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Light flicker in Nikon D5100

Hi all, I'm currently encountering some light flicker issues while using the Nikon D5100 in Dragonframe. Sorry for the poor quality gif, b…

Started by Jacob Crow

3 Jul 15
Reply by gustavo arteaga

Canon Rebel T5 Adapter & Lens?

I recently purchased a Canon Rebel T5 (not T5i) and I need to buy a Nikon lens and lens adapter for it. I thought that would be easy but I'…

Started by Ron Cole

23 Jun 29
Reply by Jim Arthurs

Lighting for Practical Light Sources - How to stop flicker

Hi there, I've been doing a bit a research and am surprised to have found very little on this so far but I was wondering if anyone had some…

Started by Savannah Winchester

5 May 14
Reply by Ethan Bartholomae

Anyone else excited about the mirrorless camera support coming to Dragonframe?

So browsing the Dragonframe forums, it looks like the GH4 and A7s are among some of the new cameras that will be supported in Dragonframe 4…

Started by Hendrikus De Vaan

21 Apr 21
Reply by Hendrikus De Vaan

Motion Control for Dragonframe

I'm trying to figure out exactly what I will need to purchase to do 3 axis motion control and focus. I'm finding it rather confusing. Anyon…

Started by Tim Tracey

11 Apr 4
Reply by Hendrikus De Vaan

Mirrorless cameras

I've been trying out a bit of animation using a webcam and enjoying it and know I'll want a better camera in the near future but on a very…

Started by Dave Hughes

9 Apr 4
Reply by Strider

General Purpose Stop Motion Stage

Looking through the Internet, Stop Motion Magazine, Stop Motion Books, etc., I've seen plenty of fantastic ways to build a stop motion stag…

Started by Michael

9 Mar 3
Reply by StopmoNick

Lighting techniques for 2D cut out stop motion

I'm currently working on a project taking a lot of influence from python era cut out animation and I'm trying to use stop motion rather tha…

Started by Eleanor Evans

2 Mar 3
Reply by Eleanor Evans

Canon 40d Setup

Hello to all, I’m a newbie to stop motion.  I just picked up a Canon 40d (body only) off eBay with a lifetime shutter count of 8245.  As mu…

Started by Michael

22 Feb 23
Reply by StopmoNick

Nikon or Pentax lenses?

The standard equipment for timelapse or animation is always stated as being a Canon camera body with a Nikon lens because many Nikon lenses…

Started by Kit

1 Feb 5
Reply by StopmoNick




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Monster Makers Foam -- New Mix Ratios

Started by Santino Vitale in CASTING. Last reply by Santino Vitale 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello all,I'm not sure how many of you out there use Monster Makers foam latex -- for me, it's the ONLY foam I ever use and have recommended it highly over the years.... till recently.This past week, I bought a new quart kit for a project, and…Continue

Tags: gelling, bad, puppets, casting, makers

Lookinbg for some stop motion dinosaurs

Started by John Martin in NEWBIE CORNER. Last reply by John Martin yesterday. 4 Replies

I am a filmmaking veteran of 43 years. I began in 8MM and moved on with the times, now shooting in digital. I am not a professional. My very first film was a stop motion project called MONSTER ISLAND. To make a long story short, after 43 years, I am…Continue

Has anyone cast from polyamide 3d prints?

Started by Joshua Liebling in CASTING. Last reply by Joshua Liebling yesterday. 2 Replies

Polyamide plastic will apparently break down with water exposure, so this rules out gypsum molds. I'm curious if anyone here knows whether two-part silicone putty or other material would work with polyamide? I know this can be done with PLA. My end…Continue

Tags: mold, making, polyamide, casting, printing

Lighting Equipment

Started by Krista W in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by StopmoNick yesterday. 1 Reply

Hello, I recently received funding for my stop motion project.  I would like to purchase lighting equipment that I can use for this and future projects.  Any suggestions? Lighting is the one area that I don't know much about. Thoughts on dimmer? Any…Continue

Please Introduce Yourself

Started by Anthony Scott in CHAT BOARD. Last reply by Chris Neuhahn yesterday. 459 Replies

Use this space to tell everyone about yourself and your interest in stop motion animation.Continue

Camera/Set mover

Started by Dave Hettmer in ANIMATION TOOLS & EQUIPMENT. Last reply by Chris Johnson on Tuesday. 1 Reply

Here's a gizmo I recently built for someone who teaches stopmo at a university in PA.  It's a heavy-duty camera mover.  All those who saw it on the Facebook dot com dot net dot dot can ignore this post. :-)…Continue


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