I found intrest in Speedboosters. Now I was wondering if Speedboosters also give back the bokeh? /Even make it ...
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How does an optical viewfinder on a film camera work?

As we all know, a DSLR camera works by moving a mirror out the sensors way when taking a picture and then going back to start, not exposing the sendor. How does this process work, on an optical motion ...
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Does it make sense to say a computer needs core 5 to display video from a camera (Cannon SX720HS) correctly?

The video on our computer stutters or flickers. Cannon help and a computer tech told my wife that it is because our computer is 3 cores and you need 5 cores really core i5 which is quite different of ...
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How does shutter speed affect the video?

As shutter speed affects the coming light on sensor.But has it any affect on movement of subjects in video?
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Do people fundraise to help someone buy a camera?

I have been borrowing my library's camera the past few months and am getting sick of it. I want to buy my own camera, but the camera I want costs around $1600. I do not have that money but really want ...
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Camera-projector installation and reducing projector feedback [closed]

I'm working on a top-down projection game where i detect objects from the real world and project contours on them. My problem is with the output of the projector, I would like to know how to eliminate ...
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Which is a better choice for shooting classroom teaching, a DSLR or a shoulder-mounted video camera**?

I want to shoot open class videos that require teacher's face and blackboard writing to be clear. Which is a better choice, a DSLR or a shoulder-mounted video camera?
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Digital cameras see black scrolling lines when filming light from my desk lamp

Everytime I point a digital camera of some sort (webcam, phone, camcorder...) at my LED desk lamp or its light reflected off an object (only if the object is very reflective and/or near the lamp), I ...
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What kind of camera do I need to record a video with the quality that is in the linked YouTube video? [closed]

Please provide camera models if possible. Not knowing this is driving me crazy haha
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With an SVideo Y splitter 1M 2F, does the video input need to go in to the male end?

With a Y splitter Svideo cable Example ---F M-- ---F Would plugging the input in to the F side allow the output to come out of both the M and other F side? End setup would be Camera M ...
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After Effects 2.5D zoom out camera

I'm working with 2.5D image/video. I have the technique down but... In this video starting from 1.38 the camera zooms out and the layered images move from behind the camera to the front ending in a ...
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Problematic video file for conversion ffmpeg

I have a video file acquired from Hikvision's NVR connected to IP cameras. The method used to download this video was Hikvision NVR's internal API that produced a flawed video file in several ways: ...
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How do you get the steadiest footage you can [closed]

The title says it all, How do you get the steadiest footage you can? I'm creating a film/movie/video with my friends, we hired a screenwriter too. But, back to the point how do you?Please help me.
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Upgrade path for indoor sports video from 7D + Samyang 85mm f/1.4 MF lens?

I regularly shoot 720p/50fps video at ice skating events with a Canon 7D + Samyang 85mm f/1.4 manual focus lens. I set the ISO at 6400 and with the aperture at 11, I have most of the ice rink in ...
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16 days in Thailand with GoPro Hero 6 Black [Help]

I'm going to Thailand for 16 days with GoPro Hero 6 and I have three questions because I don't have any experience in this field. First of all I googled some stats about battery life and how much ...
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Low latency Camera Live Feed

What (if possible) is the best solution (or product) a Camera (or webcam) to get a Video Live Feed in low resolution (640x480 or if possible 960x720) but with extremely low latency (it must be the ...
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360-degree cameras and the sun

I think the risks of aiming a digital camera at the sun are pretty self-explanatory. Sensors can quickly get damaged. With lots of 360-degree VR-style video cameras available now, you cannot really ...
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Monitor with touch to focus

I have the Canon 80D and wondering if there is a monitor in the market that has the option to touch to focus that works with the Canon 80D.
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SDI - serial digital interface

I have heard of a video-grip for the Panasonic GH5 Panasonic GH4 that supports SDI-output. Off the top of my head a few questions pop up What is the advantage of using a SDI-output ? Does this ...
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Audio/video sync puzzle

I filmed an event with two cameras and I need to sync the second camera footage with the audio of the first. This was a live event and I couldn't record sync aids like a clapper. I name my video ...
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How do they create that kind of “twisting zoom”?

I'm new to video production and editing. I'm wondering how I should use my camera (maybe with some other tools) to create a kind of twisting zoom, where the camera moves towards the front of the ...
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What equipment do I needed for filming dance instruction?

I'm gathering equipment for a "mobile recording studio" focusing on dance instruction. I'm pretty much a novice at this and my budget, while not shoestring, is pretty small. I'm not aiming for very ...
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Livestream outdoor sports

I'm looking for a camera to set up to an outdoor tennis court and stream to youtube. I'm not sure what the best way of doing this would be and am looking for guidance. The way I see it is either I ...
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How do I replace my organisation's event video camera?

