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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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Camera pivoting onto 3D Cursor rather than selected object

Through the viewport, by pressing the NumpadPeriod (the decimal point on the numpad), the camera focuses on the 3D Cursor, rather than the vertices I have selected, how do I fix this issue? I am ...
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Python - How to get a list of background images used by a camera?

I am trying to use python to get a list of names of background images that are being used by a certain camera, I've tried to do it like this: ...
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Draw grease pencil over render without live rendering

I am drawing a grease pencil layer over my subject based on a specific camera angle. The camera is locked, and the grease pencil strokes are being drawn while looking through it. In order to draw the ...
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Object file breaks Rendering Mode

I am having an issue with blender 2.8 rendering mode. Basically I would import a object file into the world and the second I do that, the rendering mode breaks. I can't even render a cube, if I try ...
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fSpy feels impossible to use [closed]

I've been trying to get fSpy working for some hours now on more than one reference. It never adds up and never makes sense. This is a reference I've been trying to trace, and everytime I've put it in ...
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Missing Objects after Rendering

What did I do wrong, that Blender do not renders all objects? I can see everything in the 3D rendering viewport, but when I render my scene, the closest objects are missing. In the camera settings I ...
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Focal lenght too high in FSpy

I'm trying to create an interior based on an anime. Problem is that no matter how I set up FSpy it gives me a focal length of several hundred millimeters. If I wanted to match the image my models ...
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Preview camera animation in first-person

I have keyframed my camera. When I review the animation, by dragging the timeline, I see the camera icon move in my editor's view. But how can I review the animation in 1st person, using the actual ...
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Camera doesn't follow curve smoothly

I have set the camera to follow the path of a Bezier Curve. However the camera seems to only touch between the handles themselves instead of following the true path of the curve.
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How do I make the area brighter so I can see vertices in really dark areas or angles?

I'm working on a model in blender and in certain angles, there's shadows that cover vertices and edges, making it really hard to see what I'm doing unless I go in at a really awkward angle.
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Camera setting/unsetting parent problem

I'm new to Blender Game Engine and try to set a working side-scroller test project. I got a problem with the camera when i set the his parent to my character so the camera follows the caracter on a 2D ...
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Is something strange about camera coordinates that I need to know?

I have a camera in the same position as a rig, paranted to it. At least, it's supposed to be in the same position but I accidently moved the camera (not the rig). To put back, I thought I'd copy the ...
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How can I render object to fit rendered image precisely?

I need to render a cube the way that output image is cropped to cube and has as less unused space as possible. I know I can set up camera and place it carefully so only cube will be on rendered image ...
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How to set a blender camera according to a custom camera intrinsic matrix in python API?

I am new to blender. I found that a camera intrinsic can be calculated from blender camera parameters (see 3x4 camera matrix from blender camera). However, I am not sure how to set a custom blender ...
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Rectangular/Portrait orientation. Is there any way to change the size of the camera?

I'm trying to make a rectangular/portrait orientation style image for the camera in Blender 2.8. I've tried adjusting the aspect ratio, but all it does is the stretch the image. Is there any way you ...
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How to increase visible area of a camera without side effects?

I would like to increase visible area of my perspective camera, so that more content could fit in. I tried increasing FOV, but high FOV values made my image bend at the vertical edges. It seems that ...
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Going from keyframe to curve (Version 2.8)

I plan to use curves to animate the camera movement. I can move the view around to create storyboard stills, and when using keyframe animation this could simply be remembered as a keyframe. But how ...
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Convert large number of cameras to vertices with normals

I'm using Agisoft Metashape to create 3D models for Blender and I want to render some images in Blender that also show where the photographs were taken, with a little camera object at each location. I ...
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What vector do I use for the end of the raycast when using 'scene.ray_cast'?

Ho do I get scene.ray_cast to work? I want to detect an object from 2 points. The start of the raycast is the camera.location, ...
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Setting up an isometric view

I want to use Blender as a sort of reference for making isometric pixel art. My game tiles are 64 x 32: I'd like to create an object in blender using this same view. I know I can move the camera ...
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Blender 2.8 no background image in wireframe mode

I am modelling a scene from a photo. As I am doing so, I need the wireframe mode to show the background image as well to see where I should position objects. However, the background image only appears ...
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Help with determining camera specs? Blender Motion Tracking

I have some experience working with Blender's motion tracking capabilities, but have only used cell phone video that happened to be presets in the camera specs dropdown in Blender. I am trying to do ...
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Lock camera to view does nothing

Any project I start my camera is stuck no matter if I lock to cursor or lock to view my camera refuses to move even in new projects. I can't really do anything this way.
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How to adjust view clipping distance when using object as camera?

