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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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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

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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Whats better? (Positioning)

Just wondering what looks better out of these two options, not looking at quality at the moment just needing to know how to place my objects. (Number 1) (Number 2) THANKS GUYS!!! -Jon
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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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Camera Clipping in 2.8 [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender and starting out with the 2.8 Beta version as it will be the future. I'm doing testing as I learn and am trying to set up a scene for an animation I want to build. Unfortunately,...
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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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Loading a 3D Room from Blender to .egg (Panda3D)

I'm having trouble converting and loading a 3D room in Blender to .egg and into Panda3D. Here is the .blend file: https://we.tl/t-9tt9UoM08Y The room in Blender currently looks like this: I can ...
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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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Pixel Size (width and height) calculation formula

I am trying to use the camera matrix to find the location of pixels forming a certain object in an image. Two parameters that I need to calculate, the length and with of the pixel in the image. As I ...
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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 ...
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Disable DOF for a single object?

Is there a way to disable DOF for specific objects in the scene when using DOF via the camera settings? I know how to do it via compositing and/or different render layers. I was just wondering if ...
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Customizing Blender 2.79's layout so it is similar to Source Filmmaker?

TLDR: Can I hide the camera? Hello, everyone! I am 90% new to Blender and also new to posting on stack exchange. I'm mostly an SFM user with almost 2000 hours on Source Filmmaker and 0.2 hours on ...
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How would you go about creating distorted textures like in Olga Bell's Music Video ATA?

I am guessing this is a basic question, but since I am fairly new to blender, I`d be happy for some help: How would I go about texturing an abstract shape with a photograph so that from a certain ...
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how to display Horizon line on camera view image?

I want to display horizon line on camera view image. how can I do that? It is more convenient for display horizon line in a new image. Could anyone tell me how to do that? I mean that I want to get ...
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Is it possible to render 180º equirectangular with eevee engine?

I'd like to make the switch to eevee as it is more suitable for my needs, but the panoramic fov lens in eevee only goes up to 173º. In cycles I use a panoramic lens with equirectangular projection at +...
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To project a sequences of images as background and to a plane don't match

I'm creating an animation with a pedestrian who crosses the road while a car is coming from far away. I decided to project a pre-rendered sequence of images to a plane,instead of using a real 3D world ...
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The camera's view is grey/grayed and I can't see anything out of the camera's sight? [duplicate]

So everything out of the camera's sight is invisible and it's there's this grey/gray (I don't know how it's spelled) thing highlighting what can be seen. What's going on and how do I fix this? I need ...
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Directional audio based on direction the camera is facing

Is is possible to have two audio tracks playing but only being able to hear one based on just the rotation of the camera?
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Customize blender camera distortion

I have a camera sensor and have done the calibration to acquire the intrinsic. Now I want to re-produce the calibration images in blender, and hopefully the rendered images can perfectly align with ...
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Viewport not going to camera when I click numpad 0

When I click Numpad 0, The view port normally goes to the camera's perspective In this picture you can clearly see where the camera is but when I click Numpad 0 to go to the camera's perspective ...
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Black bounding box surrounding camera view has disappeared

The camera view bounding box is not showing up when I go to camera view mode '0'. No box guide-lines, no passepartout (although I checked to see if it was set to medium strength, which it is). The ...
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Camera Specs: How change a 16/9 camera render to other ratio?

New in the blender community, i've got one question about the camera settings. Here's my problem, in order to do video mapping on stage for an event, i would like to do a render of my scene in an ...
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simulate long exposure in blender 2.79 with feedbackloop

I want to simulate a long exposure of animated lights in blender. I already found an older video that demonstrate a technique with a feedback loop in the compositor. This is the video I found: Long ...
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Why is my camera very narrow?

I was making GFX for a friend of mine and I was about to render the image using the camera but instead of being normal it was very narrow, almost just a line, which made it impossible to capture the ...
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Camera Clipping: Start by plane

I have a object, lets say its a box, which I want the camera to not include the half part which is closest to the camera. But I cannot use Boolean due to.... long explanation. If my camera was in ...
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composition- managing distant view of large objects

I'd like to simply create a mountain range,and the scene has to be fairly low angled. My test render for the scene is as shown below: The mountains are approx 500 meters from the camera, and they ...
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Blender bge camera edge clipping aproach help

i have this thing on the bge: "see the image" \n while the camera moves, the origin of my objects(tiled ground) reachs the edge of the camera" so blender stops rendering it because gets offscreen. im ...
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Addon BLAM - Lines doesn't line up

I have a strange problem with addon called BLAM. I watched a lot of tutorials about using BLAM, but I can't figure out what is the problem. It isn't first time when I'm trying to recreate a real scene ...
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Changing from Blender Internal to Cycles

So I have built this huge neighborhood complete with butterflies flying by, birds, mailboxes, street numbers, etc. and it came out really realistic as I was hoping, and I had an idea to make a VR/360 ...
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Using Camera for “Photon Mapping” in Blender

This idea had been suggested in this thread [1], but I want to know if we can make it slightly different: we will create a caustic map for a plane by rendering it from the point of view of the lamp in ...
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Camera projection without generating UV's?

I'd like to project an image sequence onto arbitrary geometry without touching its UV's. I already tried the UV project modifier as well as a lamp as projector. Using the Mapping node within the ...
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Change 3d view representation of lamps

I am trying to create a more user friendly viewport by changing the representations of cameras and lamps: Usual viewport with camera and spotlight: A mockup of what I'm trying to achive: For the ...
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Camera rotation in Blender

I'm trying to export camera from Rhino, as soon as the OBJ does not have camera information in it what I'm doing is just copy-paste the camera coordinates and rotation. With the rotation I have ...
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Lighting Problem

I'm currently using Blender Render and I'm quite new to it since I mainly using Cycles but I'm trying to zoom out on my scene but when I zoom out the scene goes dark almost as if the light source is ...
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How to model an Aperture from a camera (and possibly animate it) [duplicate]

so i'm curious if i wanted to create an aperture model like in a camera. And then animate it to change apertures how would i do this. More specifically i want to know how to use the array modifier to ...
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Camera rendered view only renders a tiny square [duplicate]

First off, I'd like to say that my rendered view is working but when I try to view it from the camera perspective (by pressing 0) then only a small square gets rendered and the rest is still in solid ...