Hello,My son has been getting into stop motion, and we're thinking of taking things a small step upwards. He's currently using an old webcam that has a very small physical focus ring that is awkward…Continue
"Thank you for your offer to help us out. At the moment we're just feeling our way through OpenToonz and other programs. We still have some hardware decisions to make, too. I look forward to exploring Tahoma when we're a…"
"I have a Pentax lens that I use with an adapter on my Canon EOS body, and it works fine.
A tip on focusing... Get a focusing chart, looks like a dartboard in black and white. There are loads of them you can download, just Google Camera focus chart.…"
"Thank you for all your advice. I was under the impression that the remote focus would still be under our control, i.e. not be auto-focus, but would be set and only adjusted manually-remotely when necessary.
And thanks for the tip…"
"Generally you need to disable all the auto settings, so the camera isn't trying to change anything to improve the photo from one frame to the next. What you need for animation is consistency. You want to set exposure, focus, white…"
Hello,My son has been getting into stop motion, and we're thinking of taking things a small step upwards. He's currently using an old webcam that has a very small physical focus ring that is awkward to use. We've been reading about the benefits of a camera with the capability of controlling focus through software. So we're thinking of looking out for an old Canon EOS body with live capture. But now we're reading about flicker problems with Canon lenses, and it seems the consensus solution is to…See More