When using an object (like a spot light) as the camera for easier positioning (using Ctrl-Num0), it seems like the view distance ...
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Camera Rotation in World Coordinates?

Are the coordinates of the camera in the world coordinate system? If they are not, how can I change to the world coordinate?
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Objects not appearing in Camera view [duplicate]

There seems to be a limit to where my camera dsitance from the objects can be... How do I fix this? because I want to get the whole of my fortress in the camera, but this happens.
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Extreme motion blur for particle bullet tracers

I'm testing Blender for film/tv work coming from 3dsMax and VRay. (I have 20 years experience in film/tv cgi so you're explanations can go into some detail thanks) To test the motion blur accuracy I'...
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Get active camera from VSE Scene strip (Animation Nodes)

I have same scene overlayed many times in VSE with different cameras. Is it possible to intercept Camera used for override during rendering from VSE Scene strip? ...
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How to set camera to view the whole floorplan?

My floorplan units are set to inches. I added a camera to view from the top as shown but when I hit (0) for camera view, I have a feeling it is view a small portion with no detail in it. I zoomed all ...
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Object won't render over tracked background image

I've been working on an animation trying to incorporate animation into the background images.I don't know the reason why it won't render the arm. I tracked and solved the motion in the movie clip ...
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Photogrammetry using blender to Create a Dense Mesh and automatically texture them

Photogrammetry is the basic requirements when you are working with rocks and other nature assets. I searched the whole internet in order to find out if there is any tool which can help me in that. To ...
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Obtain normal map from specific camera and transformation

This may be a long shot, but after researching fruitlessly for about two weeks, I wanted to ask here in the hopes that someone who is a bit more knowledgeable about Blender and computer vision can ...
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Script to render multiple orthographic projections?

I have a model imported in Blender. I want to render approx. 30-100 views using an ortho camera from specific viewpoints. I have a list of 30-100 definitions of planar surfaces and directions for the ...
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Player movement relative to camera (a la Super Mario Galaxy) in BGE

I'm attempting to create a gravity platformer in the style of Super Mario Galaxy for the Wii. I've figured out the gravity mechanic quite well, but the camera player movement has been difficult to ...
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Ease camera acceleration which follows a path [duplicate]

I let a camera follow a round path which also tracks an empty (see reference). There is no problem in animating this, however I want the camera to start moving slowly and generate more speed and also ...
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camera size X=Y on mac osX

When I resizing the resolution size of the camera, I get the same on both axes. X and Y change the Y size… osx 10.13.6 blender 2019 02 15
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Render my 3dmax scene in blender

I'm having problems with my rendering. I did an interior design scene in 3dmax with the furniture, and exported (.obj) to blender. But when I go to the camera view it turns gray, and if I move the ...
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How to record your interior scene?

I am wondering if anyone knows how to record your entire project instead of one shot scene. Example below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B8Rh9c2DMs I would appreciate if you can share the steps or ...
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How to combine transparent environments with alpha masks?

So there's this Toei anime from 2003 called Air Master and it had a very unique outro in which the main cast would sprint through their hometown. I'm fairly confident that it's environment CG, given ...
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Custom Bokeh Shapes

I'm trying to make a Bokeh background like this: I've got the Bokeh in blender with a particle system copying a sphere that has an emission modifier. I'm using the depth of field to blur out the ...
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EEVEE ignores light-emission outside of the camera frame

Screen Space Refraction = on Motion Blur = on Refraction = off (when I turned it on, the raytraced light dissapeared completely) All Materials are based on Principled BDSF All Materials are set to ...
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Camera Data “View Vector” Interpretation

I am trying to develop some materials with interesting optical properties. In doing so, I am investigating the use of the "View Vector", however I do not understand it. Looking at the documentation, ...
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How do I move the camera to a global location using logic bricks?

I'm using blender 2.78 and I have a scene set up with images laid out in a grid at specific global locations. The camera is placed looking down on the first image. What I need is a logic brick set up ...
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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 ...