Questions tagged [camera]

A device used to capture still images.

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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 files ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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is this movie “I Am Kalam (2010)” shot with sony nx level camera?

Please check this video and help me to know that can we shoot same quality level movie using Sony HXR NX1 Video Camera Thanks for help in advance.
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can we use “GoPro Hero 4” camera to shoot video tutorials or elearning courses or moocs? [duplicate]

Hello video stackexchange experts. I need your help to know that is it good idea to use GoPro Hero 4 to shoot MOOCs or video tutorials? I have listed out few of the sample videos here. Clay ...
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Live-stream HD camera to stream on one's own Wordpress website

I was wondering if someone could help me with this project with live-stream cameras. I am not sure what the best camera / broadcast transmitter or internet package I should purchase to ensure that it ...
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Starter Camera(s)

I'd like to get into creating amateur videos (think YouTube). I'd like to have a few cameras to set up around a room to capture several angles. I don't know anything about cameras and would like ...
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which are the good camcorder or DSLR to make video tutorials or MOOC to show on wide screen using projector?

I need your help to find best video recording equipment for shooting videos for online video dissemination and projector based. Please help me to know that what is the difference between shooting ...
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Why do cinema cameras cost too much?

Why do professional digital cinema cameras like ARRI ALEXA, RED Epic cost that much? They record 4k so do other cheap cameras?
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Reference Request: Camera Movements

In order to produce a new logo revealing animation I was just searching the web for useful reference pages dealing with advanced camera movements. By "Camera movements" I don't mean the basic tilting, ...
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What gives a local TV news show that “look”?

I know little about filmmaking. I am trying to replicate the image of a generic local news show, which it seems my Canon DSLR is unable to do, since it blurs every area that is not in focus. Local TV ...
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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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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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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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Panasonic G7 - Low cost zoom lens for video

I'm about to buy the Panasonic Lumix G7 (body) and I would really like some advice about the best lens I can get for it at less than 400$ if possible. I want it for shooting video, and the lens should ...
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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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Premiere Pro - Unwanted Letterboxing in HD 1080p Video

After editing a video in Premiere Pro CC 2015 and then exporting it, a 1080p video becomes letter-boxed on the left and right sides. I have double checked all the settings, and for some reason it ...
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T5i video quality doesn't even match smartphone camera? Where can I improve?

A friend wanted to make some professional looking videos for a weekly vlog type of thing for his church. We went into this planning to buy a better camera and lights etc as we go. We filmed a video ...
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Recording video's with two cameras?

I have started to make some videos and I want to add a second camera to get a different angle. The main camera I have is a Nikon D7200. I am looking at a secondary camera, but I am hesitant because ...