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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 functions; video and photography...

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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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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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iPhone X or Canon 77D - which will produce better quality?

I own a Canon 77D DSLR and am just getting started with filmmaking. I have a variable ND filter etc. I wonder if this DSLR would produce better quality videos than my iPhone X (with FiLMiC pro)? I ...
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Canon Sl3: Can External Recording really be a higher resolution than internal recording?

Looking at the specifications for the Canon Rebel SL3 on B&H: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1485098-REG/canon_3453c001_kit_eos_rebel_sl3_dslr.html/specs Under Recording Modes it states: ...
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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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Would 2 lights solve my DSLR green screen noises?

I would like to make a presentation at the background and the human which is "green screened". I tried with my DSLR Nikon D5200. So for now the result is like in this short video: https://...
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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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What to do in order to avoid noises on records from DSLR for greenscreen?

I am an amateur, but I would love to record myself at video and then cut the background, so I can paste myself on top of prepared slides. Unfortunately each time I record a video there is a noise at ...
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avidemux shows better preview than vlc player

I shoot a video in nikon D3400 and tried to play in vlc and native player of ubuntu. But avidemux preview is much greater than any of these two. Any way to get the quality of that preview for my video....
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How can I set diaphragm on A7RII without recording?

I have an A7RII and I use a capture device (Inogeni 4K) to grab its HDMI output and record it on the computer. This works fine, but I'm currently using a lens that's f/1.8 and this is too wide. How ...
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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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What are some Best Camera Settings for Recording for Chroma Keying and which color of cloth reflects least green color?

I am recording footage for my music video and I am using chroma keying for eliminating the green screen and changing the background of my video. I am using After Effects CC 14 video production/...
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How do I remove video scan lines in DaVinci Resolve (or Fusion?)

I have little-to-no prior video editing experience, but am trying to edit together a video from when a friend and I flew in a full-motion flight simulator for a website. I shot the video with my DSLR,...
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Smooth horizontal and vertical camera movement

I have a Canon EOS 60D camera. I want to use this to take some video by moving the camera smoothly in horizontal and vertical axis. For example, if I want to take video of the bezel of a TV, I'd like ...
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How to change shutter speed on manual mode when movie setting is on?

I have Nikon d5200. And I am trying to shoot video in manual mode. Movie setting is set to ON from main menu. I can't record video until I switched to live view. And when I switched to live view, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Converting videos taken by D5100 for a Youtube upload

What is the best way to compress a video shot by my Nikon D5100 so it can be easily uploaded to Youtube? I have a video of around 600MB, I tried converting using Xilisoft video converter but without ...
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Why filmmaking with DSLR?

Adding video feature to digital camera was for their popular applications, as unprofessional users wanted to have both photography and videography at the same time. Professional cameras were ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to fix choppy/lagging video from Canon t3i?

I recently started using a Canon t3i to record video. When I upload the files to my computer (PC), however, the video is very choppy-- it lags even more dramatically when I try importing it into my ...
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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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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.