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I disagree with the above answers. Our visual culture and the century of cinema has dictated that we evaluate a 180 degree shutter as "normal", because that is how film cameras have worked almost forever, and that is how most scenes in every movie are shot. 180 degree shutter is the same as 1 over twice the frame rate, or 1/48 for 24fps. If there is ...


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I've done this to combine the video onboard an aircraft with the video shot from the ground, and if both of my cameras were good quality, it worked pretty well. I tried to merge the videos using time codes, but that doesn't work even though they both had GPS- things with identical time-codes just weren't happening at the same time. So, here's what I do now.....


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Certainly using RAW on ML will help. With 14 bit color, your noise reduction options are a lot more advanced. Traditional noise reduction that you are used to from photos can be used with video as well using either color grading software or editing software. (With RAW video, it would be in the color grading software before mixing down to processed clips.) ...


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Should be mentioned that the 600D isn't exactly the best DSLR for video out there. The artifacts that you are experiencing in your footage are the result of high compression. Check your video settings if you can increase the bitrate or choose a different codec other than h.264/AVC if Canon offers one by now for their DSLRs. This thread might be interesting ...


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I hate to burst your bubble, but if you are expecting video to be a similar level of intrusiveness to photography, you are almost certainly mistaken. Video is a much more work intensive process as it requires constant attention to make sure you are getting smooth usable shots instead of the occasional random thought that "I'd like a photo of this." It is ...


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You should consider other options than Nikon/Canon. Even if they have proven DSLR can do really good video, thanks to 5D Mark II/III and Magic Lantern, they do not compete well against Panasonic and Sony. If you compare 5D Mark III against a Sony A7S, you're going to have a much better video quality on A7S, thanks to its far superior sensor. Much higher ...


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Welcome to Video Production Stack Exchange! Bad news first- Unfortunately, you are stuck with the in-camera mic with the T6. The T6i has a microphone jack for mounting an external microphone. If you want to mount an external mic to a Canon Rebel T6 body and record that audio stream to the same SD card, that's really your only option. However Can you ...


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Yes, there is a lot you are missing. The 24-70 has substantially better transmittance (more light makes it through the lens), slightly better sharpness, significantly less chromatic aberration, 2 more diaphragm blades (better, more round bokeh), full time manual focus (can auto-focus at the start of a shot but still adjust after starting shooting). ...


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Ok, I've found the problem. I have tested with another lens (Sigma DG 70-300 f/4 - 5.6 Macro), and the result is much much better than with default lens. But I am not able to explain this.


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It is likely not possible to change in camera. For power and efficiency reasons, cameras generally use dedicated encoder hardware to encode the video in real time (this is why your camera can encode h.264 video live, but when you try to encode it on your PC, it takes longer, even though your computer is far FAR more powerful.) The caveat of this is that ...


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No, the D750 is not a good alternative for an avid videographer, at least not if you want the advantages Magic Lantern offers. ML isn't available for Nikon. The reason has nothing to do with the technical advantages of either platform, you can get models of camera that are fairly close in that regard. The problem is that Nikon does not have anything ...


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Firstly, that camera has a 29 minute 59 second recording limit. If your speaker goes for longer than this it may not be suitable. Apparently this is due to some countries charging higher import duties for video cameras, but if it records less than 30 minutes it's not classed as a video camera. Yeah, I know. The DSLR will probably cope better with low light ...


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The Magic Lantern firmware transforms Canon DSLR cameras into RAW-capable video cameras that are not half bad. The native Canon video codecs are universally among the worst of any current DSLR, not only because of their weak codecs, but because their line-skipping algorithms really destroy the image quality from the start. If you are shooting RAW video, ...


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If the stills look sharp and detailed, then the sensor and optics are not to blame. I would blame the encoder and whatever sacrifices Canon made for the video mode. The 80d has the same Digic 6 processor as the older and cheaper models like the T6i. I have an older model T4i, and it is very low-res in 1080p mode, while in 720p mode it is chock full of ...


