Setting up a free camera – 3ds max Camera Techniques You can do that interactively, of course. You can drag. You can also use the tool down here in the viewport navigation, but you have to have the correct viewport selected. So I need to select the camera view that I want to control. And now I’ve got field of view available. So I can click on that and likewise change the field of view or angle of view. That’s how to create a standard free camera. I prefer the physical camera, and I prefer to use the physical camera without a target. So I can rotate it like a real camera on a tripod. So to do that, we create the physical camera, and it always has a target at first. But we can disable that target.