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Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by NovaScotia, Jan 13, 2016.

  1. NovaScotia

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    This was my first video...a bit shaky but not too bad I guess.

    Thoughts?

     
  2. NovaScotia

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    Can anyone offer any constructive criticism for improvements to my video technique?
     
  3. FraserRMAM

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    Good shots! I'll throw out a few tips, even though I'm as much a neophyte as anyone else.

    -Shorter is better. Like way shorter. Try watching some other youtube videos of 1+ minute drone shots of a single subject. Your attention span is worn out by about the first 30 seconds. Also try cutting your footage into a bunch of bite size (like under 5 second) clips and try to use them cohesively somehow.

    -What program did you use to edit the clips and add music? If it can do a little color correction, use it. Just bumping the exposure on your clips in the video could really help it out- that's a cool subject, but the light was pretty drab that day, with a little work it could pop.

    -It's hard, but try to find a spot to fly the drone that's not in your shot, or well hidden. On your POI circle clip I was continually drawn back to you walking around instead of the subject.

    -Did I mention shorter?

    Great start! The more you fly and edit your content will automatically improve. Watch tons of tutorials on editing and flying.
     
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  4. NovaScotia

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    Awesome, thanks for the tips...I'll definitely try to shorten the vids....I used MOVAVI to edit the clips, not really sure how to enhance the video though!
     
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    I'm not familiar with Movavi, but a quick glance at their site looks like it can probably do all you need in terms of adjusting color, exposure, etc...
     
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    Very Good!
    I have been there several times.
     
  7. NovaScotia

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    Just upgraded from the p3s to the p3a...should arrive Friday ....pumped
     
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    Cool! Perhaps turn off Auto White Balance and set to Cloudy. This will prevent the fluctuations you have in your video regarding exposure - visible mostly when your camera turns to the sky.


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  9. NovaScotia

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    Awesome...thanks for the tip....ill keep that in mind next time!
     
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    A little shaky as you said but great scenery the castle is amazing, nice POI!!