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Many digital cameras offer high-definition video in 720p, 1080i, or 1080p.

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On camcorders, are static photos higher quality in video mode or photo mode?

Camcorders come with photo mode and video mode. But in video mode, you can take a snapshot at any time. Is it guaranteed that the photo mode is using a larger sensor than the sensor size in video mode,...
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How to film dark screen with bright text in the best possible settings without loosing grey background elements?

Hello dear professionals. I seriously need your help to advice me what settings I need to make to produce a video with dark mode phone that text and white elements would not be too bright and dark ...
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Canon 70D - shooting video interviews in bright conditions with low aperture

I'm trying to shoot an interview in the middle of the, in the outdoors - which means, it's very bright. While keeping the aperture low - to keep the interviewee's face in focus, with narrow depth of ...
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Extract maximum dynamic range from a Nikon D3400

I am trying to capture the clouds flowing in front of the moon at night on a video. I using a Nikon D3400 with a 70-300mm lens at 1080p-60fps. At ISO-100 I am able to see the textures of the moon (it'...
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Canon EOS R recording time [closed]

I’m looking at buying the Canon EOS R. I’ll want to use it for recording stage shows, which will last longer than 29:59 minutes long. Is it possible to record on this camera longer than 29:59 in one ...
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How can I operate a modern camera when I must do so left-handed?

I need a small camera with optical zoom and full HD video capability for lefthand users. I saw some old samsung hmx camcorder, but there aren't new available. I think to use also a action cam, but are ...
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Why do dedicated video cameras have such low resolution sensors? [closed]

For instance, the Canon XF405 camcorder has an 8.2 megapixel sensor, yet it costs over $3000 USD. Whereas even a iPhone 6s has a 12 megapixel sensor. Why do dedicated video camera have sensors with ...
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NIght Photography while at sea

My son is in the US Navy. He wants me to figure out which compact camera would allow him to take pictures at night while at sea of the stars, and bio-luminescence. Unfortunately, while he can use a ...
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Why do my videos not look as good as professional examples I've seen? Screenshots attached [closed]

The first picture of a girl is a screenshot from the travel video that i am making, and and the second picture of a boy is a screenshot from a youtube travel video. I want to achieve the quality of ...
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It is a way to remove fish eye from a gopro or yi 4k action camera without loosing quality or without replace the lenses?

It is a way to remove fisheye from a gopro or yi 4k action camera without loosing quality or without replace the lenses ? (regarding the video)
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Build a video camera? [closed]

I was wondering if I could custom build a camera that could shoot at least iPhone quality video, maybe with autofocus. Searching on Google doesn't yield anything useful about making anything. The only ...
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Can a Nikon D3200 shoot infrared video? [closed]

Can a Nikon D3200 camera shoot HD infrared videos?
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Is timelapse done in video mode poorer quality than stitching higher resolution pictures together on PC?

I was looking for a cheap way to do timelapse videos and unfortunately most cheap cameras don’t even have this feature built in. I managed to find the Pentax K-50 but it seems that the camera is ...
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Nikon D3200 video tethering software?

With Canon's EOS Utility software, you can connect your Canon DSLR to a laptop via HDMI and: control focus and zoom (if you have autofocus lenses), start and stop video recording, white balance, ...
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How can I extract still frames from an MPEG video with Photoshop?

I have a MPEG video of high quality. I want to open the video with photoshop so that I could extract some still images. But when I open it, I got an error could not complete your request because the ...
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Is there modded firmware available for Fujifilm Finepix S1?

Fujifilm Finepix S1 makes really fine pix indeed, and the videos are also quite nice. One fly in the ointment, however, is that when filming HD video, one shot is limited to 24 or 15 minutes (720p60 ...
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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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Is the maximum video length of the Sony A6000 30 minutes? [closed]

I read a comment about the A6000 on B&H's website and @BradZChef (commentor) said the maximum video length of Sony A6000 is just 30 minutes. I took a look at the Sony A6000 specifications BUT I ...
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Are the accounts of Canon 7D images getting less sharp after a lot of video shooting true?

I have had a few accounts of people telling that if you shoot (only a few hours of) video with Canon 7D / 5D Mark II, the quality of the pictures you take later becomes worse, due to the strain / ...
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Why does my DSLR stop recording video even with a fast (class 10) SDHC card? [closed]

I am recording video with my Canon T2i DSLR, but it keeps stopping to say video recording has stopped automatically. I googled the problem and read that my SD card has to be fast for it to work. While ...
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Maximum resolution for component cable from video camera [closed]

I am using a HD Video Camera with a max resolution of 1920x1080. It is a Canon Legria HF M32. I would like to record the videos using my PC. I have a component cable to USB adapter. My problem is the ...
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How to change .MOV file format to .AVI in Canon 650D [closed]

I have Canon 650D which I use mostly for video shoots. My question is: How can I change the video format via the camera settings? Is there any possibility to do that? The reason because my video ...
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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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Best Canon lens for 60D for close up photos and videos

I'm thinking of buying a Canon 60D for both photos and videos. I'm not a professional photographer, so I know little about lenses. I'll use the camera for two main purposes: modeling and recording ...
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How to transform a 60 fps video to a 25 fps? [closed]

What would be the simplest way of transforming a movie recorded by a Canon 7D / 5D in 60 fps, to a 24 / 25 / 30 fps one, to get a slow-motion effect ?
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Canon 60D moire & aliasing issue on videos [closed]

Is it a common issue on canon 60d to have moire & aliasing issue when recording videos. Or is it that my sensor or lens has a defect? I'm using the kit lens EF-S 18-135mm IS. Does anyone here ...
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So why does Canon 5D Mark II have a better video quality than Canon 60D? [closed]

Assuming that Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 60D both have the same processor, DIGIC 4 (single), why does the former shoots a better quality video? Better quality I mean the technical aspect, the video/...
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Does this calculation for Canon 60D vs. Canon 7D video recording work?

The latest official manual for Canon 60D says that a 1920x1080 movie with any FPS recorded takes up 330 MB/min. The latest official manual for Canon 7D says that a recording with the same movie ...
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Correct conversion formula for photos to NTSC?

Working on some scholastic sports mutlimedia pieces, finished project to go on DVD. Last season (the one the got all the parents stoked) I didn't do conversions, thinking they would just go on ...
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Frames are jerking/dropping on Canon 550D during full HD recording, using a class 6 card. Are there better cards? [closed]

Why are the frames jerking? What SD cards can I use that won't have this problem?
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Can I get high resolution photo from video?

Waiting for the exact moment to snap a picture can be very difficult especially when working with children or animals. I've read somewhere (can't find source) that every freeze frame from an HD video ...
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What is more intensive for the SDHC card- hd movie recording or shooting burst mode in RAW?

I am looking to get a second SD card to fill both slots in my d7000. The card I have now is a remnant from my canon point and shoot that I am using in my d7000 now. I have yet to try movie mode. And ...
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Lightroom Camera Lens Motor Noise Reduction

Possibly a quick question, but I thought I heard LR3 was supposed to have a feature for reducing camera motor noise. Was I dreaming? If not, what else can I use to reduce the all of that focusing ...
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Best card for Canon 550d (HD video)?

What is the best memory card for Canon 550D if you are going to shoot HD video? Some SDHC cards don't accept the full HD video I was told.
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I'm Buying a Camera for a Short Film, Need Suggestions [closed]

I know this forum is for photography, but I decided to post here anyway being a StackOverflow user. I'm going to shoot my first short film. I need suggestions on buying a camera. Here are the things I'...
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