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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Solve camera motion in Blender: exact camera data or refinement?

My footage is made with a Phantom 4 Pro (for which I know the exact camera data - sensor size, focal length), and would like to solve camera solution as precisely as possible. Which of the following ...
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How do I switch between cameras? [duplicate]

I have two render camera objects in the scene, about to be three, I'd like to know how to switch between them as when I hit zero, it only enters the view of my frontal camera(the first one I placed.) ...
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render view not working in camera view/blank render

I can't see my project in the rendered view (ctrl+z) when im in camera view but it works when I exit camera view. This is what it looks like before and after I press CTRL+Z and when I render my ...
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Rendering from more than one camera view at once

Is it possible to render from more than one camera view in Blender in one time? Or do you have to do this for each camera view one by one?
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Moving camera around in in camera view in Blender 2.8

In Blender 2.79b, you can move around in the camera view by pressing Shift+F. When I tried it in Blender 2.8, it doesn't seem to do anything. Does anyone know how to do this in Blender 2.8?
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How can we setup hdri background image so that camera can move around an object which appear stable relatively to the hdri image?

What I want to do is to render an animation where the rendered objects are not moving, but the camera is moving around them. OK for it. But from that I want to use a hdri image in background which is ...
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Camera is not rendering object, only background image. 3d view not rendering background image. Can't close a 3d view

Three problems here: 1) the camera when I hit "0" only shows the background image 2) in any other view, I only see the rendered object, not the background image 3) I am unable to close one or the ...
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Fresnel effect gone..well only partly shown.it changes when moving with camera

As you can see, the right up corner shows fresnel while the other part of the model show white only...any idea? The effect changes along with camera movement. It is not the problem of Zoom in too much....
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Camera rotation over the object

I have a camera tracking an empty object on a path and when the camera above the empty its rotating. Is there an option to lock the camera?
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Homography between two planes with rotation and translation

I generated two camera views using Blender with rotation and translation. Now I want to know how to compute homography between camera view A to B? I found how to compute homography for rotation only ...
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Creating 2D animations using 3D characters

I am new to Blender and am just learning the basics. I want to create 2D animations using a single character. The 2D animations would portray different angles of the character. Hence, I thought ...
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Camera tracking; movie clip does not show up as background footage

I tried to replicate what Andrew Price did by creating a large sink hole in the middle of the road using blender. https://youtu.be/CVPcT0dJmoY I have tried to replicate it, but I am stuck somewhere....
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Figuring out FOV and Angle for a Reference? How to use a Reference Image?

I want to start modeling a character from multiple references. The original references are just images of the character and are NOT standard references - which means I should calculate the Angle of ...
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How can I define the depth of my world? [duplicate]

I created an island with clouds hanging in the sky somewhere behind the island and a camera that approaches the island and moves around it, before moving away from it. When my camera begins ...
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Make the camera go and return on the path?

I would like to introduce a character by showing a round trip on a part of him to make like a gif. Anyway there's my problem/question : How can I get the camera to go back and forth on the path ? ...
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How to make a camera face exactly downwards at the centre point?

New to using blender, and have an image as a plane in the centre point. I'm trying to set a camera up to face perpendicular to it which i preume is doable by resetting position to centre, which I've ...
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How do I configure ocio to use an existing Premiere .cube lut in Blender?

I have recently purchased an Insta360 One X camera and am interested in using its Log video mode and doing post-production in Blender. Insta360 has produced a log lut for use in Premiere (...
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how to put a object in blender in focus? Viewport focused on the Selected Object

how to put a object in blender in focus? Viewport focused on the Selected Object i click on emultating mouse pad, saved changes. everything works besides the "period" to focus, idk what im doing ...
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Objects being deformed to get into the render

I am doing a close up for a detail of my scene, but when i get the render, some objects of my scene get distorted to get into the render, and I don't want those objects to appear in my render. And the ...
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Model looks strange when zoomed out

The head of my character looked completely fine as I sculpted it in perspective view. Obviously, adding the body required me to zoom out to view the entire model. By doing this, however, the head that ...
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Heated Glass Material

Hey guys just had a question, i need help with making a "heated" glass texture for my car's headlights. However, i do not want to just slap an image on and put the glass shader over it. I want the "...
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Blender 2.8 Beta - Unknown Rectangle when camera is selected

I just started trying Blender 2.80 Beta. I noticed that there's this additional rectangle (image below) that I have no idea where did it come from. I can resize this rectangle but I don't know what ...
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A part of an object is not visible in the camera view - how can I fix it? [duplicate]

After all i've done the works, but suddenly when im rendering the plane object in my works wont show up fully. And maybe the problem is in the camera perspective, or I dont know what happened. Plese ...
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How can I combine an animation with transparent background and a pre-rendered scene(panoramic camera)(VR Video)?

