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Standard Night flights and ND filters?

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Bronx_Bomber, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. Bronx_Bomber

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    Hey all here with another question. What filter do you use for a night flight if any at all? I have pl1 nd4 nd8


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  2. srcg

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    Interested


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  3. CactusJackSlade

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    No filter, you need all the light you can get. ND filters help in bright light to reduce the amount of light to the camera forcing it to slow the shutter speed and less chance of "jello" in the video.
     
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  4. msinger

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    For night flying, use your UV filter.
     
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  5. Bronx_Bomber

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    Ok cool thanks guys


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  6. CactusJackSlade

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    You can, but depending on the brand/quality however you can potentially get optical effects (such as flare) ... but some people like those effects. I cannot confirm this on the Phantom camera though (never tried it). Bottom line is you could use any type of filters that you want.... given it does not cut down the amount of light reaching your camera sensor :)
     
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  7. msinger

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    To clarify, I'm referring to the DJI UV filter (installed when you take the Phantom out of the box).
     
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  8. CactusJackSlade

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    Yes indeed :)