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just figured it out woth magic lantern. You wanna turn on frame rate override, and change thr timing clock from its perfect number to something slightly above or below the usual 4200 or whatever it is. I got a true frame rate of 26.007, and a flicker free video of a lcd screen. Bam!


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You can probably do it directly through the EOS software. It is possible to get a live video stream from the camera over the USB connection. Note that USB2 is not going to be able to carry a full quality HDMI stream though. This is why the Intensity is USB3. It requires USB3 because the bandwidth requirements for the quality level it is working at ...


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You don't mention which Transcend card you bought but the benchmarks here indicate that the write throughput performance of Transcend cards are a little under 10 Mbps (naively I assume this is true for their brand of SD cards but I could be wrong). Strictly speaking the SD Card class rating seems to imply 10 Mbps minimum for 1080p recording so that may ...


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Short answer: no. The presets you get are what you are stuck with. If you can do 1920x1080 at 30fps, it's easy enough to use a video editor or converter to go down to 1280x720 with minimal loss. I frequently would record at 1080p on a Canon DSLR, and then finish and render at 720p (with the same framerate).


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The camera is not the only issue here. If you have Nikon lenses you can get great footage with a D750. I am sending my Sony A7S back to BH because of horrible focus issues in low light. If a scene is not well lit there are issues no matter what camera is used. You need a good prime lens to shoot in low light, not high ISO.


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I use Nikon SLRs among a suite of other video cameras for professional corporate videography. The latest full-frame Nikons have proven to be good solutions for a higher-end look. As with all SLRs, they are far from the convenience of a typical, all-in-one ENG type camera and as with all SLRs their video capture quality is lacking. My solution if the Nikon is ...


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Probably the best thing you can do is get an external monitor. the electronic viewfinders on most DSLRs are too low resolution to be able to judge focus critically. Many of these monitors have built in edge peaking, or focus detection tools as well to make it even easier. Unfortunately to get a decent high resolution external monitor is going to cost the ...


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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 high resolution photos. The photos from these cameras will resolve many thousands of lines but the video compression chip in the camera cannot deal with these in real time so they just grab the image that goes to ...


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It all boils down to "Do you need it" If you are shooting corp promos and your clients keep asking or are insisting on 4K then Yes you can look into it as you can justify the purchase as the work is going to pay for it in the end. If it is just an odd job here and there that they want 4K then hire one as it will be much cheaper at £££/$$$ for a day or two ...


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In the Media View window, select all the clips you want to change. Right click one of the selected clips and choose "Clip Attributes". In the Video portion of the Clip Attributes, tell Resolve what you want it to do.


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Some DSLRs output HDMI video that does not meet full HDMI specifications. It is not unusual to find combinations of source and destination gear that is incompatible. The HDMI can be viewed on permissive screens (consumer TV receivers, etc.) but not on more professional gear that strictly adheres to the HDMI standard protocols.


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I could be wrong, but my understanding of the AmazonBasics Wireless Remote Control is that it is only for remotely controlling the shutter (i.e., it only works for pictures). In photo mode, it will autofocus after you press the button. One thing to test would be to try enabling autofocus on your camera/lens, starting recording, and stand in front of the ...


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Here are some suggestions: Film the bike from a moving car. Have two people in the car, minimum: One for driving and one for filming. Shoot through open windows of the car, not through glass. Get every shot from every angle you need separately. Do all of your editing after recording, not in camera, using video editing software.


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It's not possible to turn off the LCD panel when it is open, but you may do two things with it to save your battery: reduce the LCD brightness to the its lowest limit, and set the LCD Backlight to [L Dim] Both commands are available from the Home Menu -> Other Settings -> Display Setup.


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The problem is that the HDMI output on your T3i is not clean. You would still have all the UI from the camera interface placed on it. Higher end cameras (like the 5D mark iii) and some other makes have a clean output option, but I don't believe the T3i does. You can use the third party MagicLantern firmware to force the interface clean, but at that point ...


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