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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Imported Assets Wipe Model Blank in Render Mode

Some imported assets are visible in Solid Mode along with the rest of my model, but in Render Mode they either A) disappear or B) appear rendered but the rest of my model is wiped material-less. Yes, ...
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Viewport view to Camera view

There are many related topics in this fora, but I could not find a question/answer to my specific problem. Sorry upfront if I missed an answer to this. I think the perspective given by the 3D Viewport ...
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Camera affected to my view

I want to bring the camera to my view, and it dont work. I saw a lot of answers saying that Ctrl + Alt + Numpad 0 was working, but when I do this it open this Pie menu. I know that I have enabled it ...
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Alembic camera import - not matching Maya/Houdini/Nuke/Flame

Hi Hoping someone can help here. I have an alembic camera that has been generated from an external company, then published through houdini. when loaded into blender it should be 60frms long. (the ...
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Empty Plain Axis [closed]

I can't get the camera to follow the 'Empty Plain Axis' - are there any known issues? Or have I made a simple mistake? The video I've followed very carefully is https://youtu.be/A1pAn1df-yQ Thanks!
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Camera Perspective Not Working

The Problem: The camera viewport is not working when I switch to camera view using "Numpad 0". The camera outline guides do not show as they usually do, and the Camera Perspective viewport ...
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How to make camera follow object without rotating

I want the camera to follow someone running without rotating while the arms/body moves if its the child of that part
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Follow path object not following the path

I added a camera with a constraint to follow a path, but when I slide the offset factor, the camera stays still and there is a blue dotted line moving from the camera to the position the camera should ...
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How to smoothly and non destructively animate a camera for archviz?

I'm wondering how professionals animate cameras for indoor archviz (typically a one-shot virtual visit of an apartment). Do you draw a bezier curve and use a follow path constraint? And then manually ...
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Color all surfaces visible to camera

I am new to Blender and scripting and looking for your help: The problem: In my scene are many blue objects (e.g. spheres) and multiple cameras. I want to color every surface of the blue objects red, ...
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CAMERA MAPPING : image shows up on front and back of object

I need help figuring out a specific behaviour of the Camera Mapping process in Blender 2.93.1 . When projecting an image on a closed volume, such as a sphere, the image appears on both sides of the ...
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Match 3D camera to a portrait still photo

I just wonder by any chance if we can match a 3D camera to a portrait still photo. I know that for a wide landscape shot, it is easy since we may have many subjects that allow us to match xyz axis. ...
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How do I re-center the camera to the axis?

For context: I'm following the beginner's Donut tutorial, and I've reached part 11. I've made a bit of a weird, unknown mistake which has resulted in the camera not being centered to the grid at all. ...
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How to get the "Window Texture coordinates" in Geometry nodes?

Could anyone please help me in finding out how to get the "Window" Texture coordinates that is found in texture coordinate node in shader editor? The window coordinate node in the shader ...
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How to properly setup a camera on top of a vertical image?

I have a vertical image, so I want to rotated my camera to fit the composition, but I am running into a lot of issues. My first problem is, after rotating the camera vertically every time I press 0 ...
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Projecting from camera in a specific frame (and other vfx stuff)

I'm experimenting a bit with VFX. I have tracked the scene, solved the camera, put some area lights, put the shadow catcher and all that stuff. Now I am trying to put more realism using the mesh of ...
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Create Optical Illusion with Perspectives

I want to achieve an effect like in the screenshots. The text is readable only from one specific perspective. From all other angles, the text is distorted. I'm trying to figure how to achieve this ...
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Can I adjust white balance on camera?

I want to be able to adjust the white balance on my camera in blender to the exact amount I shot with (in a VFX shot). Is that possible? is there a plugin for that if not?
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Piping Blender Camera to Python OpenCV webcam

I have a Python OpenCV computer vision script that runs object detection on videos and webcams. Currently, I'm simulating a scene in Blender, rendering to an mp4 and then opening it separately in ...
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Obstructing raycast with objects in scene without using an object info node. Is it possible?

Basically I have a scene where i have added lens flares, but i want them to disappear when an object passes over them. So far i have been using the raycast node with an Object info node, but i would ...
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How can I use Python to capture the whole mesh in the camera from an angle?

How can I use Python to capture the whole mesh in the camera from an angle? bpy.ops.view3d.camera_to_view_selected() will be a frontal angle. I want to capture the whole mesh in the camera while ...
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How to switch blender 3d render source from video editing back to 3D scene camera

After I switch from the 3D scene to the video editing mode, my F12 rendering always outputs the video image. Will the rendering result be switched back to the 3D model rendering mode after the video ...
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Blender's 3D model shows distorted image

Thank you all for your support. I am from an international school and the Blender in our PC Lab is having an issue when students use Blender for their 3D modelling class. I have gotten word from their ...
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Tait Bryan Rotation with Fixed Camera

I basically need to rotate a person's head with a fixed camera view, in which Tait Bryan Rotation (sometimes, Roll/Pitch/Yaw,) is applied. However, there seems to be no python scripts for automating ...
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How to use camera to control direction while moving?

