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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Active camera switched on me

I had my active camera set up nicely and I have been working with it just fine. I edited something in the scene and all of a sudden the active camera (Numpad 0) does not go back to my desired view. I ...
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How to rotate camera with constraint?

I use a follow path constraint to make the cam travel along a circle and I use a track to constraint to make the cam track to the object I want to render. That way I can control the camera very well ...
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Wait for screen_full_area to complete

First I'm trying to make blender window go into maximised mode Then I'm trying to make the VIEW_3D area to go into Full screen Area and then make the camera fit ...
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How to make camera fit viewport in fullscreen mode?

I'm trying to get my camera to fit the entire viewport (home button) in fullscreen mode and this is what I've come up with so far: ...
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Is there anyway to change the focal length of the navigation camera?

Is there anyway to change the focal length of the navigation camera? When I do an archviz walkthrough, the view feels tighter than it should and I would like to adjust the focal length when doing a ...
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Camera keeps jumping after using "Fly Mode"

Whenever i use the fly mode and then confirm the position with left mouse (or ENTER key) the position of the camera changes. This is especially annoying when i am really close to the model. Is there a ...
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Blender Skybox Changes when Looking Through Camera

When I look through the camera in my scene, I notice that it is completely gone, but when I am not looking through the camera it reappears. I have tried changing the clipping as well as changing the ...
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How do I scale a cube to fit viewport camera bounds using python?

I have a shortcut to add a cube to the scene. Usually the cube is way too large or too small and I have to manually scale it (sometimes the scale is so out of proportion it takes me seconds to scale ...
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Navigation of Viewport not possible to do

I just downloaded and installed Blender, but I'm stuck with navigating the scene. I can't rotate or interact with the scene. When I click LMB and drag, it doesn't rotate the scene. This happens ...
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Set Camera with CTRL + ALT + num 0 = Gray screen, no object [duplicate]

I'm still in my first weeks of working on Blender and just starting my first tutorial project at the moment. I ran into a problem that I have been having a hard time troubleshooting. Everything in my ...
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How to export Maya camera to blender, with proper focal length?

I am working on a project that requires me to export a set of cameras that have been aligned with a 3d scan. Each camera has an image plane. (I'll manually add the image plane). What happens now is ...
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Computing visibility and pixel coordinates of rendered object using Fisheye camera

I am using Blender and Python to generate multiple images of an object at different positions. The object has different keypoints and I want to keep track of their position in the rendered images. In ...
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Grease pencil stroke on 3d objects disappears when camera is too far away (unsolved problem dated back years)

I don't know what to do. There was only one other person with this problem and the solution was.. there is none and you should render in the viewport. In the viewport it looks exactly as expected but ...
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simultaneous rendering from cameras in geonode instances?

Is there a way to access each camera instanced on a geometry node and render from each of them? I created a geometry node shape and was able to instance cameras on it, but I am unable to neither ...
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Camera view white and useless [duplicate]

I did try looking through other answers but couldn't find one the same as my problem. So far I have tried deleting and adding 2 new cameras and even tested the 'camera view' without a camera and still ...
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How to keep an object off center while tracking it?

I have applied the Track To constraint to a camera in Blender (3.2.2). It tracks the target object. Perfect till here. But it keeps the object at the center of the frame, while I want to keep the ...
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How to gradually accelerate a camera dolly-out animation from extreme closeup?

I want to animate a scene where the camera slowly dollies away from an extreme closeup of subject. In this case, I'm starting with a closeup on a tree frog on a branch and dollying away until the ...
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Motion Tracked camera is far away from the origin after applying the origin / floor

When I try to use Motion Tracking, the camera is very far away from the origin of the coordinate system. It's not exactly an ideal setting for motion tracking. The tracker circled in green is the ...
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Always getting negative Y front view (on gizmo) by default when pressing 1 on the NumPad

Preface: the course I'm watching now is covers Blender 2.8, but I going through it using the latest 3.3 Course side: I'm watching the Blender Launch Pad course. I've noticed that when the author ...
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Remove a specific camera background image via python

I'm making an addon that allows to easily point to some images and add them as a sequence background image to the scene camera: ...
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Add a Stationary Picture Frame to the Circumference of a Rotating Animation

CONTEXT: I'm building an animation where the camera is rotating along a circular path around an animated looping object. I would like to add a picture frame, like you would find in a museum, around ...
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Can I project 2nd camera view onto a plane?

I’ve created a cellphone, with hands holding it… Then I created a scene, sort of like a small video game world. So picture this all in 1st person view. What I’d like to do is have the cellphone screen ...
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Is anyone using a Nintendo Wiimote on Blender?

I'd like to use a Wiimote to control my camera. To make subtle handheld shots. Except one video from 2014, I don't find any resources. I guess there should be many other good reasons to use the ...
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Adding jitter to a constrained camera

I am trying to add some camera jitter to my scene. The camera is parented to an empty and constrained to follow a circular path. I tried using the graph editor to add a noise modifier on the Z axis, ...
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My renders are stretched and I don’t know what I did to make it this way

This is my first blender render ever. I spent a lot of time on it and I was correcting lighting issues and resizing the camera. When I did something (I have no idea what), it resulted in my models ...
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Configure a camera to chase a flying drone with realistic lag?

