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What is the best way to photograph an object when the background has to be replaced in post?

I plan to shoot an object (a banana peel to be precise) and then replace the background with another image¹. What would be the most effective approach given the following conditions: Canon 550D Sigma ...
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How do I build my own soft-box light for illuminating still or stop-motion scenes?

I am working on a small stop-motion video project, although I am sure this kind of lighting will work for individual still shots as well. I need some kind of broad, bright, continuous lighting that ...
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Do DSLRs allow use of electronic shutter for photography for stop-motion?

I'm going to be purchasing a DSLR soon for doing frame-by-frame paper, stop-motion animation video work. I do not want to have to keep fixing a mechanical shutter for my DSLR, which I hear is a ...
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What is best for making stop motion animation - Digital camera or SLR?

I want to make a stop-motion animation but am confused, which camera to use, a digital camera or a SLR? And what is the best brand to go with? Any suggestion will be highly appreciated! Any brand or ...
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Remotely control Canon EOS 60D from Android phone through MacBook

I have a Canon EOS 60D DSLR and I want to shoot with it a stop motion animation. From my first try I learned that I shouldn't touch the camera at all. I can control the camera remotely with EOS ...
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