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How can I operate a modern camera when I must do so left-handed?

I am unaware of any "left-handed" digital cameras. However, some old film cameras, such as Exakta cameras, were produced with the shutter release on the left side. Also, Nikon considered, and produced ...
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Why do my videos not look as good as professional examples I've seen? Screenshots attached

The second one is pretty simple. Just adjust the color grading. In this case, the white point is not totally bright, but gray, so simply adjust the curves lowering it. There is a tendency of making ...
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Why do my videos not look as good as professional examples I've seen? Screenshots attached

What is the difference between these shots? The lighting The lighting The lighting The lighting The color grading of the lighting The lighting The lighting The lighting The differences in the ...
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How can I operate a modern camera when I must do so left-handed?

How can I operate a modern camera when I must do so left-handed? Add a battery grip and hold the camera upside down. This puts the shutter release and thumbwheel on the battery grip under your index ...
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Why do my videos not look as good as professional examples I've seen? Screenshots attached

One obvious problem with the picture of the girl is that it is a dark subject against a light background. You always have to think about the light. The foreground of the girl can be lightened in ...
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NIght Photography while at sea

Your intuition is correct. The tripod will not help much since there will be movement, so you cannot use slow shutter-speed. That means that he will have to resort to high-ISO and a large aperture. ...
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Why do dedicated video cameras have such low resolution sensors?

To expand on @twalberg's comment: you don't need more than 4K, and professionals don't want to use something bigger that the strict necessary. All the extra pixels cost money: storage, processing time....
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Is timelapse done in video mode poorer quality than stitching higher resolution pictures together on PC?

With the Pentax K-30, it will produce a series of still images if rather than going through video mode as the video you linked to describes, you select "interval shooting" in page 2 of the capture ...
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Can a Nikon D3200 shoot infrared video?

The Nikon D3200 (like most other DSLRs) has an IR filter on its sensor. You have two ways of making it do IR photography and both involve some DIY work and have their caveats. You could use an IR ...
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Is timelapse done in video mode poorer quality than stitching higher resolution pictures together on PC?

To answer the question - yes, an in-camera timelapse mode is usually lower quality than taking a series of still photos, and creating a timelapse on a computer afterwards. Though it will depend on the ...
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Nikon D3200 video tethering software?

EOS Utility use USB connection not HDMI to control canon cameras. There are software for Nikon with same features digiCamControl or dslrdashboard but you can't trigger video capture for D3200 using a ...
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NIght Photography while at sea

in this case you might try "Gimbal" with tripod to reduce some amount of motion blur.
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Canon 70D - shooting video interviews in bright conditions with low aperture

Whether shooting stills or video, the classic solution to being able to use a wide aperture in bright light is to use a neutral density filter. Particularly with dedicated video cameras, where very ...
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Extract maximum dynamic range from a Nikon D3400

Every stop you increase the ISO you loose a stop of DR from the highlights. https://photonstophotos.net/Charts/PDR.htm#Nikon%20D3400 But luckily for you the D3400 is nearly entirely ISO invariant and ...
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How can I operate a modern camera when I must do so left-handed?

I have some experience with operating a camera with one hand. Be it left or right, it is more difficult than with two hands. I can recommend using a pistol grip. In the old times they came with a ...
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On camcorders, are static photos higher quality in video mode or photo mode?

The rule of thumb is use a stills mode for stills and a video mode for video. Hence the name. If you’re asking about grandpa’s old Handicam, just test and see what works better for you. This is always ...
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Extract maximum dynamic range from a Nikon D3400

All you can really do is exactly the same as you would for a photo: protect the highlights, and lift the shadows in post-processing. In your case, that probably means dropping the ISO. However, I ...
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Canon EOS R recording time

Canon EOS R have limitation of 29min 59sec for video recording (source) Another video limitation people comment on is the maximum record time of 29 minutes 59 seconds. This is common in video-...
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How can I operate a modern camera when I must do so left-handed?

I was right-handed but then I had a stroke that paralysed my right arm, so that left me with little choice... I could press the shutter button on the HS-10 with my left middle finger from below, but ...
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Why do my videos not look as good as professional examples I've seen? Screenshots attached

To get warmer skin colors like in Shot 2 you may want to set white balance to Cloudy in the camera during shooting a video. To be more precise use Custom white balance (usually described in the camera ...
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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?

No. You can, in theory, add supplemental lenses to change the field of view — however this almost inevitably affects quality. Supplementary lenses tend to be low quality. You can crop the ...
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Build a video camera?

If you want to hack something, probably the easiest way to do it is to buy a board-level system such as a Raspberry Pi and add a camera module. The Raspberry Pi camera module supports 1080p30, 720p60 ...
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