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And the best setting for nighttime shots is...(Part 2)

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Octoruss, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. Octoruss

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    Continuing on from the previous thread:

    11. ISO 100 1"
    12. ISO 100 3"
    13. ISO 100 6"
    14. ISO 400 10
    15. ISO 400 1"
    16.. ISO 400 6"
    17.. ISO 800 20
    18. ISO 800 2"



    Which one do you think is best?
     

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  2. RedHotPoker

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    Why haven't you simply replied to your own first thread keeping these together? That's why I never responded already to the first post.
    Now we need to jump back and forth. Plus the pics are smaller than full screen, so more difficult to judge on an iPad screen.

    If memory serves:
    I liked numero uno, the Auto 1 in post one best.

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  3. Octoruss

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    I know...I could only upload a max of 10 photos in each thread
     
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    ISO 100 / 1 Sec. is my vote, good test!
     
  5. RedHotPoker

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    Ok, that makes sense. It's a max here, of five video files per, too. ;-)
    Yeah, I finally got the Auto exposure shot, to load full screen on my iPad 3 and it looks awesome. Sharp and good color contrast.

    RedHotPoker
     
  6. Crawdaddyjc

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    Auto looked best to me as well. Cool test of different settings!
     
  7. ryantrax

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    Oops I missed part 1.... but Look at the noise in the Auto Exposed shot when you look at the dark parts of the sky and around the street lights. I still like the ISO 100 / 1 sec. shot. Of course I'm a fan of the streaks tail lights leave with longer exposures too :D
     
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    Nice to see some comparison shots. I've never really played with the settings on the DJI app and have taken most of my photos on auto. I do however do quite a lot of touching up in Photoshop after to adjust the lighting.

    I take it you know the many advantages of .DNG/RAW files over jpg? if so you should ditch jpg :)
     
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    Auto and ISO 100 3" for me.
     
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    3. AEB 3 Exposure 1 In Part 1 for me.
     
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    I liked #11 and #15 (of this batch), for color saturation. Anything brighter was pretty blown out in the well-lit areas.
    The main difference between the two is #11 allowed for a lot more motion blur... cool effect if that's what you want.
     
  12. isopro

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    Iso 100 1" look great, don't forget you can remove the UV filter for night shots, to remove most of the lens flare around the lights ;).
     
  13. MrDroneUK

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    there's a UV filter on the phantom by default? oO
     
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  15. MrDroneUK

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    wow. never noticed. Is this the same for the Advanced?
    I'd like to do some night shoots when summer rolls around and yeah, the noise from lights is incredibly obvious and theres not much you can do to clear it up post production wise in photoshop.
     
  16. isopro

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    Yup same thing on the Advanced, and will be the same for the Phantom 4