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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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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 ...
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Add VFX to a static footage (camera on static tripod) with eevee

I have a footage shot with a static camera (4K with a Pixel 2 XL front camera in case it is needed) on a tripod. I'd like to add a moving cube on fire to the scene. As far as I understand (I'm ...
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2.80 camera movements

I'm having all kinds of trouble trying to move and keyframe my cameras in 2.8. After setting an initial location and rotation, I set the keyframe, then move to a new frame. But when I reposition the ...
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Is there ever a reason to set the scene camera to a non-camera object?

Set Active Object as Camera a simple function, CtrlNumPad 0, used to change the active camera yet such a problem for so many. I know the use of it for cameras (quickly switch between multiple cameras)...
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Blender Burst - Batch Render Add on - How to setup other Cameras?

. I went trough a video by Glab Alexandrov on his addon called RenderBurst (Batch Render). Further info: enter link description here and i found a question. . May i know, how to setup other cameras as ...
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Camera settings to imitate Samsung Note 9

Hello stackexchange community I wish you all a happy holiday season I would like to know what values , for my mobile phone "Samsung Note 9", i must set in Blender 2.8 Specifications i know Sensor ...
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Can I render the render border with full quality

Let's say the image is my project. I got my composition and camera done and got it rendered. Now I want a close up of my shot without changing the camera perspective and such. Can I render the render ...
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Why is my camera behaving like this and how to fix it?

Here is my actual model looking through camera Here is the render Why is my camera focus off when I didn't make any change with the settings? How would fix it?
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Is it possible to create custom Camera projection volume modes?

To clarify, I was talking with a friend and we started to wonder if there were camera modes beyond orthographic and perspective. As an example, one that defined its edges not with a cuboid or frustum, ...
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fSpy for interior design - Can't get it to work

I'm a beginner(Blender V2.79) and modeled a few things and grasped the basics of modelling. I've been trying to figure out how to adjust camera for an interior scene since 2 days and would love to ...
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I can't render volumetric lights in Eevee with an orthographic camera

So this is the problem I'm having, when I render volumetric lights in Eevee, they don't show up with an orthographic Camera, but they do when using a perspective camera. Why is that? is there a way to ...
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maya fbx camera flipped

I have no problem with a camera (animation baked) exported as Alembic from Maya however I can't get the keyframes from an abc. Using FBX solves the keyframes problem but it seems like the camera is ...
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Different Cameras on different Viewports ? Blender 2.8

How to get this different cameras in different viewports in blender 2.8? From docuemntaion: "Local Camera Active camera used in this view to override the (global) scene camera. The option is ...
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Model won't render [duplicate]

Not sure what's going wrong here, but for some reason I can't render my character; I just get a blank image plane. I don't believe my camera and scene settings have been changed, so I'm not sure what ...
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Using Walk Navigation like Unity and Unreal

I'm using Blender 2.8 and wanted to change some settings on the viewport navigation. I always wanted some way to navigate in the 3D world like we can with Unreal and Unity. In this new version, I ...
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Convert Cycles depth/z to distance to image plane

I want to simulate a depth sensor with Blender Cycles, but the z-pass returns the length of the sight ray and not the distance to the image plane. Here is a formula to convert the depth map, but I am ...
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HELP! I tried to render some objects, but the result is only black! [duplicate]

I want to render 2 object, in the rendered preview it looks fine butwhen I press F12 the result is only a black screen like this I have switched the little camera icon in the left on, btw I ...
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How to get to work with the image of the camera with python

I'm moving the camera around an object all with python script. Now I want to get the image from the camera and work with it (some image processing) and then save it..Etc Now I'm just rendering the ...
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How objects move in rendered image when camera position changes

Imagine we render a scene which contains some objects. Now we move camera 1 unit down (no changes in objects) and render a new image. It's obvious that objects would look a little upward in second ...
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Override default pan / zoom / rotate sensitivity in Blender?

I am an RSI sufferer who must use a tablet for work. How can I Override default pan / zoom / rotate sensitivity in Blender? For a mouse user this doesnt matter, but for tablets this is essential. ...
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yellow rectangle around the camera in 2.8 Beta

Can someone please explain the purpose and function of the yellow rectangle around the camera? It seems to have a mind of its own. I'm also having trouble keyframing camera movement and am not sure if ...
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Follow path for Camera connect it to wrong point on “path”

Follow path for Camera connect it to wrong point on "path", so when I press play camera just starts to turning around like crazy. maybe you know what's the problem and what's the solution? enter ...
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Active camera not working on blender game

I have a feeling this is a small mistake but I can't trace a solution for it myself. Basically I made a small Resident Evil style room with multiple cameras. I also set up an actuator system to ...
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Camera not in Outliner or in 3d view

My Camera is not visible in the outliner or in the 3D view but if i press num0 i can see its view. But i can't delet it because i cant find it. I can't select it or something else. Its like it isn't ...
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How do you select the pivot of the edit camera?

All I find when i try to search this question is how to move the rendering camera, not the editor. Blender's editor camera focuses on the center, I need to change that to focus on a vertex, how can I ...
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My entire screen goes grey when I am in the camera view and press P to start game

Whenever I start my blender game (press P) while looking through the first person camera, the screen just goes gray. I've tried everything I could find, changing the cameras zoom/focus/clipping. I've ...
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How can I find the proper focal length of the cameras in Five Nights at Freddy's using BLAM?

It's been a long time since I last posted and I need your help. For a few months now,I've been trying to find the focal length of the security cameras in Five Nights at Freddy's. Every time I tried,it ...
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How can I animate a camera together with my actions - without fuzzing it all up?

Thx for letting me into this forum. I am quite a newbee. I have bought a rigged deer that has a lot of actions (like walk, idle etc). I really struggle with the interface of Blender, but I learn. When ...
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Impossible to do a simple zoom?

i just want to do a zoom ,a real zoom , not a FOV adjustement similar like using your scrollwheel when your are inside of a camera , but with the whole camera , so the border would just adjust ...
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Multi camera for stereo

my question is this , say you have a scene and all the cameras are set up and all have key frames. Upon completion of the project you decide to change the cameras out for stereo cameras to render out ...
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weird camera path with good marker tracking solve error

I have a drone footage taken with Phantom 3 Pro and I want to solve the camera path. The markers are fairly stable with a solve error less than 1. Still the camera path is pretty much crazy. I used ...
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Blender for Previs/Layout

I'm a professional Previs artist working in Maya and now deciding to give it a try with Blender. I am absolutely new to it... I couldn't find any chat here related to that (not even tags about it). Is ...