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Questions tagged [camera]

The camera is an object which defines a point of view in 3D space for the context of rendering. The camera also has settings for depth of field (DoF) and other effects/settings real cameras have.

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Camera not staying on nurbs path

my camera won't stay exactly on the nurbs path (there's a small space between them) and then it randomly jumps onto it near the end. I've checked for any rogue keyframes, cleaned keyframes and made ...
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Creating a panoramic, shaped backdrop with UV project modifier

I searched around this place and found a lot of interesting things, but no real answer to my problem so I'm hoping somebody could give me some hints. So, this is kind of a reversed thing to this ...
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How to find the armatures which are hidden in the camera perspective by other parts?

I am new to blender, I have an object that during the animation some armatures are going to be hidden by other parts, How I could find these hidden armatures? As you can see in the picture ...
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Need help finding an efficient way to export spritesheets with many animations and directions

I’m the solo developer of a game called Conscript, which uses 3D models animated and exported at low resolution sprites: https://twitter.com/ConscriptGame. There is a topdown angled view so every ...
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Camera render overwrites material color

I have placed a camera with the following world properties The scene looks as following Now when I try to render, all I get is And that is of course what I do not want. I simply want the colors to ...
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Camera: Keep perseptive by changing focal length?

is there a possibility to synchronize the camera position to the focal lenght to keep the perspective? Let me say, when I change the focal lenght of the camera from 50 to 80 the image detail is ...
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Orthographic Cam with HDRI in background

Basically I'm trying to make an animation birthday card 4 my friend. There is this airbus a400m plane scene, which I'm trying to film it like mission impossible fallout. The view of the plane is in ...
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Camera View goes Purple when adding Video file as background for camera

When I add a video file as background in the camera view. it works fine for a few frames (Upto 54) and then the camera view goes Purple (from 54 to 180 frames). What can be the issue. Adding both ...
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Navigation doesn't work in Layout mode

I can't move around in the viewport in layout mode. No zoom, No Hand move thing nothing. Did I change some setting by mistake? When im in sculpting mode it works kind of, but when I go back to layout ...
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How to place a flat object orthogonal to camera, but not center of camera view

I am looking for a way to accurately place a flat object, in my case a watch, into the lower right corner of my camera view so it is exactly orthogonal to the camera. The camera is looking at the ...
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How can I set the camera parameters for 3d motion tracking footage?

I am trying to 3d motion track a scene from my Sony HDR-HC7e Camcorder. I know that he has a 1/2.9" ClearVid CMOS sensor in it but how do I get the horizontal sensor Size? and should I youse the ...
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Is there a way to set depth of field to the _closest_ point on a focus object, or do it via nodes?

I'd like the in-focus plane to always be 1 meter closer to the camera than the center of the focus object, or equivalently the closest point on a 1-meter sphere at the center of the focus object. I ...
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Alembic Camera issue

I've imported an alembic camera into my scene and for whatever reason if the translation coordinates are super high (for example, x = 100000, y = 25000, z = 75000) I end up getting a render thats ...
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How can I expand the area of a 3D map imported using Google

I am very new to Blender (I just found out it existed less than 24 hours ago). Not a designer or anything but follow instructions well. After watching a great video (https://youtu.be/Mj7Z1P2hUWk) on ...
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Cause of “curtain” when looking through camera [duplicate]

I used the OpenStreet Maps plugin to import automatically landscape. When I look at it in Layout mode, I see nothing that jumps out at me. But, when looking through the camera, a "curtain" ...
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Motion Tracking issues

I followed a CG matter tutorial for mocap and am having trouble making the results look good and natural. The cube doesn't fully follow the motion. Any help would be appreciated. Tutorial Blend File
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Selecting the camera with Numberpad 0 brings up a strange box?

Clearly Im new. I thought I had my life together on blender and was ready to do something and then i realized that i still apparently dont know how to control the camera or at least fix what I am 100%...
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When zoom in camera. Light fades gradually

Why? And how fix it? I would like the result as in the first pictures. On Cycles it's work perfectly. But in Eevee. Blender 2.83.6
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Lens settings missing from camera settings

The lens settings such as these, specifically the Clip start and end buttons,: Are completely missing from my panel. This is what I see: Does anyone know why this is happening? EDIT I have found ...
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Eevee vs. Cycles in camera

I would like to know how in Blender 2.90 do I set Cycles in Camera and Eevee for the rest. This is due to render time of course.
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Align Active Camera to View - Not working in 2.9

Align Active Camera to View I used to do use this command all the time in 2.79. Now in 2.8 it's not working anymore - greyed out in the menu. Why might this be? For anyone who doesn't know - this ...
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calibrate 3D camera to a 2D picture [duplicate]

Through watching a tutorial on how to calibrate blender's 3d camera to a 2d picture, I learned that we could use the Blam addon. The tutorial said to get into "movie clip editor", import ...
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Choose arbitrary vector as “up_axis” for camera with “Track To”-constraint

Hello guys! To programmatically add a constraint to the camera in my scene, I do the following: ...
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my blender camera position changes when i render the image, i don't know how to fix it, can someone please help?

i have a scene in blender with a tracked camera and in the 3 D view port the camera is right where i want it(showing my subject center in frame), but when i render it, the render shows my subject in ...
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Blender 2.79 camera moves too early

So I'm making an animation in blender and the camera moves, The only problem is when I watch the animation the camera doesn't start moving where I have the keyframe set. I have the keyframe set at 35 ...
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Camera view does not show any object

I have a strange effect with one blend file. When I switch from the viewport view to camera view the camera does not see the object, although it is in the view. There rendered image shows the object ...
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Blender python (bpy) rendering incorrect depth

I am new to blender. I am trying to render RGB composite images, albedo and depth map of the context scene in blender. RGB images are rendered well, but the depth image is renderer incorrectly. I am ...
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How can I parent a plane to only the y-position of my camera?

