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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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Mouth animation with motion tracking

I modeled a face and now, I want to animate it with a motion tracking. 1 - In the motion tracking panel, I track my mouth with the white dot around it. 2 - I go to "reconstruction" and I click on "...
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camera parenting with delay

i'm trying to make an animation where we see from the eyes of a pilot of an airplane. The airplane follow a spline path via follow path, but the inclination/banking is animated by keyframes. The ...
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shadow clipped when zoom out ( eevee )

I like the shadow here but when the camera zoomed out, the shadow gone. Is this normal? how to fix this?
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How do you change the camera focal length in Blender 2.8?

In Blender 2.79 this option was in the Camera tab. In 2.8 I see I can adjust the 3D viewport focal length. However when I go into camera view, I can't seem to find a place to adjust the camera focal ...
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Trackers in re-linked footage don't match the features on video

I've managed to get my footage re-linked to my project again after reformatting my PC, but I've noticed that all of my trackers keep moving around. Is there any way to fix this, or have I got to ...
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How do you restore previously tracked footage?

I've recently reformatted my PC, and once I reinstalled and loaded my Blender file back up, the trackers were still there, but the footage wasn't. I tried to reload the sequence back up, but now that ...
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How to use blender for reinforcement learning? How to control camera movement and save the rendered images that the camera captured?

I am trying to follow this paper and reproduce their works. But I get stuck with some problems and I really hope that some of you can give me some ideas. So, basically what the paper has done is ...
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OpenGL will not render animation

I am trying to render out animation with OpenGL, but it keeps rendering out as a solid view, not rendered. What should I do? This is what I get. This is what I want. How do I get the animation I ...
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Control Fly Mode with joystick?

is it possible to control the camera movements when in FLY MODE in CYCLES with some external device, preferably joystick to get a smooth movement? Instead of using keyboard keys W,D,S,A? Did anybody ...
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How to switch to orthographic in blender 2.8?

I saw this question, but in 2.8 the camera settings just looks like this: How do I switch the camera to be in orthographic mode?
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Baking camera property drivers to keyframe

I know its possible to bake the values of drivers to keyframes using Object > Animation > Bake Action but is there a way to bake a driver that is controlling ...
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Isometric Character Question

This is a difficult issue to explain, so bare with me. Also, I did not know whether to ask Blender people or Unity people, so I asked both. In Blender, I am trying to create an object for a game that ...
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Rendering Multiple Frames Makes my Animation Grainy

Sorry if this question has already been asked but I'm kinda desperate at this point. I have recently started using Blender for animations. Whenever I see people post animations they made in Blender ...
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Rotate the camera while driving along the path

How to make it so that simultaneously with the movement of the camera along the path, it rotates around the axis of this very path. I drew a small illustration.I hope quite clearly. I use Blender 2.8
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How to make camera see long distances

I want the camera to see things that are far away. Ive tried increasing the clip but that does nothing. Can anyone help?
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How do I get flat texture projection on a object without distortion?

I tried using Window Texture coordinate, but it changes scale if I zoom in or out. The Camera Texture coordinate works in with orthographic camera but gets distorted if I use perspective camera. I ...
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How to undo a camera binding to a marker?

I am doing an animation, and I require to take several shots from multiple angles, and I'm doing it by binding cameras to markers in the timeline. I accidentally binded a camera to an incorrect marker ...
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How can I retrive the camera view form Blender Python and the reassign it to another project?

I am trying to use the same camera view in multiple projects for rendering the same scene from the same point of view. I am looking for a way to do it programmatically. Basically, I find the best ...
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Cycles generates distorted depth

The depth map generated by the Cycles rendering engine seems to have (radial) distortion, while the Blender renderer does not. However, I could not find anywhere information on the internal camera ...
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blender api - get current location and rotation of camera tracking an object

I have a camera with an object constraint to track an empty plain axes. I want to get the camera's current rotation, since when the axes move, or when the camera changes location, the camera rotates ...
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Camera option won't work?

I'm trying to render a Roblox character but the camera won't work. I've tried pressing just 0 which made my whole character disappear, I also tried doing ctrl+0 but it said "Modifiers cannot be added ...
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Problem with camera view [duplicate]

My camera view is not right. i'm new in blender so i dunno how to fix it, i have tried everything but can make it right the camera view on the right seems to have like a lens that makes it look that ...
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Darkening/Lightening camera change effect

How can I make the view darken to black before changing the camera and then fade back again after the view has changed - as in the linked video. https://youtu.be/R70HeSY2q-U
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Attach the grease pencil to the camera

I want to be able to look through the camera and draw in the camera view. and have the grease pencil stay attached and oriented with the camera even if I adjust the position of the camera.
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How can I change Blender's Zoom View to include the Alt key?

