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The camera is a 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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How to model an Aperture from a camera (and possibly animate it) [duplicate]

so i'm curious if i wanted to create an aperture model like in a camera. And then animate it to change apertures how would i do this. More specifically i want to know how to use the array modifier to ...
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Camera rendered view only renders a tiny square

First off, I'd like to say that my rendered view is working but when I try to view it from the camera perspective (by pressing 0) then only a small square gets rendered and the rest is still in solid ...
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Cycles render is blank and camera object changes

I have this weird problem where my scene render is blank, and I think I've figured out why, but it's weird. I set my scene camera to the actual camera object: But when I press f12 the render is ...
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How to get transparent glass option under film?

I saw a response to the question "Render Glass like materials with Alpha Channel to composite in external app" that you can check a transparent glass option under film to make the background image ...
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Why is my render blurry?

In the camera settings I didn't set anything regarding Depth of Field but it is still really blurry. I have bump maps included in the sofa, curtains, floor but none is visible because of the ...
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Blender is rendering an image texture instead of the camera view

Had my scene working fine, suddenly the blender render is only displaying one of my image textures instead of the actual camera view. How can I get it to render what the camera sees again?
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Keyframing Field of View in 2.8

I'm trying to animate a camera path using 2.8. I've got a camera clamped to a nurbs path and I want to zoom in and out a bit as my camera is tracking. However I can't seem to keyframe the field of ...
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How to take shot of a point cloud?

I can import point cloud and camera can see it. But if I press 'F12' to take shot, there is no point cloud model, but others are saved in an image. How to take shot of point cloud?
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Noob camera view problem

When in camera view you have a rectangle that you view from and everything else around is kinda greyed out , well in my camera view the right side edge is cut off , i cant see it even if i move the ...
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Second camera copied depth of field keyframes from first camera

I'm using depth of field for my animation. I created a second camera Shift-A -> Camera (not a duplicate) and noticed it copied the f-stop keyframes from the ...
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I pressed alt+f to change the camera view and I do not know how to revert to the original camera MOVEMENT

My camera movement (the viewport camera) in blender has become strange after pressing alt+f (and possibly other keys). When I scroll in with my mouse, the camera moves toward the origin instead of ...
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How to keep camera always in horizontal position?

The camera is following the path from top to the bottom, orbiting around the wires. I would like it to be focused all the time on the wires in horizontal position. Is there a way to exclude Z axis ...
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How to turn off camera's follow path constraint?

This question How can multiple Curves be used to control Camera movement? says that I can disable the camera from following a path by adding a keyframe and setting influence to 0 for that constraint. ...
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How to set texture with camera view

With add image as plane i have add an image and in the texture coordinates i have set to camera. I want my image to be set in camera. In the view port it look set but when preview render the image ...
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middle mouse key alternative

everything has been great with blender. just one problem at the moment i need sort of alternatives button for middle mouse (the mouse wheel) button for rotating, panning etc. everything that have ...
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How to change camera from perspective to orthographic?

I can't find any property that does this. I'd also like to change from one to the other with an animation setting halfway through my video, but not sure how I'd do that either. Update: the animation ...
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How do I make custom environment textures? [duplicate]

so quick question, I was wondering if there is a way to make a completely CG environment texture in Blender.
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People walking through camera tracking

I’ve just started to teach myself about camera tracking in blender. I’ve watched tutorials and everything shows an animated 3D object in the middle of an open space. Can you do and get the same effect ...
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Puzzled with clipping mystery — can't control border in meaningful way

I hope a kind person can explain me what is going on in this file: blend-file with objects (seven days from now) (01) In my perception "Clipping-settings" for Camera determines the distance of ...
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How can I set the focal length independent for x and y?

Is this even possible? Or does blender only support one focal length for x and y? And is it possible to set the focal length in pixels instead of mm? Because to set it in mm I would need to know the ...
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Front, back and bottom orthographic view do not match

I found this starship blueprint on internet: I would like to start working on it from the warp drive. I am using the blueprint as background image, but front, back and bottom orthographic view do ...
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Camera Problem and Moving Mesh [duplicate]

I am in the process of building this High Rise, and have come across this problem. This first screenshot is just after finishing making the exterior of the building, and before I click 0 to jump into ...
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Interactive clipping plane

In this question, How can I easily animate cutaway views on multiple objects? it was suggested to use the camera clipping distance as a cutting plane. Is there a way to have an interactive cutting ...
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Mirror-ball for fisheye effect with orthographic camera

I am modelling a fisheye lens for Blender using a mirror-ball and an orthogrpahic camera as shown below: Black circle represents the mirror and red lines the orthographic camera and its output/...
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Camera move in and out

With the reference image im tracing an image. And when im in camera view i can see the image and my model perfect. When i just pan and it out from the camera view im much far from the model. Always i ...
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Move camera depth of field from background to magnifier on the foreground

I have a shot here where I would like to move the focus from the background to the magnifier on the foreground. Maybe I'm wrong here, but tell me, when the focus is on the foreground, the reflection ...
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Is there a way to 'drive' lamps, similar to how you can 'drive' and control a camera in first person?

