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How does shutter work when shooting videos?

I am a little confused about the concept of shutter speed in video shooting mode. I assume that the "shutter speed" means how fast the shutter would open and close. When this happens, I would hear a ...
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How can I get good pictures of a fast-moving child without high FPS?

Do I need high FPS to get good pictures of children? If I have a camera with a relatively slow burst rate, is it still possible to get pictures as good as I could get by holding down the shutter ...
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Is the Nikon D4's advertised frame rate for 14-bit capture?

Question about the the advertised 10 frames per second speed for the Nikon D4. Is this frame rate for 14-bit or 12-bit. If it is 10 frames/sec at 12-bit, what is frame rate at 14-bit. Reason I ask is ...
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Does fps relate to still photography or videography?

As a beginner, how much importance should I give to the FPS feature of a camera? How is the price of a DSLR related to the FPS? Directly or inversely? I was under the naive impression that FPS was a ...
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Camera/Still Resolution vs Video Resolution

Why do high resolution cameras shoot stills at high resolutions, but only typically shoot video at 1080p which is about 2 megapixels? For example I have a Sony-NEX 6 which can shoot stills at 16 ...
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When does the first row of the next frame of CMOS sensor begin its exposure?

I want to ask about the starting time of a new frame in a sequence of frames captured by a CMOS sensor. Assume that the readout time of the entire sensor is 10ms, and the exposure time is less than ...
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is framerate the same for video as for photo? [duplicate]

If a DSLR can record 1080p video at 60fps, why is it only capable of continunous shooting at, maybe 5fps? If frames per second are frames per second why can't you take 60 photographs per second? Is ...
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What is a pragmatic and usable fps burst rate on a digital P&S?

My digital P&S has a range of fps burst rates: 2, 5, 10, 40, 60. Of course with the higher you go, there is a decreasing quality. Whichever, I have found that light is often a problem, and I ...
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What are the main limitations on using the following setup to boost frames per second capturing? [migrated]

Suppose I have two identical cameras, a red camera and a blue camera, that can both shoot videos at 1000 frames per second. If I set them up in the following set up, using a half-silvered mirror to ...
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Readout time vs Frame rate of CMOS sensor

In many articles about CMOS sensor, I usually find that the relationship between readout time and frame rate is: (1) Readout time=1/Frame rate But Jia, C., & Evans, B. L. (2013, December) ...