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Can you make a camera have a different focal length? 13 Apr 2020 10:38 #106127

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I'm making a 3D animation sequence with a camera, but I kinda want the camera to be a little more of a wide angle instead of the standard angle the camera is in. something equivalent to a 18mm full frame focal length. Is this possible?

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Can you make a camera have a different focal length? 13 Apr 2020 12:08 #106131

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You may want to have a look at mO2 for that.

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Can you make a camera have a different focal length? 14 Apr 2020 04:47 #106162

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bradywurtz wrote: …want the camera to be a little more of a wide angle instead of the standard angle the camera is in.…


you set the cameras 'focal length' in the cams Inspector/Angle of View settings

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Can you make a camera have a different focal length? 14 Apr 2020 17:39 #106188

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Awesome! Thank you so much! That worked! I wonder what the mm focal length of a camera equivalent is to the Degree on that attribute.

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Can you make a camera have a different focal length? 15 Apr 2020 04:34 #106196

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… that's beyond my math skills, sorry, the formula contains stuff like 'arc-sin' etc, LOL


but Google tells me, quote "about 39.6 degrees" … no idea, if this is about correct. Try it!

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Can you make a camera have a different focal length? 15 Apr 2020 17:01 #106210

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68 degrees here at the moment. Oh, wait, not that, never mind...

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