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DSLRs (or digital single-lens reflex cameras) are the digital adaption of the SLR camera. SLRs are known for interchangeable lenses, which allows the camera to be more functional by allowing for more types of shooting (Macro, Long Range, etc...). DSLRs (for this site) are cameras that have dual ...

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How to get camera settings from video file shot with Nikon D3300 DSLR?

I have videos shot with Nikon D3300 like DSC_0027.MOV. I tried using ffprobe program but it does not give camera settings. I am looking for settings like focal length, fstops, what mode the camera was ...
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What is best setting of Nikon D3300 camera to shoot daytime video from a moving car?

I want to shoot outdoor road videos looking through windshield of car in broad day around noon time moving at about 25 MPH. I want to document what the road and surrounding areas look like for web ...
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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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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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Can I split audio before it gets to my sound recorder?

In the past I have been using a wireless lav for interviews recorded directly to my DSLR (Canon 60D). I recently switched to a double audio system using my Zoom H4. One suggested setup was to ...
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Canon EOS 600d video autofocus brightness change

On my 600D DSLR, i notice that the brightness increases whenever i engage the autofocus (whether during live view or video recording). I don't quite understand why and how this happens, as the camera ...
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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 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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Can continuous video capture damage my DSLR?

I am thinking about doing some streaming on Twitch, and I thought I would use some equipment I already have instead of buying new. I have a Sony alpha 5000 DSLR camera. Would continuous video capture (...
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Do teleconverters work properly for recording movies with hybrid cameras?

Are teleconverters (x1.4 or x2) fine for recording movies (action videos) with hybrid cameras? I was thinking that maybe the focus could be a little too slow, especially for tracking sports moves.
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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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How to avoid Moiré effect when shooting with DLSR

How can I avoid the Moiré effect when shooting with a DSLR camera?
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HDSLR Movie Making Flickering Problem

I have used Canon 5D Mark III and C100 and both cameras give a footage where motion is slightly flickering especially under sunlight (My teacher doesn't agree but I always see DSLRs and other cameras ...
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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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Interpreting 50fps to 23.976fps in Premiere Pro

with my DSLR, I used to shoot in 60fps and then interpret footage as 23.976 so slow it down. Now that I have moved to mirrorless (Sony) in PAL I can only shoot in 25 fps or 50 fps. If I shoot in 50fps ...
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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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In what aspect ratio shoud one record with a DSLR?

This Question is not about what aspect ratio should be chosen for the final film, it's rather about how to get the biggest "resolution" capable of the cammera. When you take a photo with a Modern ...
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Can a DSLR be used to host a webinar?

Can a DSLR be used to stream a web conference / webinar? In my exact case I have a Canon 70D available. Is this possible and how would I get started setting it up?
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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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Green screen Issue shooting with dslr (background green changes)

I don't have a real green screen, just a piece of canvas painted green and not even the "best" color of screen. I've taken some short videos with a dslr (Nikon D7100) of me using a mobile phone and ...
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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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Compressing of DSLR video

I m recording full HD video in 1080p /30p format with my Nikon D5200 but i find the size of video is to high i.e. 10 GB for an hour. Now i want to compress it to lesser size in the range of 1-2 GB ...
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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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Better LUT directions for Canon dSLR?

A year ago I came across a web page describing how to set up a better “pro use” LUT on the camera, that would get better shadow detail recorded. This was a LUT used in more professional situations ...
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Prelude and Premiere Workflow with DSLR and External Audio

This is a little long, but hopefully will make sense... I am shooting with a GH4 to record interviews and cuts the videos into 4GB segments. I'm recording the audio with a Zoom (external recorder). ...
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How can I film my two hands?

In filming a video diary, I am often trying fruitlessly to put my two hands in the frame (as I stand, walk, etc) to show in the video when I am doing certain things with my hands. It is difficult to ...
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DSLR vs CamCorders for video tutorials?