I'm animating a flying drone, adding noise via the graph editor to make it wobble and such like a drone flying through shifting air currents. Now I'd like to add a chase camera a few feet behind the ...
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Modifying Camera Solver keyframes

So I'm quite new to Blender, but have 15+ years with 3DS Max... so apologies if this is a basic error I've tracked a drone shot and set up a 3D scene in Blender. It seems to work OK, but the camera ...
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Using multiple camera in Blender and modifying a video using 3 cameras

I am totally new to Blender so excuse me if the questions may be stupid. I developed a videowall application that drives an arbitrary number of LCD screens, now a customer asked to drive 3 digital ...
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Camera Culling in Scatter Graswald does not work with focal length?

At first it worked but then I changed the focal length from 90mm to 50mm and moved the camera. The focal length in the scatter options automatically turned to 50 aswell, but it doesnt seem to ...
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Seeing an image on my camera that's not in the project outliner

There's an image that I can't delete that shows up on my camera object. It disappears only when I turn off my camera. It also disappears when I turn off the overlay. (Please note that my stroke object ...
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Motion tracking problem on blender 2.80

I’m currently working on this video and I’m done with my motion tracking with a really good solve error (0.02 or so) but when I try to set up thr tracking scene and set the floor, it makes it so that ...
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For a specific project shape of camera is deformed

My camera became just a rectangle. The main node of camera disappeared. I erase and add new camera. It is the same.
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How to snap object or cursor to solved track marker?

Is there any option for snapping the cursor (or a object) to a selected camera track marker?
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How to measure blender camera Dynamic range

I watched many youtube videos about Filmic, but in blender 3.0 it is a little bit different. Are those videos outdated or I get them wrong?? My testing is a grid and double up the light watt each grid ...
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Nuke to Blender Lens Distortion: Centre vs. Optical Center

I'm working on a project where I need to undistort videos taken months ago, which have no corresponding calibration images (checkerboard, etc.). I have been using Nuke to estimate the distortion ...
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Move camera background infront of object and make it transparent

I would like to move the camera background in front of an object that is in the field of vision f the camera and make it slightly transparent. I did not find any solution for moving objects behind the ...
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Select only visible vertices of a mesh from a camera

I'm looking for a simple way to remove the vertices of a mesh which are not visible from a defined camera in Blender >=3.1, in order to export the resulting mesh in stl. I've seen on the forum the ...
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How to restore the camera's default settings?

How can I restore the default settings for my camera? Right now if you press the '0' key it renders the image vertically. It would be nice to have the horizontal camera back. Thanks! https://we.tl/t-...
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Mapping Cubemap, Panoramic 360 Video to a "PLANE" to create a fake parallax effect in shader? (for fake room interior)

I've seen this has been done but couldn't find the a proper source on how-to? I think this how UE5 Matrix Awakens handles the fake room interiors in large number of windows in large number of ...
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Entire scene gets pitch black when switching from Cycles to Eevee

I checked the strength of all the lights and even have cranked the strength up to at least 1000 but the entire scene is still pitch black. Everything works fine in Cycles. I tried all sorts of ...
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How do I crop a video and keep an object centered in Blender Video Editor?

My question may just be about semantics. I'm not even sure what to search on to figure out what to do. Let's say I have a video of my son playing a sport. I want to crop the view to only show him, and ...
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How to get higher quality for second camera in stereoscopy multi-view?

I'm new here but I use your platform to solve some problems that I sometimes have with blender. So I use stereoscopy multi-view a lot for creating different views of the same object. But somehow since ...
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How to Bake down all data to a single object

Can anyone please suggest how can I bake all the data into a single camera object? I have exported a camera track from 3dequalizer. When I import it inside blender this is the structure that I get. ...
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Rotate Camera Down Without Side Rotation

I have a simple scene set up with a camera that moves around. I want to point the camera down to get a better view of some objects. This would be trivial if the camera was on one of the x or y lines, ...
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Why do this approach to ray_casting give me segmentation fault?

I am trying to do ray_cast from the camera origin to the direction that is from camera origin to one of the camera's corner. I will attach the code. The problem is, I am getting segmentation fault ...
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How do I change the frame size?

I've been trying to make a camera view more of this room for my scene. To specify, I don't want to change the FOV. I can't zoom out by moving the camera further because there are walls behind it, and ...
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Camera with "track to" constraint flips

I have a "track to" constraint and a "follow path" constraint applied to my camera. When the offset of the "track to" reaches a certain point, the camera flips around 180°...
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Ray casting from the camera object to its FOV such that I can know all the objects that lies in its FOV?

Is there a way to ray cast from camera object to all of the pixels in its FOV such that I can know what objects are in its FOV? The walls are made up of small cubes. I want to ray cast from my camera ...
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Activating Audio for background image (Movie Clip) possible?

I can't believe I couldn't find any thread anywhere about this but here's my problem. I want to use a video with sound as background and animate a model according to the acoustic Cues given in the ...
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Locked Camera View

I have locked myself into camera view/am restricted to viewing my sculpture from the camera viewport only, and am unable to exit this mode despite following the advice I have found on this subject on ...

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