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Low light performance

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Meta4, May 31, 2015.

  1. Meta4

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    I flew here once with the P2V+ in the dark and the results were rubbish.
    Tried it with the 3 and .....
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    Panorama of six images @ 1/4-1/2 second each .. default settings, no messing around.
    The P3 might be a keeper
     
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    Nice! Post card quality. Good job.
     
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    I know this is coming so let me be the one.... What camera settings did you use?
     
  4. Meta4

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    Hi Frank ... I just left it on auto everything.
    The P3 decided on ISO 1600 and the shutter speeds were 1/4-1/2 second in pretty still air.
    I switched off the LEDs on the front arms because the time I tried night photos with the P2V+, there was a red wash on the pix.
    The P3 is such a sweet bird to fly.
    Once you understand all the details so you're not going to hit a tree or have RTH issues, the P3 flies just the way it should and the FPV on the tablet is so good to work with - everything the pilot needs right there. No losing wifi issues at more than useful ranges and it descends straight down 50% faster than the P2.
    The FPV is so good I've done a couple of flights now without seeing the P3 until I bring it home.
     
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    Very nice Meta, very nice indeed!

    I didnt know you can turn the front lights off. From the app Im assuming??
     
  6. Meta4

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    It's one of those things in the app that you only see when the Phantom is connected.
    Here ... [​IMG]
     
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    Excellent and amazing!
     
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    Thanks for that. Its nice DJI thought of something like that to improve pictures/videos.
     
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    Awesome shot.

    So out of interest is it just a matter of taking a few shots with rotation, and gimble angle changes that people use for photo stitching?
     
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    Yes .. just make sure you have a good area of overlap between images.
     
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    First class photo
     
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    Looks great!
     
  13. Meta4

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    It's not too shabby in a single image either.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Very nice shot, I am going to have to try a night movie. I did one with my P2V of my Halloween Spook show, wasn't that great as the camera just wasn't up to the challenge.
     
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    Does anyone have recommendations for capturing fireworks from the air?
     
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    Fantastic shot dude.
     
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    Wow lovely photo
     
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    Great shot. This is where I plan to use the P3P a lot. Night time. It is good timing as I am just starting a new project to shoot video of cityscapes at night.
     
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    I like the night shots it does. now video is much harder.


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    Thanks to this post I just discovered that downloading the pilot app from the play store versus DJI site I am missing a lot of the app! I just uninstalled the app and reinstalled from DJI know I have all the app features. Thank you!!!! :)