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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Why is my camera irregular and how do I fix it

I need it to match the grid's width for a shot. I don't see anything wrong with the render:
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RMB Orbit, MMB Pan option [closed]

I want a tinkercad style interface keymap. What should I do? Fusion 360 has that option! Very easy Right click Orbit Middle-click Pan Wheel Zoom Blender also has options I wish Sorry I used a ...
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Export Rename Camera Suffix help

I'm working with the Multi-View to render my character in 8 different views, so my 8 cameras have 8 different names suffix like ("Camera_Idle_Down", "Camera_Idle_DownLeft", "Camera_Idle_Right"...) My ...
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Low level version of bpy.ops.scene.render_view_add()

Is there a low-level version of bpy.ops.scene.render_view_add() and bpy.ops.scene.render_view_remove() operators ? My goal is ...
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How to set camera view point in python and place objects within the field of view?

I'm very new to Blender and trying to render a scene with a basic object. I need to automate this, hence using Python to script it. I need to place a camera along an axis (chose X) and set a field of ...
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Viewport only showing objects in camera shot [duplicate]

I was just experimenting with the new smoke simulation stuff and something's happened. It seems that blender is only rendering things that are in the camera's view when in Solid Mode. What's even ...
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Is this an animation workspace bug in 2.8?

When in Animation Workspace and I get out of Camera view everything disappears. This isn't happening in other files, but I can't find anything I've added that would make it do this. I've removed most ...
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Most of my water simulation scene disappears when viewed through the camera

I created this water simulation animation and I'm ready to render it. when I tried to set up the camera most of the scene disappears. I tried deleting the original camera and adding a new camera but ...
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How can I change the camera resolution without changing the image resolution? [closed]

I am trying to do a composited photo with a model but I wanted to change the camera's resolution to that of the image. but when I tried to do exactly that, the image resolution changes too. Is there ...
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Addon: Render burst - doesn't work as expected [closed]

It should do a Render batch for selected cameras, but it just keeps repeating the same camera and I can't cancel it. I have to kill it with task manager. Video:
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Best Render Settings to Eliminate Image Grain?

First things first, I'm basically brand new to Blender. I used it years ago to do nothing more than import Minecraft models, pose them, and take photos. Well, now I'm doing basically the same thing ...
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Shortcut for quickly toggling between cameras (in a similar way the Alt+Tab works for OS tabs)? [duplicate]

Shortcut for quickly toggling between cameras (in a similar way the Alt+Tab works for OS tabs) ? Assuming the function exists... If it doesn't, it should lol.
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How to view a face as it is (and not modified by where it is)?

How to view a face as it is and not modified by where it is? For example, I created an icosphere and I want the camera to show a face as it is: an equilateral triangle for a reference image.
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Move scene objects according to camera path

So i have been trying a bit to hard to figure this one out. I want to be able to move all objects of a scene in a way that imitates a camera path. Here is a simple scene i created for testing. In ...
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Reset camera orientation?

Hi so I shrunk my mesh down a great deal from 20 meters in height to about 2 and now the camera orientation is really weird. How do I reset it to move around my shrunk mesh instead of still behaving ...
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Camera Perspective in Layout mode broken - Blender 2.81

I am following the trusty old donut tutorial by Blender Guru, and I have run into an issue. I am up to part 6, first render. The camera perspective in layout mode does not represent the render output....
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Making updates to an environment that I've camera projected

I have a question about camera projection that is pretty specific – forgive me if the question is basic, I'm a beginner to Blender having just migrated from Cinema 4D. I have a photo of an old-timey ...
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How to reverse direction of object along path

I have a camera with the track to constraint added, and the camera is circling around a circle pointing at an object. Please can someone tell me how to make the camera move in the opposite direction? ...
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How can i variate the size of the outline on Freestyle? [duplicate]

I added an outline for the render with the Freestyle option on Blender 2.8, but when i zoom-in/out the camera, the line tends to maintain the same size, how can i make it change a little when i move ...
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How to make faceless sphere

First of all, I'm new to Blender (v2.80). Currently working on AI project for which I need to create my data set. I need to render my object from every possible angle. I found a simple solution over ...
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Custom Blender Camera Shape?

Is it possible to have a custom Blender camera shape? Like when rendering, the camera image outputs as a "triangle" shape? Or a polygon shape? Is there a trick to making a custom picture shape ...
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Get rendered coordinates without knowing the world coordinates

I want to find the rendered coordinates for a camera view in Blender without getting the world coordinates before. In particular, I want to find the corners of one object that the camera sees. That´s ...
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Looping Animation

I have animated the camera in order to make a seamless animation. But I'm confused if there's a slight jump when the camera loops again. Can I upload my file so some can please take a look at it, if I ...
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Camera view goes crazy to another view

I am trying to change the render from a different point of view and is almost impossible. I have this and pressing 0 and I obtain this and everything I do this is not going to change. I tried Ctrl ...
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Rendering problem (renders only a part of the image)

I tried to render out an image but it renders only a part of it not the whole picture in the camera. When I tried to fix it everything turned pink. I hit F12 but it only renderd a part of the picture....
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How to rotate viewport?