I have a current setup whereby the camera can pan 360 around the character when stationary, but how can I make it so that forward movement snaps towards the direction of the camera? I.e. you can use ...
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Blender script to follow constrained path by changing offset?

Hi I am a complete beginner to blender and I am trying to accomplish the following, Make a trajectory Move the camera along the trajectory by a small offset Call a function after every small offset ...
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How to prevent camera from clipping through floor? (UPBGE)

I have added a camera with a spherical empty to my model to view all angles, but the problem is that when I look up (during gameplay), the camera ends up below the floor (due to parenting), hence ...
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Camera stuck in a resolution [closed]

When I try to increase or decrease the FOV/resolution of my camera view, it can't get more large vertically or horizontally, and when I try to render it, it's just plain black, and this is a problem ...
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Blender not letting me add keyframes for camera

I am trying to add keyframes for my camera but blender is saying that it is failing to set keyframes, here's a screenshot. Does anyone know how to fix this? The error message is "Keying set ...
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Tracking VFX Refine help

I'm trying the tracking with blender after using 3dEqualiser. I'm quite impressed on how well it works, although, there is a setting that is probably missing. When you have your points, you can refine ...
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Objects behind other objects show through in camera view [duplicate]

Blender 3.0 and 2.93.6 - same issues in both. User vs. Camera Perspective This issue is only in Camera Perspective: I have images as planes surrounding two image textured cubes (one as a pyramid) - ...
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Camera Renders Floor very badly

I tried to render an image of my scene yesterday, and I did. It rendered really good for the most part, but the floor looked really really really stretched and it just look very bad, I tried to see it ...
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Camera View is grey [duplicate]

I am relatively new to blender and have had a problem when trying to enter into camera view. When pressing Numapd 0 it goes to a grey screen with no grid lines. It renders perfectly fine but I just ...
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NDOF device not working when I'm in "OOO orthographic" view

I'm using "3Dconnexion Space Mouse Compact" as my NDOF device. The 3D mouse works great, except I can't orbit using the device when I'm in Front/Right/Top orthographic view (which are ...
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Control angle between camera and object

I have a scene with several objects. It is a geographical map from the Shriveling world project. I want to control the angle between the camera and the geographical plane. I created a plane that is ...
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Animating the View Frustum [duplicate]

Is it possible to animate the view frustum in Blender so one can switch from Perspective View to Orthographic View (and vice versa) in an animated smooth (possibly with easing) manner? Maybe it's ...
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How to only select elements in camera for rendering?

Currently using box select (B + LMB)but all elements are being selected. Am trying to only have the everything in the camera selected. As you can see everything outside of the camera i.e the snow is ...
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Motion tracked video only matches when background footage is scaled up

I've got this motion tracked scene and a photoscanned model of said scene. The motion tracking and everything is lined up enough for what I'm doing, but only if the background image is set to 1.75 ...
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Fspy issues in Blender

I'm trying to setup my camera so I can start modelling this image... So I setup my Fspy shot like so... But when I start modelling the basic shapes they look positioned right in the camera viewport ...
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Camera transform not changing under follow path constraint

I'm moving my camera on a Bezier circle drawn around an object. To achieve this, I added an Empty, parented the Empty to the camera, added a Follow Path constraint to the Empty (set the target as my ...
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Record camera pose at each frame of animation

I created a Bezier curve, my camera is following that curve, tracking an object and thus rendering it from different angles. While running this animation, I also want to print/record the camera pose ...
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Is it possible to create a silhouette edge of a mesh in Blender?

I want to be able to create a silhouette edge from a chosen point on any given mesh. Essentially, the silhouette edge is a 3D curve made up of points on the mesh whose tangent planes intersect with a ...
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Camera not tracking empty

I want my camera to track the pillows on top of the bed so I added an empty and added a constraint to the camera. these are my settings for the constraint so that the camera points to the empty Then ...
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How to switch beetwen two or more textures with material nodes?

this is a continuation of the previous question, in case you need more context of the problem: How to use the vector of another different object as information for material node? To sum up: With the ...
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Planes are floating away or clipping

For some strange reason planes I put onto surface perpendicular to it clip and do not show in full. What can be the reason? They are clipped even more when I move camera Blend File
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Move the object to the center of the camera viewport

I'm new to Blender. I wrote a Python script where I sequentially read the camera poses from a csv file (real user traces), move the camera accordingly and render the scene. In my scene, there is a ...
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Unable to change focal length of camera using python

I want to add a camera from my scene using python. I followed the answer and it created the camera but I am not being able to change the focal length. I even tried using this answer but the focal ...
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Add Camera Solver constraint to a camera that's set up for a frame other than 1?

When I add a Camera Solver constraint (created from tracking a video clip) to a camera (in my case one imported from fSpy), Blender always behaves as if the camera is set up as it should be for frame ...
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How to use the vector of another different object as information for material node?

I'm pretty new to blender so probably i'm going to say wrong terms or function in this question, feel free to ask for a better explanation if necessary. I have created a material tab that makes the ...
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Plane Image that follows more than one camera?

I'm creating a complex model of a city, there are a lot of trees. I decided to go for cutout trees that follows the camera with a track constraint. Now I need to create multiple points of view with ...

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