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P3 camera lens filters

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by P3ChinaSkies, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. P3ChinaSkies

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    I'm doing a lot of video in Sanya, China these days. It's a seaside resort area so besides the hot sun, it's a lot of white beach. Therefore, my videos are coming out "whitewashed" and looking overexposed.

    Which filters should I buy to alleviate this? Thanks in advance!
     
  2. msinger

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    For shooting in normal daylight conditions, it's best to have both an ND8 and ND16 lens filter on hand. The ND32 lens filter might be a good one to have too, but you won't use it often. You can find all of the commonly used lens filters at the following link:

    http://www.PhantomHelp.com/#CameraP3

    Here's a good video on how to setup your camera settings:

     
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  3. P3ChinaSkies

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    Really helpful. Thx msinger!
     
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    You need to trial and error with the filters. Use the correct filter to give you the settings you want. For eg iso100, 1080p@24fps and 1/50s shutter speed.
     
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    You should also consider changing the EV value to -.3 or -.7 to help overexposure.
     
  6. P3ChinaSkies

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    Thx geebee. Great idea. I didn't think that changing that value had an effect on the video. I'll try that too but am going to buy one of DJI's filters.
     
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