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    How can I reduce sunlight when filming with iSight
    Hiya. I'm using my iSight camera on my MBP with a special Mac software and I am filming the clouds outside, but I noticed today after filming for 2 hours that the sun had overpowered the video clip and you couldn't see the clouds because it was so bright. How can I minimize the sun exposure so you can just see the clouds?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nerimon View Post
    Hiya. I'm using my iSight camera on my MBP with a special Mac software and I am filming the clouds outside, but I noticed today after filming for 2 hours that the sun had overpowered the video clip and you couldn't see the clouds because it was so bright. How can I minimize the sun exposure so you can just see the clouds?
    I you haven't already...try doing the recording at a time of day when the sun is behind you (or behind the iSight camera).

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    I suppose you could try a neutral density filter. I doubt any are made for the built in iSight though.
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    You could always cut a piece of a gel to knock down the light a bit and tape it/ prop it up on the cam.

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