Hello Blenderstackexchange-onians. I come from a Maya/Unity background and have been following various tutorials to mess with my viewport settings. I have things almost exactly how I want them, but I ...
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Camera in Blender 2.8 only rendering the background [duplicate]

I am currently modelling a kitchen bench and sink, and I went to make a test render, but it just showed up as the background color. no matter how I aligned the camera the render stayed the same. I am ...
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How to change the resolution on a X or Y axis witouth having a scaling issue?

How to change the resolution on a X or Y axis witouth having this weird scaling issue ? for example, when searching a good ratio for a shot, you want to play and start changing the ratio of the ...
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Camera tracking reference scene to match different shots in a common space

Is there a way to create a 'reference' scene for use in solving other shots? So method would be: Set scene with 8 markers (e.g. orange table tennis balls) Take master wide shot with slow track (then ...
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Render process include what in camera or whole scene? [duplicate]

imagine you have very complex scene and camera point to a part of it ! of course render give you what in the camera view ; the thing that i don't know is should i delete extera meshes for faster ...
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how to turn on showing field of view? [duplicate]

How to turn on these red lines? Sorry for dumb question, but i can't find hotkeys / settings
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How to set the camera view

When i Press Shift+Z to render preview. I can see the full view of scene in real time. I want to set the same view in the camera so i press Ctrl+0 but when i press in camera view (0) im away or not ...
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Rendering image is just black?

Im making a model of a creature for school and when i render its just black. How can i see my object? Image #1 is what my image should look like when i render it: but this is what im getting when im ...
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Apply “backface culling” if the surface is not visible from the given point

Given the point (x,y,z) and meshes scattered around this point in the space, where each triangle on the mesh has its normal known, I want to be able to detect which triangles are not visible to the ...
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I can't see my background footage in camera viewport and render

TL;DR at bottom I have a scene where I am tracking a ball above a river. I am working on my macbook and I am currently overseas in europe. I am using teamviewer, a screen sharing app on my surface ...
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Camera Doesn't Follow Character

So I'm working on a blender game and when I play the game it works but when I play it in camera mode it doesn't show anything. The camera is parented to the character but it doesn't work please tell ...
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Infinite floor plane being cropped in camera view [duplicate]

The infinite plane I added as a floor is cropped in camera view, as if an invsible object was obscuring it. How can I fix this?
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How can I create a perspective screenshot with focus ? (newbie question)

First, sorry if my vocabulary is wrong, I am more used to Gimp and Inkscape to be honest, these are my first steps with Blender :D What I would like to render is some kind of perspective screenshot. ...
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can't see mesh in camera view

First I have a huge scene Then I addea a camera and I chose that given view and pressed clt+Alt+numpad 0 then it shows like this I tried increasing decreasing focal length,size of camera,shift+f to ...
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Matching 2nd camera to a scene

I found nice looking house and wanted to recreate it, used fSpy instead of BLAM, but found it works well. I placed cubes instead of normal models. My problem is, that there is second and third photo ...
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Check if the whole plane is being on a orthographic camera render (or get a proportion of the rendered plane)

Situation: On my scene, planes can be positioned anywhere and I should not move them - I move around only camera. After positioning a orthographic camera with a script, I am not sure if the whole ...
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Good strategies for camera matching

I've been blocking out the shapes of a rather visually complex interior. I used fSpy to match the camera to the perspective. I've got some of the shapes blocked out, but finding the correct scale, ...
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Maximizing Render Field of View in Interior Scene

I'm new to Blender and love most things about it, but the camera is hard to work with, especially in tightly enclosed interior settings. When I've positioned the camera where I want it and bring up ...
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Blank Camera Persp

I have been at this for hours. I have an issue with one of my blend files I seems that when I switch to camera persp I see only a blank screen. If I open a default startup.blend everything works fine ...
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How to set parameters of orthographic camera to see only a specified plane

My question: How can I set the parameters of orthographic camera, to look only at a specific plane from orthogonal position, and at the same time to see the whole plane on the render (fit the size of ...
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Camera culling- option not available

To limit the memory usage of my scene(which is more complex then given below) I wanted to use camera cull, but the option seems to be greyed out. How can I use this feature?
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Image as camera foreground

I am trying to see an image through the camera as foreground of the render (i.e., the 3D model is visible through transparent parts), but I only find ways to insert an image as background (i.e., the ...
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Size of camera representation

I have two cameras in my project but they are shown differently (one is represented bigger than the other), although they have the same focal length and the same sensor size (and the same scale). Are ...
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Restricted camera view

Why is the rendered area (the red rectangle) in the pic below so small? How do I resize it to fit the entire viewport?
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How to setup scene for Isometric workflow? In order to import 2D ISO image to make it in 3D

You know we can make 2D isometric renders of 3D images, right? I want to do the reverse; I import an isometric image and want to use it to create the 3D model. An illustration of the work I'm trying ...
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When rendering in Eevee, result is zoomed in compared to viewport camera

I've been playing about with Blender 2.8, getting use to the interface etc. I've rendered a still frame from an animation, but the resulting image outputted is slightly zoomed in, this is the same ...