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Stop Motion Light Setup

Hey Guys! I'm looking to build a light kit for my home studio and I have done quite a bit of research but now I am to the point where I wan…

Started by Kevin Stratton

7 Sep 3
Reply by Evalds Lacis

Tips for stabilising a flimsy tripod?

I don't have any budget to buy a nice new sturdy tripod, but am up for trying all sorts of whacky DIY ideas! Anyone have any thoughts? Thi…

Started by Marnik

13 Jul 20
Reply by James Krysa

Good tripod for stop motion?

Howdy! My brother and I are looking for a new tripod. What are good tripods for stop motion animation? We currently got the velbon df60 whi…

Started by Twin Tales

12 Jul 18
Reply by James Krysa

Our First Motion Camera Test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_7xzvgM09g Hope you enjoy! Feedback is welcomed! This is just a test of the camera and not the actual an…

Started by Wyatt Ayars

1 Jul 12
Reply by Greyguy

Cannot adjust exposure

I'm using a Nikon D5300 with a Manual Nikkor 28mm F/3.5 lens. I've been using this set up for years without a problem but recently noticed…

Started by Tess Martin

2 May 6
Reply by Tess Martin

Possible camera issue causing misaligned frames?

I haven't posted here in a while, but I've been working on a new animation that I'm unable to make progress on due to an odd issue. What ha…

Started by Roo Nelo

17 May 3
Reply by Roo Nelo

Best cameras

Would camera(s) would you guys recommend for a low/medium price range? All I need is a decent camera with HD images and basic settings. Tha…

Started by Count Croc

5 Mar 4
Reply by Simon Tytherleigh

Can't get my lens to focus

Hi all! Hope you can help. I am working on a paint-on-glass project on my multi-plane animation stand, and I can't get my lens to focus per…

Started by Tess Martin

17 Feb 24
Reply by StopmoNick

Flicker Problem During Production

Hello Everyone! I'm doing a stop motion project in my university and I encountered a flicker problem during one of my shots. I am using Can…

Started by Chua Jia Jun Gerald

8 Sep 10, 2018
Reply by Geoff Clark

How to determine how big to make your stage for a project?

Right now I have the average sized stage for a DIY/amature budget. Probably about the size of this or maybe a little bigger https://lyndaro…

Started by David

8 Aug 1, 2018
Reply by David

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