Which camera should I use?

A camera is used to capture pictures of the subject you want to animate.
A wide range of cameras and capture cards can be used with Eclipse.

For those new to animation:



For a robust, easy solution, we strongly recommend using a good quality webcam from Microsoft or Logitech.

For high end students, professionals and studios:
Canon DSLRs
Canon DSLR’s

We recommend Canon DSLRs with a mains power adaptor.

Nikon DSLRs
Nikon DSLR’s

We also recommend Nikon DSLRs using a mains power adaptor.

Other options:
Blackmagic design equipment
Blackmagic Design

It isĀ possible to use video cameras and capture cards fromĀ Blackmagic Design.

Directory scan
Directory scan

Perfect for cameras with tethering and scanners.

Importing files
Import images / videos

Import jpeg, png, mov, avi, mp4 and more into your animation.