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Saddle Rock - Wenatchee, WA

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by myk, May 5, 2014.

  1. myk

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    Hiked up Saddle Rock on Sunday morning and got some great shots. Do you think there's something wrong with my H3-2D gimbal? The native video seems kinda jaggy. Like a slight side to side waggle. :? It wasn't very windy and I was flying pretty slow and steady. Maybe some others are using motion stabilization software in post to fix this? Others have talked about gain settings. I'm planning on taking the P2 to Kauai in a couple weeks and would love to solve this issue.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNqR0tCmUJ4[/youtube]
     
  2. laselvasurf

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    Something definitely doesn't seem right. Some questions...

    What props are you using?

    What gain settings are you using?

    What mode were you flying in? (GPS/ATTI?)
     
  3. myk

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    Stock props. Never adjusted gain settings. Likely flying in ATTI.
     
  4. Boozshey

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    What SD card are you using. And what GoPro settings. That is a Camera issue. Looks like missing frames which could be from using a crappy SD card.
     
  5. myk

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    Definitely doubt its the GoPro. I've used the GoPro elsewhere and its fine. GoPro Hero 3+ Black, 1920x1080, 30fps, SanDisk 32GB card. The frame rate issue you might be referring to could be the 30fps and slowed to 70%.

    The issue I'm seeing its most noticeable on the outer edges of the frame shaking back and forth just enough to be annoying. Seems more pronounced when viewed larger, fullscreen or on my TV.
     
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    Problem is also apparent in this video, with video not slowed down.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWufN0Jt2ws[/youtube]
     
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    I have a bunch of examples of this problem and have determined almost 100% it is gimbal related.
     
  8. Northwest_Scene

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    My footage has the same issue, i just use the cinepro to edit and publish etc. Im sure that other editing program can fix the problem "cropping" etc. I was told by a photographer to use the highest resolution on the GoPro setting since it can be cropped during post production to cut out unwanted items like props or other gears during flights. I have been filming on my hero 3 black on 1080p 48fps but have not tried other editors so i cant really say it works. By the way Kauai is my hometown and it would be a perfect place to grab some gnarly footage. NaPali coast from both the beach bottom view & from the top mountain view would be a killer sight, not to mention Waimea Canyon "the grand canyon of the pacific!"
     
  9. Gator113

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    We own a timeshare property on Kauai. We haven't been back for a couple years....you have my envy. I will look forward to your Kauai footage.