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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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Filesystem that records longer than 4 GiB, or one hour without interruption

I would like to record footage at high resolution for one hour without interruption. I have a DSLR camera that, with 1080 pixels of vertical resolution and 50 frames per second, stops recording at 10 ...
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Which camera is better for recording 'cinematic' videos and films?

I was looking for a DSLR camera to record videos. My aim is to record videos to make films and music videos. I know there are many factors that are independent of the camera to make videos with a '...
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Camera flash produces unwanted artifacts on the video

During frame by frame watching of some video taken via Instagram app one noticed strange unwanted artifacts on the video caused by camera flash. Please, consider below several sample image frames ...
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How exactly did analog TV cameras work? [closed]

If there were any non-digital cameras capturing live videos, how did they work? Specifically on what did they capture the image? Were they able to record on tape and then stream it immediately to ...
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Can I capture different native resolutions with the same CCD-Sensor?

Im working on a paper for my university and need capturings of the same scene in different native resolutions. Im currently using the Logitech BRIO camera with OBS for capturing. My question is: If ...
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Decrease FPS of too-high FPS video or increase FPS of too-low FPS video?

I created two videos of the same scene with two different cameras. The issue however is that camera 1 captured everything in 23.85 fps and camera 2 everything in 24 fps. Since I need to synchronise ...
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Why is CCD still alive?

I have met my dreams in a camera called PXW-X500 I thought CMOS had killed CCD after cheapness, global shutter revolution and years of advancements? Why is CCD still a thing?
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Is it worth it to buy a 50mm 1.8 lens if my camera has a 1.6 crop factor?

I was looking to buy a Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens. But my Canon 7D has a crop factor of 1.6, that would make the 50mm lens look like 80mm. I am a filmmaker, not a photographer, so keeping that in ...
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How does CMOS sensors without rolling shutters exist?

Doesnt it defy the laws of the psychics? How can a CMOS sensor have global shutter? It seems impossible but perhaps they merged the capture system of the CCD and merged it with the CMOS photodiode ...
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How to switch to camera view in After effects?

I'm unable to rotate my camera because I don't know how to switch to camera view.
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Switching HDMI signals without break

I need to switch between two or three HDMI signals (1080p is sufficient) for a video stream to a beamer. For example, I would like have a presentation coming from a laptop, and one or two cameras and ...
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Ideal frame rate for video with moving objects

I am working on a drone to capture a soccer game. What should be ideal minimum frame rate for the camera? Does it depend on velocity of objects(ball, players) in the game?
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setup for recording full field sports unattended?

I'm looking for setup that I can use to record field sports (like soccer) unattended, for coaching/review purposes. Currently I'm using a Chinese GoPro knockoff mounted to a tall fence, however the ...
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Can you give a tip how to create a video with such effect?

I really like these effects and I would like to reproduce it. I would like to point that I don't know how this effect is called. Whether it is made within a camera or in post production? Here is 2 ...
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Follow focus on cinema camera?

I would like to purchase a Blackmagic camera but it doesn't have any follow focus system. When searching further, I noticed that many professional cinema cameras doesn't have an integrated follow ...
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Match color between 10 cameras

I will need to film on 10 cameras soon, as I can't afford to rent 10 cameras, I will collect them from friends, which means I will have many diffrent cameras. Should I try to color match them in ...
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Fujifilm X-T3 or BMPCC4k for musicvideos and feature film

I'm currently looking which camera that I should buy. I narrowed it down to the BMPCC4k or the Fujifilm X-T3, but not sure which one I should pick... I mainly make music and event videos, but next ...
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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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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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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 ...