I've tried changing the pivot port and everything like that and using the help page but I can't find a way to do what I'm trying to do. is there a way to rotate the entire viewport by a strict 90 ...
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Is there a way to animate a camera along a curve at specific speed?

There are two ways to animate a camera along a path: 1) Follow path Constraint and 2) Parent (follow path) command But they both have the same problem: The speed of the camera depends on the length ...
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Rendering from command line script that allows specifying which camera to use / render with

I have a command line script below that can render an image of frame 193 of a blend file using the default camera below, but how can I specify another camera view (specify which camera to use / render ...
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Rotate the Camera in Grease pencil mode (pan around in GP Mode) / possible to change a script I found?

I want to view around while I am in camera view in the Grease-Pencil mode (it would be super useful to paint 360° into a sphere) I found this question: Rotating camera view in Grease Pencil Draw ...
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Camera background image not visible through transparent cloth

I have a simple cloth simulation that I want to export as a video. A background image is setup from within the camera. The problem is: The flag is suppossed to be slighty translusent but the ...
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How to drive camera's Y location with same camera's Focal Length

This isn't for an animation, so I'm not inserting keyframes - as I view the model through the virtual camera, I want to experiment with different focal length values in Eevee and Cycles; but to not ...
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Camera in 3D Viewport Movement issue

1 week into using blender. I'm having a bit of an issue with a "dodgey" 3D viewport camera. Its kinda going mental, sometimes when i move the mouse around i get a straight forwards pan and tilt (...
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No Viewfinder Box / Blender renders out entire scene

So very new here. I must have hit something and now there is no camera viewfinder, and blender wants to render out the entire scene including objects that I have hidden. Rendered image attached.
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How to join a camera to an object?

I'm modeling a phone and need to have a camera positioned where the phone camera is, when I try to join the camera and object it fails with a message telling me the camera doesn't have any mesh data. ...
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Camera direction and `view_frame()` - How to calculate the direction vectors that describe the corners of the camera frame [duplicate]

The camera origin is: scene = bpy.data.scenes["Scene"] camera_origin = scene.camera.location The camera direction is calculated with ...
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What is the point of Blenders camera sensor width?

Forgive me for my lack of camera knowledge. There's an option for sensor width which zooms the camera in and out. The focal length option seems to do the exact same thing. What is difference and ...
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Building sets and the “fourth wall”

I'm currently experimenting with building a simple set (a room with a bed, nightstand, etc) with the idea of using it to generate backgrounds for a 2D art project. I hate drawing backgrounds and I'm ...
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What section of a sphere does the camera 'see'? Intersection of camera viewport and sphere

Blender 2.8 Scene: A sphere and a camera. The camera can be moved, but it will always show a part of the sphere. Later on, textures should be loaded onto the sphere BUT ONLY for the part of the ...
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Why does rotating the camera mess up camera solve? [duplicate]

I am working on a project using camera tracking. I have a solve error of 0.3, and when I set up the tracking scene, besides the fact that the camera is rotated ...
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How to setup large scale scene units, scale, camera, etc in Blender 2.8

If I set Unit Scale to 1 and Length to Miles, then insert a 1 mile by 1 mile cube, I run into all sorts of problems. First the ...
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Blender Motion tracking how to?

I have two videos from different views one moving one steady. I am trying to track character movements for animations. I tried doing just a steady video but there was no depth or rotation. So I ...
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how to animate camera zooming and FOV keyframes

you know how you can, like, stretch the camera out to change the FOV? how do I make a keyframe of this movement, to sort of zoom in and out?
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Orient animated camera horizon to object Y axis

I have Empty in scene center and camera as a child to this empty. Camera always look in center of scene and 2m far from this center. In center i have long Y side object. I "tilt" camera by adjusting ...
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How to set Viewport camera (NOT 3D scene camera) default settings?

How do you set the default settings of the Viewport camera (the 'camera' that allows you to see into a viewport as you open blender.)(NOT 3D scene camera)? Because of our workflow in the office I have ...
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Python Animation - Can change camera location but not always pointing correctly

This code will randomly place the camera around an object, and point at it, for each frame of an animation. The problem is that sometimes it doesn't seem to be pointing directly at the center. ...
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How can I convert a particle system into it's own truly single object, in order to project onto it?

I want to take a video and project it onto a particle system that corresponds to shapes in the shot. Blender makes it easy to do projection aka camera mapping, but I can't figure out how to convert/...
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View at the centre of an object, like a CT scan picture?

Is it possible to view an object as if the camera starts from right at the centre of an object, like the image below, but not modifying the object like adding a loop-cut, select half of the object, ...
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Camera view not working on BLENDER 2.8 [duplicate]

I can't seem to position my camera properly so that my scene is in view all of a sudden. When I press Ctrl + Alt + Num0 a box with a blank screen is displayed and any attempt to position the camera ...
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why camera not rotating with the empty

A small animation created of roller coaster. The animation looks working good with the empty and camera. Why the camera not rotating or angle with the empty. Any suggestion or help. Thanks https://...

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