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Can i use my laptop as an external recorder

Can i record 4k video from a canon mirrorless (r6) directly to my laptop hard drive just like one would do with an Atomos Ninja? I record a lot of singing events where the camera is standing in one ...
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Record Canon DLSR movie directly on macOS drive

I'm looking for a solution to be able to shoot with my Canon 1Dx and have the footage straight on my 2019 MacBook Pro with Big Sur (v 11.2.2) and I'm stuck. Here is what I have tried and what issues I ...
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How can I know my if footage is rec.709 or not right out of the camera?

I just recorded a video (a talking head) using my Canon EOS 4000D (known as Canon EOS Rebel T100 in the U.S.) at 1920x1080p24. (Maybe informative/Important, that I want to color edit/grade it in Adobe ...
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Getting hdmi signal of a camera to TCP/IP network and read on computer

I would like to know if such application can be made with this type of devices and what would I require to actually read the signal on my computer? here is a small figure I made i plan on putting ...
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Shooting RAW vs 4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ for HDR output

With the Canon EOS R5 I can choose to record in 12 bit RAW (DCI) or 10-bit HDR PQ H.265 (All-I or IPB compressed). Is there a big advantage of shooting in RAW vs HDR PQ for non professional HDR output?...
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Magic Lantern or native specs in 2020

I am photographer and videographer and my main subject is product photography (antiques, watches, jewelry,...) and one of my biggest issue is poor sharpness and bad looking video from my Canon 77D. I ...
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What’s the best way to use a Canon 60D as a webcam on MacOS?

I want to use my Canon 60D as a webcam. I have tried using CameraLive2 and CamTwist as outlined here: https://swizec.com/blog/connected-canon-dslr-webcam/swizec/7477 It seems to disconnect after a ...
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"Canon RGB" color space *shift* to broadcast range with FFMPEG

for a noprofit project I do shoot with (up to 5x) Canon HF100 camera(s) but, as stated in this interesting artile, it genetates a "custom RGB range" (16-255) files. Thanks to this cool repository I'...
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Canon 5D Mark III mirroring

I have a Canon 5D Mark III with an Andycine external monitor connected. Since i'm alone shooting myself, when I record, I'd like to see the recording indicator on the external monitor BUT WITHOUT ...
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Syncing Audio and Video

I have am doing a video recording podcast. I am recording the audio with Audacity with my 4 Shure mics hooked up into my Clarett 4pre USB. I am recording the video with OBS Studio a Cannon Vixia GF ...
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Canon EOS T5 video noisy

When I film at least at 3200 ISO I have so much noise in my video that the video is unwatchable. I tried the denoiser in Adobe Premiere pro but it removes all the details and it doesn't remove colour ...
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Is there any way to record external audio from a Canon Rebel R6?

I am looking at buying a Canon Rebel T6 to record video, but would like to have better audio than the built in microphone. Is there any way, with an adapter or otherwise, that I can use this camera to ...
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Is there a camera that records video with a quality and style similar to the Black Magic Pocket 4k?

I was looking for a 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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Is there any way at all to use a microphone with Canon SX720 HS?

Note: This is a question camera, the ability of the camera in question, and help into deciding whether I need a new camera. This isn't a question about just "Video". Is there any way at all to use a ...
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How to turn off LCD on camcorder while external microphone is connected?

I'd like to turn off the LCD on my camcorder during recording, to save battery. However, I cannot close the LCD screen because I have plugged in an external microphone and the external microphone ...
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Static on Mic line in when using EOS Utility on 600d

I've noticed quite a loud static noise on the line in of my camera when recording with EOS Utility. I've tried using different cabled for everything, and it works fine when the computer is not plugged ...
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Why is the EOS M6 Video Bitrate lower than the EOS 1200D/T5?

I was looking to upgrade to the EOS M6 from the EOS 1200D/T5, but one thing that confused me was that the M6 has a listed video bitrate (at DPreview.com) at 1080p60 of 35 Mbps, and for lower ...
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Sharpness of Canon 80d

I am trying to figure out the sharpness while shooting video with the Canon 80d. I find that the video kind of never appears to be in focus. If I take pictures of the same things the image quality and ...
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What is the good video equveilent of 1300D?

I was surfing the net and I found this answer. Bottom line with the canon rebel series cameras is that the video is pulled from a low resolution capture of the chip which is normally used for ...
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How can I replicate C-LOG in a Canon DSLR?

I shoot almost all my video footage on Canon DSLRs (APS-C sensors if this makes any difference). I know that true C-LOG isn't available on DSLRs and I've seen many sites that claim to sell "C-LOG" ...
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What's more important for video recording - STM or IS?

As I can see Canon currently lacks native wide (assuming crop sensor) fast prime lenses adopted for video recording that have built-in image stabilization at the same time. As an example, you can ...
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What's the use-case of the Video Snapshot function on Canon cameras?

While browsing the video settings on my Canon 77D, I came across a peculiar function: What is the Video Snapshot function? The Video Snapshot function enables you to shoot short scenes that last for ...
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Minutes of video shot on Canon dslr

I was wondering if there was a way of identifying how many hours of video has been shot with my canon 70d? Maybe a 3rd party software someone can recommend. It would be much appreciated thanks.
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How to film a moving bike on a budget

I have been tasked with filming a new road bike for casual cyclists. We have a rather low budget. Does anyone have any tips on how to deliver quality footage without spending too much money? I'm am ...
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Canon 800D "Movie digital IS" stabilization - cropping video shot?

