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Questions tagged [video]

Questions concerning usage of video mode of photography equipment. For questions about video consider "Video Production" sister site.

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Motion RAW Videos possible? [migrated]

Sorry for the rushed question I don't have time. So my good old DSC W610 could shoot MJPEG but I always wanted an RAW video so I could make wallpapers from the scenery videos I Shoot. Is this ...
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How to force to automatically continue VIDEO-Recording after being stopped (after 12 mins or so) [migrated]

Most photo-cameras (canon or whatever) has the limit, as most of them stop the video-recording after 12 minutes. AFAIK, it is related to SD-CARD limits (as FAT format can hold max 4gb file). However, ...
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How to dampen tripod vibration on bouncy surface? [duplicate]

I was recording my daughter's band performance, with a Vivitar HF-TR59 59" Tripod set on wooden bleachers, Sony a7iii with 24-240 lens, OIS on. Camera shake warning was on most of the time, and one ...
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Why are Nikon Cameras not widely used to shoot video as compared to Canon/Sony? [closed]

I am new to the photography, and I use a Nikon D3400 and 18-55 VR kit lens for casual photography and once in a while I shoot video in 1080 60p. But everywhere in youtube I see people saying that ...
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Capturing image from movie on memory stick inside camera without using a computer

I'm in a dilemma. Currently the computer in my house is a pentium 3 with Slackware 13 Linux OS. (Yes I know, stone-age compared to today's technology). I also own an Canon EOS Rebel T4i EOS 650D ...
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Are there any high speed video cameras that use sub-microsecond shutterspeeds?

I've gotten interested in high speed photography. My equipment is limited - I use a DSLR and custom triggering with very short duration xenon flash to take pictures of things like popping balloons. (I ...
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What is the file system used on the Canon VIXIA HG21's internal hard drive?

I have a Canon VIXIA HG21 that fell partway into the water at the beach. It was ruined by the salt water and sand, but the internal hard drive appears to have been protected. I removed the drive, ...
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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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When not to make a video from a timelapse series?

It seems that the primary motivation most people have for taking a timelapse series is to convert to a video. However, video is considered off topic here, except when it's not. In what circumstances ...
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Photoshop CC converting image layers to video clip

I have an image sequence in Photoshop CC 2018 and have turned them into a timelapse. I want to change the speed / length of the video but I am unable to. If I change the framerate it increases/...
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Do photographic cameras that can record video, record in a better quality that video cameras? [closed]

Do photographic cameras (that can also record video) record in more quality than video cameras? Every time I see the making off of a short film or a videoclip, I see huge cameras that exceed my budget ...
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How do you do take a time lapse in a crowded city, sit or stand somewhere aside?

I've never attempted a time lapse in a crowded city, where do I mount myself so I'm not in the way?
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How to achieve a timelapse effect where stars streak through the sky?

I can't really explain it so I'm finding it hard to Google for tutorials. I was wondering how to get this effect: Instagram Video By using something like Photoshop CS6 or a freeware program. I'm ...
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What Field of View does an Electronic Viewfinder typically have?

I have an old small HDMI display laying around here and I want to use it to create a primitive electronic viewfinder with 3D printed parts for my DSLR. My design is nearly finished, but I still don't ...
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How many lumens are needed to video light [closed]

I've noticed that the lighting in my indoor videos are very poor and the image doesn't look as great as when I shoot outside. So I'm looking for some softboxes. As I have a lot of DIY stuff in my ...
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Capturing video from window pane [duplicate]

Often when we try to capture video from inside a bus or car with closed windows, it also captures some reflections appearing in the window. This spoils the video. Is there any way to remove those ...
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How can I compute the size of the camera sensor which is involved in recording video

THe resolution of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 is 5472 x 3648 pixels.Sensor width = 13.20 mm, Sensor height = 8.80 mm, aspect ratio=1.5. However, when taking videos the resolution changes to 1,920 ...
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Using macro lenses for portrait photography/videography IS

A while ago I was trying to find IS in prime lenses (I have one prime and one zoom, the zoom has IS, making it super awesome for video work and low light and the prime has f1.4 making it super awesome ...
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Is there a way to know how much a Sony mirrorless camera was used for video?

I'm willing to buy an "as new" A6000 from someone who said to have quit photography and used this same A6000 for 2 recordings only. I can't visit the seller to see it for myself and I'd have three ...
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Converting an old .raw video to .mp4? [closed]

I recently got an old Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 from my father to use on a trip. On the trip I captured a video with the camera. When I put the video onto my laptop, I saw that the video extension is ....
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How can I trigger video via remote? [closed]

I recently began using a Zhiyun crane with my Nikon D750 and I am trying to find out if it is possible to focus the camera and/or trigger the video on the camera by means of a remote control. As it ...
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Performance difference between different GPUs

Background - I have two desktop PCs, the primary one has an nVidia 8800GT (512MB) video card and the other has an AMD V4800 (1GB) card. The second PC is now surplus to requirements and will be sold. ...
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How to take 4K timelapse with Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

I am trying to create a timelapse using Canon EOS 5D Mark IV using the built in video timelapse feature. I've set it up, and created a 20 minute timelapse, everything is smooth except that it's 1080p, ...
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Light at the end of tunnel effect

I'm trying to create a bright light/tunnel light/heaven light effect on DSLR video in which I'm getting closer to the light source. I tried pulling the curtains shut in a room during daytime and ...
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Vertical lines in low light

I'm new to dslr and learning how to shoot video. I'm using a Canon 6D. In low light vertical lines appear. Image sample below... My settings were 50fps, 1.8 aperture and ISO 200. Modifying the ...
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Will Nikon AF-S “G” lenses autofocus on the D3300?