I have a sand dune scene with an image on a plane as the background. I'm ready to animate my camera with WASD controls, but in order to give the background the illusion that it is really far away, I ...
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What is this ghost plane that appears with Multi-View Stereoscopy?

I just set up a rig of six cameras, and for some reason, after enabling Stereoscopy > Multi-View a plane appears that seems to be some sort of a guide, but the reason for its positioning is not ...
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How to find the best place to set up the vanishing point axes in fSpy?

I'm aiming at the accurate recreation of this shot in Blender using fSpy. I'm struggling to find the best place to set up the vanishing point axes. This is what I have done so far. https://prnt.sc/...
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Extending Camera Faces

I have a camera with a specific Field of View (FOV). I need to convert the camera's faces into planes then extend them to surround the camera view. The result might be something like a cone as shown ...
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Camera tracking scene misalignment during animation render

I am using camera tracking in Blender 2.8 to composite some bouncing balls onto a video background. I need the balls to disappear behind an object in the video (a plant), so I have created a second ...
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Can't rotate or move view with mouse wheel

i don't know if i pressed something or not but for some reason i couldn't move using my mouse wheel. i can zoom in and out using the wheel but i can't rotate or move view. I tried looking at similar ...
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Is there a way to lock camera roll as it tracks along a path?

I am still quite new to Blender. I have tried searching the official Blender manual and watched several YouTube tutorials and searched for various related strings on the WWW but I haven't found ...
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How to select only camera's across multiple scenes in bpy?

How do I iterate and select only camera's across multiple scenes via python? This is what I tried but only works for the first active scene. ...
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Closing open face created by camera coverage

This is an extension question of the following question I asked earlier here. In this case, I have a cube and a camera. I want to extract whatever cube's portion falls inside the camera view. The ...
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How to Take different shot's with one camera in different places

I was watching this tutorial online, and i realized that it was using blender 2.79, and what the person did was switching between shots with one camera while animating the camera. However, in blender ...
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How to switch between shots with only one camera blender 2.8?

I was watching this tutorial online, and i realized that it was using blender 2.79, and what the person did was switching between shots with one camera while animating the camera. However, in blender ...
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Render Image is further back than viewport image

I am new to blender (yes, laugh at the obligatory doughnut) and I when I set up the camera (I use NUM 0 to access the camera and move it into position with "Lock camera to view") in the ...
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Unwrap project from view for each frame automatically

I want create animation with my cameraa moving, using "CAMERA PROJECTION" technique. But I noticed that when my camera angle change, the image become distorted. The simple solution would be ...
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Camera view doesn't match what it is actually pointing at

https://streamable.com/2xhnkv Whenever I put my view to the active camera it points in a completely different direction that it clearly isn't pointed in. This is extremely frustrating and I have no ...
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How can I shift the orthographic camera view over large (>10) distances?

Orthographic cameras in Blender have the shift_x, shift_y settings: But these are limited to the value range [-10., 10.]. How ...
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Boujou Tracking - FOV feels wrong

For the past few years, I've been tracking shots from Boujou to Blender, using Blender 2.49B to 2.9 (Thats one of the best, non-bugged ways to transfer tracks). Though, shots like this where the "...
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How camera size affects render quality?

I would like to know, how the size of camera contributes to the render quality? We set the resolution in output properties. But I still, I have a doubt of whether or not the camera size contributes.
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Why camera's matrix exported to alembic has swapped axis?

I'm working on software which loads .abc files exported from blender. Yesterday I noticed strange thing: exported camera which is placed in (0, 0, 0) without any translation, rotation and scale doesn'...
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Why does model look thinner in Cycles than in Eevee?

My model looks ok in shader editor and Eevee but "thinner" in Cycles. Seems like someting wrong with camera settings and perspective but I use the same camera for both renders. Please help ...
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How to render an Equirectangular Panoramic image with Eevee

I want to use Eevee to render 360 panoramic images. I do not want to use cycles because of the render time for my project. I tried searching google and this site but the last time this was asked was ...
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Changing camera location for one frame changes it for everything

I want to create a short 'scene-inspection' video, where the camera should move in a pre-determined trajectory around a scene (x,y,z, and Euler angles). To test on a couple of frames initially, for ...
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How to set object visibility according to active camera suffix? [duplicate]

In my current project, a music video, I'm mixing 2D and 3D. The set is in 3D and the main character in Grease Pencil. I have 2 GP objects for the character, one when viewed from the front and another ...
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Image Stretching as result of 3d tracking

When I do a camera track and set up a tracking scene, stretching appears in the image in the compostitor. Why? Also, an "Unsistortion" node has appeared in the compositor making the ...

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