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While it's technically true that you've to look for cameras that are supported by the webcam drivers of manufacturer I've experienced that an older unsupported camera might also work. I've been using the Canon 550D (T2i) with the beta Canon EOS webcam utility on macOS and Windows without any trouble. I've occasionally also used the 5D Mark II. Both these ...


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I assume that you want a DSLR because the larger sensor will give you bokeh. In which case you also need a camera that can keep the focus while shooting. For Canon cameras this means a camera with "Dual-pixel" AF. The linked page lists the cameras that support it, the oldest being the 70D, while the 800D is more recent but or entry-level, so it ...


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The main thing is making sure there is a viable application that can run on today's operating systems that allows that specific model to be used as a webcam. You pretty much have to do a search on a camera-by-camera basis (or at least camera group-by-camera group within a manufacturers model lines).


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This is an old thread, but the A5000 can be used as a "webcam" using the OpenMemories-Tweak from ma1co on GitHub. I've successfully used this procedure (modified slightly since I used the macos version of pmca-gui) to output clean (ie: no on-screen displays) 1080p from the micro HDMI port. I use a $15 USB 3.0 HDMI video capture device and have ...


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