When I checked the site of Nikon for D3300 camera, I found following description Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I lenses; Autofocus is not available with other type G and D lenses, AF ...
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Lightroom - Computer run out of memory when creating slideshow video over 1200 photos

As the title says, when I tried to export video (1080p) from a slideshow created in Lightroom (1200 photos), my Mac threw warning that the application memory had run out :(. So far I have tried to ...
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How are SpaceX rocket launches filmed?

In the recent NROL-76 SpaceX launch there are some really spectacular shots of the rocket blasting into the atmosphere and coming back down. For example, at about the 14:17 mark there's a shot of the ...
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What is the advantage of a digital still photo camera over digital video for nature photography?

I was recently watching a documentary on nature photographers and noticed that they frequently fired off dozens of frames in very rapid succession when taking their shots. They then indicated that ...
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Size of an image given the mm of a lens [duplicate]

This comes from the world of video. I'm shooting an event with 20-300mm zoom lenses on HD video cameras. The cameras are physically 35 feet from the stage, given that information how tight of a shot ...
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Is it true that Photo-Camera should not be used for Video-Recoding [closed]

I need to record videos at least 1080p (mainly video-lectures or like) averagely 5-15 hours every week.. I am not going to send those videos to Oscar's jury, but if possible, I need an normal/good HD ...
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Gimbals for Mirrorless Cameras [closed]

What is a comparable gimbal to the Glide Gear GNS 100? I'm working with an Olympus OM-D EM-1.
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Why do some cameras offer 5-axis stabilization only in video?

The new EOS M6, not surely FZ2000 etc. offer 5-axis image stabilization only when shooting video. Why is that?; I think it takes more processing power to do such thing in video mode though...
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Why are cinema cameras so big? [closed]

I have always wondered why cameras for filming TV are so big. Even the camera's that my high school video production class uses are huge. I tend to see some people starting to move towards cameras ...
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Does the iPhone's focal length differ when taking video vs photos?

I read (in a user comment) that the iPhone's focal length is longer when shooting video because the frame is cropped slightly to enable video stabilization. I'm having difficulty finding info online ...
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Looking for an iPad lens that makes it possible to capture a person head to toe from up close

I am filming golfers swinging at the driving range. Due to common video standards I want to film in landscape mode instead of portrait mode. However, to fit a whole person in I need to be quite far ...
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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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What is the brand and model of this button camera?

Does anyone know the brand and model of this button camera? Any help would be highly appreciated.
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600D heating in video mode after 30 min of continuous shooting [closed]

I have a canon 600D and often take video continuously for 30 or 45 min. My gear heat up. Will this heat damage my DSLR or is that ok? If not, is it possible to keep it cool during the video session?
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How can I reduce the glare when recording the occupant of a vehicle driving towards the camera? [duplicate]

A scene in this video for school necessitates a shot of someone driving towards the camera under varying light conditions. How can I reduce the glare on the windshield? It's very hard to get a clear ...
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What's the least costly way to take video in the dark? [closed]

I want to take some video of a friend with a motor disorder while he is sleeping. We are doing this to help get information about what happens while he sleeps. I have a tripod and set up my iPad to ...
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How to take video with Nikon D5500? [closed]

I cannot find the video button on Nikon D5500. How can I start recording the video?
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Which lens can be good for a Canon SX170 to make YouTube videos? [closed]

I have a Canon SX170 (I believe) and I would like to know where I could get a good lens that can fit my camera. I do YouTube videos and I'm looking for a good video lens for this purpose.
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Photography vs videography in resolution

Why have still cameras' resolutions become more than video cameras' resolutions? The res. of the 8K is about 33 megapixels, but hasselblad's h6d's res. is 100mp... (Just ignore Lytro Cinema for now) ...
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On iOS, why would one want to pick a 'video' pixel format (16-235) over a 'full' format (0-255)?

Take a look at this screencap from this year's WWDC session 501 "Advances in iOS photography". As an app developer, you can tell the camera subsystem to either use the 'video' pixel format or the '...
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What is the role of cameraman/photographer in 360 video and photography?

With regular cameras, it’s all about framing, perspective, etc. But with 360 videos and pictures becoming mainstream, how does it change role of a cameraman? And how does one stay away from the frame?
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How to Record Videos at Full Resolution with Nikon D750 for Astrophotography? [closed]

I am using Nikon D750 and I want to use it to record videos of planets/moon, so that I can later stack them into images. However, the camera wastes its potential by down-sampling the video recording ...
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Getting raw data of each frame from DSLR video capture [closed]

I want to use a DSLR pro Nikon D3s to record a video and extract the raw data of each frame (like the raw data out of RAW image). So if I record with 24 fps, then I would practically have 24 images (...
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Why would an orange spark appear blue in a video?

I was testing spark generation on my car's ignition system at night and recorded the sparks on my Lenovo S856 cell phone. However while taking the video I noticed that the spark which appeared orange ...
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Separating videos from photos in Lightroom

I've got about 700 videos in lightroom, and I want them to be separate so I can work on them with a totally separate workflow. I was thinking about removing all the videos from my photo folders and ...