I have an animation where the camera is focused on a table and some experiment is going on. I want a classroom surrounding, the end result being a VR video, where I move my head to see the class as ...
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fSpy doesn't work with vertical pictures [closed]

I've been trying to camera match a vertical picture with fSpy into blender. When importing a picture into fSpy, the program automatically turns it into landscape mode and it seems that there is no way ...
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Camera Projection Displacement

I have been trying to recreate this c4d/Arnold tutorial in blender and I'm stuck trying to Displace the mesh only in one direction (In the video the displacement is applied to the z axis. min 06:31). ...
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Camera view pointer

how i change the pointer of camera view, i'm explain. in my blender, the camera view is vertical by default and not horizontall. as you can see the arrow is on the vertical side, it's supposed should ...
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When I try to render, the camera renders from the wrong position [duplicate]

So I am totally new to Blender and I work on blendergurus beginner series, as probably many who start with Blender. I tried to solve this now for a long time by myself but everything I read and tried ...
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How to remove bumps in the motion of camera animation in graph editor? [duplicate]

Hi I'm very new to this blender. I wanted to recreate the title animation whose link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn8juHOGCSI. I tried to keyframe all the possible channels for camera motion, ...
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How to render depth map using blender

I need to render depth image for the 3D scene, using 1 camera. I don’t care about color image and the lightning. I only care the depth image. The format should be PNG. Basically the script can be ...
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Render Multiple Images from Multiple Cameras Simultaneously

I would like to be able to render images from 12+ cameras all in one click. How would one accomplish this?
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Is it possible to rotate a spherical stereo panoramic equirectangular camera and have the stereo effect follow the camera's local axes?

When I render with an equirectangular camera in Cycles, the image is formed around the camera's local axes, so if the camera is rotated to look down (0,0,0 in blender), the top and bottom poles of the ...
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Can't render 2048x1152 [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a render for a YouTube banner-thingy. I tried to change the camera resolution to 2048x1152, for some reason during the render process it minimizes to 1024x577, Any idea for the fix?
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Detecting objects within frame’s camera FOV

In Blender 2.80 EEVEE how to enumerate a list of all objects it has to render in a given animation frame? Alternatively how to test if a known plane is in the FOV on a given animation frame? Thanks!
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Getting blender camera fov or focal length from the unity3d camera fov

I'm trying to match the fov of blender camera with unity 3d camera fov. Basically i want to calculate blender's camera FOV or focal length, given the fov of unity3d camera. Please help.
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Set a camera to free fall like a Rigid Body?

I want to capture freely falling objects from their reference frame. i.e. to have the camera freely falling due to gravity in the exact same manner. Is there a simple way to make a camera free fall ...
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Render scene where camera has background image (Blender 2.8)

After a few hours playing with Blender I was able to: Figure out how to add a background image reference Match the camera position to my bg image using fSpy and fSpy addon for Blender 2.8 Model a ...
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Why is the work top clipping out when i got to camera view? [duplicate]

[full renderThe camera's location and rotation shouldn't cause it and it only happens in camera. I am the noobiest of noobs so please be polite and patient with me. I'm sure you will all say just ...
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How to use camera positioning like in old versions?

This might be a naive question, however, in the old days of blender, there used to be key bindings for camera adjustments. Those allowed to enter camera view mode and then use the "fly camera" mode. ...
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Camera Movement with Constraints Issue (Blender 2.80 Beta)

I have a camera with "Track to", "Clamp to", and "Follow Path" constraints set. Everything works fine except the camera moves along the path and then bounces back along the path. I just want the ...
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Can't add keyframes to Camera in 2.8 [duplicate]

I can't add keyframes to my camera, I tried to press i and didn't work, Blender 2.8 doesn't allow that?
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Create Dust on Camera Lens Blender

I'm interested in creating a dust/flare effect using the Compositor something along the lines of the below: To be honest, I'm still quite new to the compositor, and don't really know where to start ...
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Isometric 30° seems to behave like dimetric 26.6° (Blender 2.8)

Isometric video game graphics article on Wikipedia says: The projection commonly used in videogames deviates slightly from "true" isometric due to the limitations of raster graphics. Lines in ...
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Blender Camera Settings Millimeters/Field of View conversion

I have a question concerning the camera setting. You can choose between tweaking the field of view or the mm settings. I use a 50 mm objective on my canon 6d. The field of view for this lense is at a ...
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Is there a way to project field of view lines outward to look for camera overlap?

I am configuring a camera arrangement in a room for a MoCap system. I would like to know beforehand whether or not every camera will have at least one overlapping camera FOV over the volume in which ...
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Stop motion animation/CG Environment compositing question

Hypothetically, I’m creating a stop motion animation short with CG environment plates produced in Blender. I want to create a tracking shot in which several composited stop motion models are ...
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Can't see background movie in ortho graphic view in blender 2.8

As you can see I have changed both camera view and orthographic front view but I can't see any image.
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Image is appearing flat in render but fine in camera view

The first picture is how my object is appearing after render. And the bottom picture is how it should appear.
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Changing the Cycles fisheye equidistant camera distortion value?

so I want to know if it is possible to change the distortion value of the fish-eye equidistant setting in cycles render. The distortion seems to be the same regardless of the angle, focus length and ...
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Roll view while looking through camera

I am painting grease pencil based on a fixed camera angle. The camera itself is locked and won't move. I am looking through it, but the camera is not locked to view, so I can still pan and zoom ...