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VIdeo with 24 fps and 1/50 shutter speed settings - where have the "redundant" frames gone? [closed]

Just delved into the photo, video science and stuck at this point. Ok, there is a recommendation: It is suggested that you double the FPS to get your working shutter speed, so when shooting at 24 FPS,...
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GoPro Hero 3 constant or variable frame rate? [closed]

Are the recordings of a GoPro Hero 3 camera at 60 fps with constant or variable frame rate? How can I check the corresponding mp4 file for constant or variable frame rate? Here is the output of the <...
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How to calculate the right interval for a timelapse on a boat

I'm soon going on a canal boat trip and I wanted to create a timelapse of the boats travel. I've obviously only got one shot at this, so I wanted to know what is the best method for calculating the ...
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What memory card should I get for continuous shooting for my Nikon D850?

I have a question related to memory cards, buffers, and FPS settings. I am in the process of selecting accessories for a Nikon D850 that I am ordering. It allows for both SD cards and XQD memory ...
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Does FPS matter when taking long exposure stills instead of video?

During long exposure capture, do we need to bother about the fps rate? Does it have any relation, or are both are independent of each other? I searched over the Internet, but did not find any ...
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What is the relationship between burst mode and shutter speed?

I shoot macro and recently have been interested in focus stacking, however with live subjects this becomes quite a challenge. Thus I'm exploring how burst mode actually works. What does the limit on ...
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Buffer and number of burst mode photos ...

Is there a relation between the camera's buffer and number of photographs which can be shot at a given fps? Let's say a camera can shoot 12 photos at 10fps. Then is it when the buffer is filled with ...
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Can I capture still images on my DSLR at the same rate as shooting HD video? (30 fps)

I have a Canon Rebel T3i DSLR. It looks like it can do 30 fps in HD video mode. However, I'd like to capture still images at 30 fps—is this possible somehow? Would I have to resort to some ...
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Is there any library other than gphoto2 to use remote capture in Canon G10?

I am using gphoto2 library to remote capture on my Canon G10.It does not take photos at the required frame rate.Currently i have not been able to achieve fastest the camera can achieve which is 1....
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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) ...
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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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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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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 can limit frames per second on a mirrorless camera?

I'm looking at the specs of the recently announced Sony A7 against the specs of the NEX-7, and I am confused about one detail: the amount of shots it can take per second. The NEX-7 can capture 10 ...
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Why don't digital cameras shoot video at full sensor resolution, or do continuous drive at video framerates?

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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How does shutter work when shooting videos? [closed]

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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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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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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