In particular, I find the first person perspective and use of WASD very intuitive for when I'm positioning my camera in the scene. I would like to know if there's a way to control lamps that same way ...
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Weird wireframe display on viewport when in camera (or certain angle maybe) [duplicate]

Weird wireframe display on viewport when in camera (or certain angle maybe) It happens with a certain camera, but it is not like this in perspective view, and I do not think this is overlapping ...
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Reversing Camera Restriction Script

Can the command of this script, bpy.context.scene.camera.pass_index == n be reversed as to begin with camera being restricted to only show when triggered with camera pass? same usage, just ...
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How do I get the x, y bounds covered by the camera?

I need to get the bounds of the camera view, in other words a rect of (x, y) coordinates so that I know anything outside these coordinates will be outside the camera view. I would like to do this via ...
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Cycles - transparent background still renders background color through glass?

Im having an issue with glass rendered where there isn't something IMMEDIATELY behind it - either objects are in distance or there actually isn't anything there. I need it to render CLEAR, meaning ...
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What is the difference between scene camera and data camera and how to set the FOV?

I tried to set the FOV of my camera but could not do it via bpy.context.scene.camera. When I tried to access the angle property I got AttributeError, but I found ...
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How to animate the render size?

I have a lot of camera background images for reference in an architectural project. I made an animation where, for each frame: The camera position is defined, corresponding to one of the images the ...
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3D View Glitches and Jumps around

I'm hoping someone has come across this before. I was working on my project and things were fine, then all of a sudden they weren't. In the 3D view my mesh seems all screwed up and my camera movement ...
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Camera (F12) wont render correctly [duplicate]

I have a small problem. The f12 wont render correctly. This is my viewport: and this is the f12 image: Blender File here: https://jmp.sh/pIbvOCR Could someone please help me :)?
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How should I go forward with camera/perspective matching motorcycles?

My question is: how should I camera match with motorcycles? I am familiar with camera matching cars, but as for motorcycles: I'm not really sure where to start. For some clarification, by camera ...
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Video background moves slow

When I Enter the video clip editor the video speed seems fine, but when I go to the 3D view and set the video as the background its moves slower than in the video editor. Can anyone explain what is ...
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How can I make a screenshot in the BGE and get pixel values

I am trying to make a photosensor in bge to connect it to a real one and share data, i need to take a screenshot of the pixel that the raycast laser is hitting, i aligned a camera to the sensor ...
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How do i change the interpolation of nurbs curve so its bezier?

Im fairly new to blender, i know the basics and all, but i want the camera to follow a path, starting of slow, speeding up, then slowing down again, but it wont let me change the interpolation, and im ...
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Camera translation and rotation for rendering

I have an object at the origin of the global coordinate system. I want to render images of the object from many different randomly chosen viewpoints. How can I randomize the camera position by ...
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How do I set my camera rotation with Python?

I'm working on an automatic renderer script, and I have some trouble setting the rotation of my camera. I suspect it has something to do with the need for me to convert the rotation values I want to ...
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using python to find object with the pixel information from the render

I wanted to know if anyone had to find a object by only knowing the pixel (x: 300, y: 300)information in a final render say like (essentially using camera view) Is there a way to find the correct ...
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How does real life camera sensor size affect tracking on Blender?

I don't quite understand deeply what the relation of the real life camera sensor in relation the tracking with the virtual camera size. I've always worked with direct aspect ratio (i.e: 1920 x 1080). ...
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Cycles - how to do mist AND emission glare?

I cant even get mist to work in compositing, and my attempts having glare as well as mist are failing- despite following tutorials exactly I just get a render that is all one color, instead of mist/...
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How to overlay someone (and his/her movements) in a video clip tracking eyes,face,mouth of a 3d character

I want to replace/overlay the faces and the bodies of the people that are in a video clip with a series of 3d characters of the same size and shape. I set up 8 tracker points for the character's ...
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Compute object's foreground mask in screen coordinates

For a research project I am using Blender's Python API to generate some simple random scenes. In addition to the generated renders, I need to acquire a 'foreground mask' in screen (image) coordinates ...
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My Camera Width is Blocked

I Was following one of the tutorials of Blender Guru and I think I have done some mistake that my camera has became like this. Render tab settings i think mistake is here
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How can we change the dynamic range of camera for depth image in Blender?

I am quite new to Blender. I am trying to generate depth image for a scenario. The depth image I can get is like: This is normal as a depth image. However,I am looking for something like : This is ...
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Hiding specific objects from rendering in one camera while showing on others [duplicate]

How can I dynamically hide an object from one camera view while allowing it to show on another camera view?
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Baking key frame animations camera position changes

I am trying to make a fly through of a 3d map with blender. So far I have made the line for the camera to follow, added a constraint to the camera so that it follows the line, added a key frame to ...