I am new to DSLR video and wondering, how is actually working "Movie digital IS" stabilization of my Canon 800D. If you shoot video, there are 3 options of IS stabilization - no stabilization, IS ...
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the videos that I recorded on my Canon DSLR are nowhere to be found

my canon DSLR stopped recording videos automatically then I deleted some videos and continued again but when I inserted my SD card to my laptop the videos are nowhere to be found. Are those videos ...
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Canon xlh1 firewire is discontinued for reapair.?

I am looking for the part to fix my canon xlh1 fire wire. I was told this is the part a need DG3-1253-000 000 C 1 PCB ASS’Y, HP
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Connecting T6i to Elgato Game Capture HD

I recently purchased an Elgato HD for my MacBook Air, and I am fairly new at learning how everything comes together, so bear with me. I am trying to connect my Canon T6i as a capture device and 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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Canon video recording stopped automatically problem but new question not like the other ones!

On my Canon EOS 550D, I am getting this error. I know the problem is about speed of sd card. Well my sd card is not fast but I am also using adapter. I mean I originally have micro sd card but I am ...
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why is the camera auto-focusing inspite of being in manual mode?

I am trying to take video for a time lapse of stuff I write on white paper. Issue is that when the paper is blank, it looses its focus automatically. Unitl something or some writing/drawing/object is ...
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Smooth aperture transition on Canon lenses, are they an advertised feature?

When shooting in video mode using Canon lenses on Canon bodies, when the aperture changes the blades may or may not make a sound. Newer lenses have gradual, silent aperture transitions. Older lenses ...
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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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Unable to get T3i to shoot video in manual mode

I am sure I am missing something here. I have a host of cameras but bought a T3i recently. I am trying to get it to shoot video in Manual mode but as soon as I click the "Live View" button to start ...
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How to autofocus a Canon T3i Rebel with AmazonBasics remote control?

Canon T3i Rebel does not autofocus in video-recording mode so right before starting to record a video, I would like to position myself in front of the camera and autofocus using the AmazonBasics ...
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Advice on lens for Glidecam

I was asked to video a wedding. Here are my lenses: 50mm f1.8, 10-18 f4.5-5.6, 18-135 f3.5‑5.6. Camera is a Canon 3ti. I'm thinking about renting a glidecam hd 1000, and my question is, will the 10-...
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Why does HDMI out on my Canon 5D Mark III work with my TV but not my Lilliput monitor or BlackMagic Design Shuttle 2?

Facts as I observe them: I can use a mini-HDMI to HDMI cord to mirror my Canon 5D Mark III on my consumer Samsung television I can use a consumer HDMI device such as an Apple TV to power my Lilliput ...
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Davinci Resolve 12 (Editing)

So, Im starting a project in Davinci Resolve 12 (DR12) but I am used to using FCPX and they way I can change the Field Dominance for the clips as I use a Canon C100 which records in 25p (50i) AVCHD, ...
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Does it make sense to upgrade my set up to 4K from a (Canon) 70D set up?

I'm not very experienced, but I keep hearing, "it's a good time to upgrade to a 4K setup". This is quite expensive, especially at this stage, but does it make sense from a logistical point of view? ...
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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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Canon C100 mk1 AVCHD vs MP4

I recently bought a Canon C100 mk1 after lots of comparing, specs etc. Now I have a question which I cannot really find a final answer for on the interweb. The Canon C100 can record in either AVCHD ...
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Canon 5D mk III vs Sony A7s

I have been shooting both video and stills with my canon 7D for the last 6 years and I am looking to upgrade my kit. My initial thought was to get the 5D Mk III and use it with magic lantern to record ...
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Get better focus on Canon DSLR's

I need some advises and opinions on how to get better manual focus while shooting video on Canon DSLR's ex. T2i, T3i, etc. Since these haven't got any focus indicators or anything like, like for ...
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Close aperture on Canon 1100D

I have a Canon 1100D and a 50mm f/1.8 lens. Seems like the camera insists on shooting at default aperture, but I won't have it, since that results in a mostly blurred video. How can I adjust the ...
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Is Nikon D750 a good choice vs. Canon 5D Mark III for avid Videographer?Edit

My main uses for getting a DSLR for Video would be the following: HDR (Video/Audio) Panoramas Slow Motion Excellent Live View Good RAW Support Any other pro-features for videography.
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How to do video streaming with a canon EOS M?

What software is needed to do video capture from a Canon EOS M? How can I use the Canon EOS M as a Webcam? Thank you,
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Specify a custom "Movie rec. size" on Canon Rebel

Can you specify a custom "Movie rec. size" on Canon Rebel? I have an SL1, and I'm trying to record at 1280x720 with 30fps. When I go the "Menu" screen I see that you can set "Movie rec. size." It ...
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camera flashing in film

I film a lot with the Canon C100, I've noticed that when a lot of flashes are going off I get a lot of image issues (which I think is due to how CMOS exposes line by line) (see picture), the effects ...
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How to do <=1 Hz timelapse photography with Canon 7D?

I'd like to take 1 Hz and sub-second timelapse videos with my Canon 7D. I've tried both DslrDashboard and Magic Lantern, and couldn't figure out how to set the timelapse any faster than that. Worse, ...
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Do I need an STM lens for face detection live video with Canon?

I bought a Canon EOS M to shoot video, mostly talking heads stuff so I simply set to the camera to AF Face tracking and had no problems. I recently purchased the DSLR lens adapter and the cheap Canon ...
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