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Flicker issue in Dragon Frame

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Ahumada Dec 13, 2017. 4 Replies

  Hello everyone. There is an issue that recently started in my stop mo that I hope someone here can help me with. I am noticing an unwanted flickr/strobe effect in my stop motion animation lately. I'm using Dragon Frame software to animate and my…Continue

Digital video camera for stop motion?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Ahumada Feb 16, 2017. 2 Replies

Hello everyone,I am new here and just registered today.I have a question: I am starting out in stop motion animation and need some advice on a camera.I do not yet have a DSLR camera to use for animation, however what I do own is an old standard…Continue

 

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Adding some green screen

"I was wondering if there is a general consensus regarding the use -or not - of a green screen. Since I am a beginner I was thinking that by animating elements separately I would have more control in case of a retake, change, etc. on the other hand I…"
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Michael Ahumada replied to Michael Ahumada's discussion Flicker issue in Dragon Frame
"Simon Tytherleigh, I had not considered the mixing of florescents and led's to cause a phase interaction. You make a good point in that it most likely does cause the exaggerated flicker/strobe effect i'm getting. I'll try using one…"
Dec 13, 2017
Simon Tytherleigh replied to Michael Ahumada's discussion Flicker issue in Dragon Frame
"I wonder if it is to do with mixing fluorescents and LEDs and having just the right shutter speed for a phase interaction? You could try using just one light source to see if it disappears. Or, as you say change out the fluorescents. There are some…"
Dec 13, 2017
Michael Ahumada replied to Michael Ahumada's discussion Flicker issue in Dragon Frame
"StopmoNick, Thank you for your response to my posted question concerning the flicker issue I'm having. The version of Dragon Frame I am using right now is the free trial version that lets the amimator get familiar with the software. It comes…"
Dec 12, 2017
StopmoNick replied to Michael Ahumada's discussion Flicker issue in Dragon Frame
"I didn't even know you could use an iPhone with Dragonframe.   With a phone or tablet, I've only tried a free app on the device, Stopmotion Studio, and with that you could lock the exposure, white balance, and focus so they…"
Dec 12, 2017
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Flicker issue in Dragon Frame

  Hello everyone. There is an issue that recently started in my stop mo that I hope someone here can help me with. I am noticing an unwanted flickr/strobe effect in my stop motion animation lately. I'm using Dragon Frame software to animate and my iPhone 6S to capture. The subject I shot a test with last night is a 3 3/4 inch action figure in front of my green screen. I noticed a very harsh flickr/strobe effect happening in the play back. I changed my exposure settings (both shutter speed and…See More
Dec 12, 2017

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