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Crazy camera footage.

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Phil H, May 21, 2016.

  1. Phil H

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    I shot a video along the beach today. It was quite bright and I had the P3 camera set to auto. I was shooting a long line of people holding hands for the Hands across the Sand event. I was flying sideways and the camera was facing the people. Here is what was strange. The individuals looked jittery while the background of the ocean and people there were stable. From my photography background I am assuming it has something to do with shutter speed. I am shooting at 24FPS and edit that way too. When the P3 stops flying. the people in line look great. No ideas why.
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    Phil H.
     
  2. BVC

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    In for info.. always learning (new hobby to me!)
     
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  3. Tink

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    I'm pretty new at his myself, but got the same thing at 24 fps. It's much better at 30, and assume continued improvement above that.
     
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  4. 4wd

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    Rolling shutter effect I suspect.
    There is software out there which can reduce it somewhat if not too severe - Mercalli comes to mind.
    This is an issue with all video cameras and vertical lines (e.g. people) when panning or tracking sideways - unless you go very slowly.
     
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  5. Jeff watson

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    Try reducing the sharpening


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  6. snerd

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    Shooting at 24fps you need a shutter speed of twice that, or near 50. You'll need to use a ND filter and set to manual mode to roll it down that far.
     
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    I try to never fly in auto.

    Always set iso to 100 and shutter speed twice your recording FPS. then use your exposure meter and add ND until it get close to 0. +.3 or so is fine. But the 2x shutter speed is ideal to mimic our natural motion blur.
     
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