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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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How can I ensure the white balance is correct?

I've read in several places that when shooting a video, white balance should be set manually (just like nearly every other parameter) on a DSLR which doesn't record videos in a raw format. While an ...
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How to keep EXIF data in a DSLR video after editing / compressing with Photoshop CC?

So I have a bunch of home video files with my kids and family. I want to do some edits like text overlay, music backgrounds etc and also compress them using Photoshop CC. However, after compressing or ...
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Is there any relation between a Exposure & Flicker

I am trying to understand if there is any relation between Exposure(Manual/Auto) function of a Camera and Flicker effect that might be visible in a video shot by that camera? If one has to do flicker ...
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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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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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Recovering severely underexposed video

I need to recover some badly underexposed video. The video is virtually black with no detail at the moment. I don't need it to be perfect but I would like some ideas on a process I could follow to ...
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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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Why does my Class 10 memory card run in to buffering problems?

My Canon EOS 600D's class 10 SD card does not write out data very quickly and this results in buffering issues which can be seen when shooting 1080p@30fps video. Why can't the card keep up and what ...
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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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What is the correct setting in Adobe Premiere CS6 for Nikon Video?

I have a Nikon D600 and when I set up a new project in Adobe Premiere CS6 there are many options available for Sequence Presets. I suppose this could be a subjective question, but what is the best ...
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Canon DSLR that changes aperture in Video

I purchased a 1100D/Rebel T3 as a starting DSLR. I like the video aspect the most, but its quite limited. I have some low aperture lenses and I like them very much, but they make it difficult to ...
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What are some things to know and learn about the Canon 550D (T2i) when shooting movies?

I am working on using our 550D for shooting movies. What are some things I need to know and learn about the 550D before shooting with it?
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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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Using smartphone sensors to stabilise DSLR video in post

So I had an idea. Almost everyone has smartphone equipped with gyroscope and accelerometer. It wouldn't seem too far fetched to me to strap this smartphone to DSLR and have some app record data from ...
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What lenses are preferred for DSLR video?

I do plenty of Macro and product photography (love the Tamron 60mm Macro). I have no idea what videographers who use DSLR like for lenses. Any advice and broadest usage appreciated. Assume camera in ...
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What is the video codec name of videos made through the Canon 600d DSLR

I need to know the name of the codec? They have the file extension of .mov but i need to know what codec that is. What is the video codec name of videos made through the Canon 600d DSLR?
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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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Halogen brightness for video

I'm trying to get an idea of the brightness of halogen lights before I go and buy any. I'm going to be producing a music video and for some indoor scenes I'll need lighting. I'm on a small budget ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Recording video and audio with external input to computer with Canon 600D

I like to do drum covers, but the process always takes ages. I have to record my sounds from my electronic drumset (TD-9KX) to Cubase via a Tascam US122-MKii interface. Video is captured with a Canon ...
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Any DSLR monitors around 3 inches?

I'm looking for an external DSLR monitor that is not bigger than around 3 inches. For example, 4 or 5 inches is too big. I need something small and not bulky, for skateboarding videography.
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Avidemux shows better preview than VLC player

I shot 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why HD broadcast camcorder still pictures quality (still frame from video) beat out DSLR?

I've taken pictures with a HD broadcast camcorder and a DSLR at the same event. When I get the still pics from camcorder footage, the image appears to be more professional/outstanding feeling than the ...
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How to Setup Resolution and Frame Rate Between Two Cameras for Premiere Editting and YouTube

I have a Canon Vixia HF G10 and a Canon 70D. I need to do an interview requiring two camera angles. I need to figure out what the best way to ensure both cameras record video at the highest frame rate,...
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I can't buy a streak filter where I live. How do I go about making myself one for my DSLR?

Generally used to achieve the anamorphic 'streak' effect.
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Canon 600d vs Sony PD170 for video production

If you were to develop a short film, which one of these two cameras would you use? In a recent discussion with a friend he was claiming that a camera like the Canon 600d can produce videos of much ...
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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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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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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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Should I use Magic Lantern as a beginner?

I'm getting a Canon 600 D. I will also get a 32 gb class 10 sd card. Do you think I shoujld get another card and install Magic Lantern into that? I really want to create time lapses.
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Canon 650D HD movie stop after 10-12 sec [duplicate]

I have a Canon-DSLR-650-D,the problem is when I start recording move at HD it will automatically stop after 10-12 sec, whereas at 640 resolution it is working fine. My Memory card is empty..can anyone ...
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How good is a DSLR video? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the minimum camera characteristics required to record a movie for cinema? Can one send Nikon D 3200 or Canon 550 D video to any major film festival (after Reverse ...
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How can I change the movie format from .MOV to .AVI in canon 650D

I have Canon 650 D which I use for Video Shoots mostly,my question is: How Can I change the video format inside camera setting? is there any possibility to do that ? the reason because my Video ...
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Will lens softness be visible in DSLR video? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What factors are important for DSLR lenses for shooting video? The one-line question above had to be vague, so let me elaborate: Let's say that I'm using a Canon T4i (doesn't ...
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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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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 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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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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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 ...