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Drone shadow distortion

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by StratocasterDave, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. StratocasterDave

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    Anybody else notice this? When the P3P catches it's own shadow there is a blurring around the shadow when moving. Almost a sunburst look. Eventually the shadow is completely blurred. Like this:
    ImageUploadedByPhantomPilots - DJI Phantom Forum1445971689.986236.jpg

    Ideas?
     
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  2. xave

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    Yes I occasionally see this during bright sunny days. I just assumed it was glare or refraction off the front of my lens
     
  3. LuvMyTJ

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    Even my P2 with a GoPro on it has this anomaly. It is like a tiny area is bright like your photo.
     
  4. StratocasterDave

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    The difference, however, is that it's just where the drone shadow is. Even if you yaw the bird away the distortion stays in the shadow with no relation to the sun. Odd. It is mostly on very sunny days.

    Btw, I set the WB as Sunny.
     
  5. StratocasterDave

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    Wow, thanks. Learned something new today.
     
  6. Porc

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    Wow I was wondering what that was... I noticed it a few days ago and I initially tried wiping the smudge off the screen only to realize it was in the image.

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    I have seen this as well - I did know what it was - studied Quantum mechanics for my sins but I didn't expect to see it from something like the Phantom!
    Looks like a little searchlight illuminating the ground!