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Questions tagged [canon]

A particular brand of camera gear.

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Which one of these DSLRs has more options for videos? [on hold]

I have to buy a DSLR camera for a course about video editing and I was triying to make a comparison between three Canon DSLRs but I didn't find many informations and I'm a bit confused since I saw ...
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Testing a camera for video quality and possibility of improvement

My friend gave me this video, recorded with Canon PowerShot A2400 in .mov format. The purpose is to test whether the camera could be used to create good quality YouTube video. The recorded video is ...
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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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Rode NTG2 background noise

I bought an NTG2 as a run and gun solution with my C100 Mark 2 but have been having an issue with background noise/hiss. The following link illustrates the issue - you'll hear the noise in the ...
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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 ...
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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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Canon 60d: Cannot choose aperture in movie mode with automatic exposure metering

The Canon 60d has two exposure modes in the movie mode: automatic mode where shutter speed and aperture is metered automatically. manual mode where I can use both dials to set shutter speed and ...
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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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Canon 5D III HDMI no Audio?

I have a Canon 5D III here and I am trying to get Audio out via the HDMI port. It has the latest firmware (1.3.4) and the HDMI is setup for mirroring. If I plugin a headphone into the headphone jack, ...
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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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Capturing videos of specific length using Canon EOS in LiveMode

I would like to capture videos of a specific length on my computer, using the Canon EOS 750D. More precisely I want to put it on a tripod for one week and it should take videos of a chosen length and ...
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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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Equipment for documenting an adventure journey

I will be traveling to India in a few weeks and I want to document the journey. Now I'm looking for the right equipment. There are two constraints: First, the amount of work I want to put into ...
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How to trigger multiple canon cameras at the same time?

I'm searching for a solution to synchronize multiple camera video recordings. Is there a simple way to hack the camera trigger? I also thought about sound solutions, but trigger all cameras at once ...
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Canon T3i with Blackmagic Design Intensity to record plays?

My school's drama department wants to record their shows. As the school only has really old cameras, the recordings look like garbage. I have a Canon T3i but the recordings stop at 30 minutes. This is ...
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Who owns the rights to video footage? [duplicate]

I recently filmed some hunting footage of a hunter on a preserve hunt. I did not own the camera it was owned by the hunter. I did not get paid nor was there a contract drawn up between myself the ...
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Can someone suggest a software for video format conversion for Mac?

I am newbie to this video world and have started using a Canon G7X to shoot video (I shoot casual video of my babies, family outings etc). Could someone help me find a good software which I can use to ...
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Is the difference between full- and crop-frame DSLR footage noticeable and disrupting?

For a short film my friend has two Canon DSLR's available, one full-frame and one crop-frame camera (5D Mark II and 550D). Would it be very noticeable in the end result if footage from both cameras ...
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How Can I Reduce Noise On a 5D Mk3?

The internet is full to bursting with comparisons of noise on the 5D Mk3 at different ISOs, but there is next to nothing about how to reduce noise or work with it / around it. I am experiencing noise ...
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Old Camcorder needs Repair

I have a Canon H680 Hi8 camcorder that fell off a shelf many years ago and hasn't been used since. Now I want to use its optics in a low-budget live video system for my church. Basically, I'm ...
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Will Canon 600D be able to do these?

A few days ago I watched Chris Nolan's Following and thought to myself "I can do something like this". I have found out that Nolan used Bolex for the film. He still uses film cameras and is against ...
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What is wrong with my “new” camera? My playback looks bad

My old Canon mv690 camera recorder got broken. It uses MiniDV casettes. To play many old recordings I bought a used Canon GL2 Mini DV 3ccd camera to play my old casettes, but the image is not ...
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After Adding a few Clips to the timeline, audio is no longer imported?

I'm using Premiere Pro CC 2014 trial to evaluate if I want to switch from Vegas Pro 2012 to the Adobe Suite. I'm editing a short video I made in Denver, CO this past summer that I shot with two ...
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Differences Tamron f/2.8 28-75 / 24-70

I'd like to buy one of those two lenses for filming with a EOS 600D: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD I am aware of the following ...
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Bad video quality on 600D

I am a video amateur and have recently bought a Canon 600D, mostly for shooting. I have some photography background and the image quality of the 600D is far better than my old 350D, no problem with ...