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gopro 4black with zenmuse h4-3D at night

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by nopanic, Dec 16, 2015.

  1. nopanic

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    Hello,

    this weekend I have to film (+take pictures) of a small event.
    there will be torches every meter for about 140meter in a square. I need to film and take pictures from it with my phantom 2 with zenmuse h4-3d and a gopro 4black latest firmware.

    but what are the best settings for it? is it possible to get good footage with the picsand video menu, or schould I chose between pictures or video.

    It's completly dark, (even the street lights) just the torches for light. I also gonna put tape on the front red leds, but have a white led bar under the phantom to light up my phantom in the air(behind te gopro.)
    I try a few things but not such a good result.

    sorry for my bad english.
    Greetz Chris
     
  2. egidio

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    limit to 400iso and flat, but I would say that it is unlikely that you would get good night footage with gopro

    Tilen
     
  3. Mako79

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    Set nothing to auto.
    Try filming with a lower frame rate. Lower framerates like 25fps allows the shutter to remain open longer. Lock you ISO to 100 - 200 for less artefacts.
    Also try filming in 4k and scale it back to 1080p in post. This will make low light artefacts less visible. Its like watching a 1080p youtube clip in a small window - all the visible specks would be squashed and no longer visible.
     
  4. vgt

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    GoPro works extremely well at night on auto. Just make sure you let it sit for a second before it shoots a photo.

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  5. teslar

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    The latest update increased the ISO range on the 4 it's added 300 and extended it to 3200. If you film in 4K increase your ISO until you can capture the light level you need and as Mako79 said downscale it to 1080 during processing and you will minimise any noise picked up during filming at a higher ISO