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  1. TheLightSpeedz

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    I've read so much on here... I had no idea the Phantom could take such crazy pics at night?
    [​IMG][​IMG]


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  3. freedom flyer

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    Great pics what settings are you guys using for night shots?
     
  4. auen1

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    Took these last night.
    Not great photos, but shows what the P can do.
    Taken within minutes of each other. 3 am
    Ya, I see that I have been hit with that dang tilted horizon issue. Just started.... :-(

    This is how it looked last night, to the eye.
    ISO 200 @ 7 seconds.

    Moonlight 004.JPG




    At ISO 1600 @ 8 seconds.


    Moonlight 025.JPG
     
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  5. TheLightSpeedz

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    Yeah it's crazy it can take photos that look like day at night!

    Play with the shutter speed and ISO


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  6. TheLightSpeedz

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  7. auen1

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    Ya play with the settings.
    Hover in one spot and take photos, changing the settings one at a time.
    When you get back home to view the photos, pick out the ones you like.
    Then, (on a PC), right click on the photo file, select properties, then click details.
    You will see what settings your camera was set to.

    That's how I am learning.
     
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  8. hudster

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    Nice! Make sure you fix your horizon, not straight


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  9. TheLightSpeedz

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    Yeah I know I need to do a calibration! I was trying to find a flat spot today and this is what I came up with [​IMG]


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  10. TheLightSpeedz

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    Yes I landed it on top of a light pole... learning the parameters and depth of the camera view to reality


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  11. hudster

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    You can manually calibrate it when it's in the sky, you just line up the horizon. I would recommend putting the grid on in the camera settings


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  12. hudster

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    And you are very risky lol


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  13. TheLightSpeedz

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    My ten year old son dared me... so... that's the result. We started with picnic tables and progressed to the lamp pole! Perfect landing!


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  14. Duran

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    I'm completely baffled. This is very risky. If the lamp has enough iron in it your compass will go bananas and you will totally lose control on heading. I took of once from an iron plate on pole. Thought that was cool. The bird immediately took off in every direction just not the one I wanted it to go. I only had some control on up and down. I managed to bring it back in a whole but I learned my lesson.


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  15. TheLightSpeedz

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    So funny you mention that... when I went to restart it, I had a compass error. It took off anyway.

    Landing on it was solid as a rock! No issues


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  16. JWH

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    The potential for a compass problem is an excellent point that I had not thought of. Besides the pole, if it turns on the ballast in the light itself has a big magnetic field.
     
  17. TheLightSpeedz

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    Yeah I landed it, and then went to take a pic... when I got back to my controller it was red and said "compass error"... scared me... but it took off


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  18. hudster

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    Atti mode should bypass that i believe, just be careful!


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  19. TheLightSpeedz

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    Yeah it took off no problem...


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  20. toegema

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    I think ATTI mode still uses compass?
    But no GPS positioning?


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