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A device used to capture still images.

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Can I record directly to a computer with the HC-V250?

I'm considering purchase of the Panasonic HC-V250, but my primary use case is recording directly to a folder on my computer. (I do a lot of post-production editing, so I need all the files on my ...
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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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Can I use my phone's sensor to record movements for DSLR stabilization in post?

So I heard about this SteadXP which attaches to your camera to record movements for stabilization in post production. Is there any app for Android that can do the same thing?
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Why I cannot seem to get a good image in 360p Youtube?

This is a Canon M50 4K footage [manual focus] using Kit-lens, using very fast shutter speed around 1/300, ISO around 400, and Aperture f/4. (No edit just straight from the memory card) ...
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Best robotic camera mount for 'high speed' panning?

I see all of these robot panning mounts, but all of them are for time lapses and are very slow. I simply need to replace the human hand with something more exact. I need a camera mount that can turn ...
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document cameras vs webcams

Is there any practical difference between a webcam on suitable mounting and a document camera or visualiser? This is a well worn topic but laced with less helpful information from manufacturers who ...
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Techniques for merging two separate and moving camera shots

'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' (2015) contains a neat break-in scene that shows a special force team arriving and infiltrating an industry area. A few seconds of this scene really got me and I wonder how ...
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How to reset the timecode whenever pressing record button on Sony nxcam?

The time displayed on LCD on my Sony nxcam has counted up and up. I'm sorry if this is a silly question. But is it possible to reset the timecode every time I press the record button automatically? I ...
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How to prevent microphone batteries from going dead by mistake?

I have a home setup for doing video calls where I've got a Panasonic Lumix G7 with a Rode VideoMic Pro attached in its P2 jack. These are then fed into a USB capture card and connected to my computer. ...
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Advice for using FD lenses?

I’m interested in using old FD lenses for filming. Has anyone got any experience with this? What camera did you use? What adapter? Did it work? Were there any issues with focal length, cropping, or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Offsets in HLS video segments

I am streaming video from a camera to a process that monitors the stream for specific events. I am able to connect to the camera, download the m3u8 playlist, fetch the individual AVI video segments ...
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Right pypeline to shoot crowd on chromakey, to add 3d on post

I NEED THIS TYPE OF PRODUCTION+VFX+3D ANIMATION VFX+3D My storyboard of the scene: If We shoot the crowd on a chromakey from these angles, which option would be easier and faster: To make a full 3D ...
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Removing myself from mirror

I'm going to shoot a real estate type of video of a local fashion/beauty salon (well, not a typical real estate video, I just need to showcase the studio which only has 2-3 rooms, that's it). The ...
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How can I know the settings of a camera without being there?

I am an audiovisual student and I have to record a short sequence of a party. My teacher asks us for a report with the following camera configurations: ISO: Fps: Shutter: Codec: Format: Contrast range:...
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CCTV Camera as a Broadcast Camera

I am trying to make a camera multicam live broadcast setup (at FHD), have 2 cameras already, but would like a third. I am trying to be sub-$60, and found a varifocal and zoom camera. It has a RCA ...
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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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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 http://www.marshall-...
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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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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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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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