The Camera My organisation has a Panasonic HC-V700 for event video. The video end product consists entirely of a single person standing at a lectern and is published on YouTube. I usually set up ...
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GoPro Hero 5 Session camera for long shot (crowd shot)

I am asked to shoot noncommercial event, which will last several days. I have my usual camera for close and middle shots (Lumix G6), and I am thinking to by cheap 4K camera for long shots (crowd shots)...
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How can we do auto exposure lock in samsung s4 similar to iphone?

How can we do auto exposure lock in samsung s4 similar to iphone? Thanks for your help.
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How to create a pseudo 3D/virtual POV effect

I was wondering, how American Football and Soccer Experts in the studios can move the field and camera perspective at their own will, even to places where there hasn't been a camera yet. I'm talking ...
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How to capture documentary quality footage of tiny subjects

Hi, guys. I just watched the David Attenborough documentary: Life In The Undergrowth: Invasion Of The Land. And I was wondering: What sort of equipment would I need, in order to get that kind of ...
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How to record HDMI video with USB?

I have a camera that can only provide a HDMI output. It does not have in-built recording capabilities as it is basically meant to be displayed directly on a screen. My Goal? I want to record ...
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How to load 3D LUTs on Dslr?

There are few film emulation LUTs (LookUp Tables) that I would like to use on my DSLR in real-time (live) because shooting live with LUT applied gives very accurate results and cuts down time on post ...
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Will Canon lens work with a7s II?

Will this lens work with the Sony A7s II. So I am learning which lenses can be used with my new camera. Basically I am looking for a relatively inexpensive zoom lens. I understand that the lens has ...
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What are Grey Balls used for?

I know that a Grey Card is used for the white balance of the camera, but whate are the Grey Balls used for? On big Productions, there is usually a guy (what is his job?) that holds up a grey ball and ...
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How to get the Cinematic look [duplicate]

With most movies, you can tell at a glance, if it is (or supposed to be) a blockbuster or not, by how the image looks. Even some American TV-series look better (in my oppinion) than most european ...
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Smallest power source for powering via d-tap?

I've just got a follow focus device that has a motor that runs from a d-tap power source as standard. Not a problem if using a big anton power type battery and camera but on a smaller right I'm ...
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Smart glasses and cams

apologies in advance if this is not the right place for that. I saw some (long) time ago some Oakley glasses with some sort of lil screen at the bottom corner of the right lens (I believe). the video ...
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What is causing these horizontal lines moving vertically up the whiter portions of the video?

The camera model is a Sony, remote control model, I don't have the exact model# with me but can get it if needed. I'm not sure when it started, but it's very noticeable now, the lines scrolling up ...
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How do I get a 1960s film look, like technicolor?

What modern digital camera,video editing software and lense, can offer the same look/color/grain of 1960s movies, like james bond thunderball etc. Lighting systems to if possible, also if any can name ...
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Why use different camera angles? [closed]

During interviews, TV shows and movies, there are several camera angles they switch between. Sometimes it is direct, or indirect (like a side view). How do they decide what angles to change to, and ...
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Same exposure settings on 2 different DLSRs (Canon SL1 and 70d) created differently exposed image?

I recently purchased a Canon SL1 as a second camera to my Canon 70d. Today I had my first shoot, and I noticed something weird with the exposure. Both of my cameras were set to 1080 24fps, 50 shutter ...
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ONVIF IP-camera Europe

I am looking for an IP-camera model that is cheap, I can order from Europe and most importantly supports the ONVIF standard. The quality of the camera does not matter as it will be used for motion ...
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Can you zoom while moving backwards with modern cameras?

Hitchcock used to do this to create the feeling of nausea.
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Camcorder vs. not a camcorder and separate audio and video recording

I'm not even a beginner yet - I've never owned a video camera in my life. However, I want to buy one, set it up on a tripod and use a remote control to film myself talking about various topics, then ...
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Microphone problem for camera hp , lc100W

I have bought a camera hp , lc100W I want to use it for lecture record, microphone has not good record, What I must do for the sound? which type of microphone I must ...
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What is the camera technique use in desiigner - Panda vidéo?

What is the name of the technique and how do you rig a camera so that it follows the actor's face from the front, like in the two videos below. I would describe it as a "front tracking follow" shot. ...
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What can be a low-budget way of creating thermal imaging shots?

I would like to achieve "thermograph" shots such as the ones made famous by films like Predator: From what I could glean here and there, thermal imaging isn't very cheap, and the cheapest cameras are ...
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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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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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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 take....
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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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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 ...