I'm planning to record video tutorials for a project of mine without compromising on the quality and I would like to know the best option to shoot them
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Set file size limit for video on Canon 5D mark iii

Contrary to what it seems like everyone else is trying to do with their DSLR's, I was wondering if anyone knew how to limit file size for a single recorded file to 2GB instead of the usual rate of 4GB....
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Which DSLR to buy for best Video capture? [closed]

I would like to upgrade from a point and shoot camera to a DSLR. I would be capturing nature and wildlife with the new camera, still photos and videos. Which camera should I buy? My list includes ...
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Fixing ISO value of each frame of a recorded AVI video

As the ISO value is dynamic in video recording, is there a way to somehow force the camera to record the whole video in one fixed ISO ? Camera: Nikon D3s
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How can I record video with a Canon 1Dx DSLR which will feed straight into Adobe Premiere or Final Cut?

My university is setting up a video production studio and they want to use a DSLR camera to record videos. However, they want the camera to feed the video into an iMac with Premier or Final Cut ...
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MILC or camcorder for ENG?

I'm going to shoot a lot of Electronic News Gathering stuff like demonstrations, reports. But also interviews and longer events like speeches and talks. I can't decide between a camcorder and a MILC (...
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Why does Canon 600D/T3i video quality drop dramatically once it's recorded — in comparison to what I see in Live-View w/ Digital Zoom?

I have a low-light situation with a lot of small details and diagonal lines. When I look at the scene with digital zoom in Live View mode I see some grain but I see all the details and can clearly ...
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Lighting/Lens Tips for DSLR Noisy Video

Canon EOS SL1/100D using the kit lens 18-55 f/3.5 - 5.6 I am trying to film indoor videos using the DSLR as it's image quality for stills is so much better than anything else I own (iPhone, really...)...
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Is possible to use ffmpeg to capture directly a DSLR streaming via USB?

If i have an high end Canon or Nikon camera is possible to do what eos_movrec do but with a better quality? Could be useful to use this for streaming or recording purposes. And in case of something ...
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Live streaming an event

I want to live stream an event on YouTube with my DSLR. Will I need a HDMI capture card? If yes can you please list a few inexpensive ones. Also, please mention if there are any other ways for me to ...
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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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Advice on shooting 1st Person POV restaurant scene

I have an upcoming shoot where I will need to capture a restaurant scene in first person point-of-view. It seems pretty straight-forward, but I want to make sure it truly looks like the subject's ...
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Low action Kickstarter video with Nikon DSLR: do I need an external lens?

I'm a complete video novice, who's only ever shot anything with his parent's handicam. I want to make a video for a Kickstarter project, and I want to do a good job. The video will be very simple, ...
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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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How does HDR movie work?

The new DSLR camera released by Canon, 760D, has capability of recording HDR movie. My question is how does this work? In still photography, when setting the camera to HDR, the camera will take 3 ...
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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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video artifacts

My wife is using her Panasonic lumix to shoot video. She gets great shots of wildlife. The issue is that shots of flying birds, ducks or eagles or whatever is happening, appear to have 4 wings. Most ...
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How to mount microphone and recorder on the DSLR?

I keep reading that for proper sound you should use an external recorder like the Zoom H1 or H4N with your DSLR. Until now, I was only using an external microphone, namely the Takstar SGC-598, without ...
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What's the minimum software for reliably live-streaming a conference?

With a DSLR's HDMI-out feeding into a Mac, what's the minimum necessary software to do a live web broadcast from a conference? UStream is $99/month and up. YouTube has a live streaming service, but ...
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D5200 Color levels change through video

Im shooting video using nikon D5200, just a man speaking in a green background. The problem is that at the beginning of video the man is more "blue-ish" and as video progresses he becomes more "red-...
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What does the information on DSLR lenses mean in terms of filmmaking?

What does the information on DSLR lenses such as the mm range and the f/stop mean in terms of filmmaking, specifically relating to depth-of-field. Lenses are the only aspect of filmmaking I don't ...
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Which mic to buy for amatour dslr video shooting: RØDE VideoMic vs. Zoom H1?

My gear is a Canon T5i DSLR, and I take home made videos in family gatherings, kids playing, birthday parties, etc. The internal mic is really bad, especially in noisy environments. I am thinking of ...