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Take photo while filming?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Cralis, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. Cralis

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    Is it (still) not possible to take RAW images while in Video mode? Would be really useful for some people to be filming, and then take a still when ever they feel like it. Not a screen grab, though. The same quality image as wne you're in 'Photo' mode would be idea.

    Is it technically not possible?
     
  2. msinger

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    No. You can only do one or the other.
     
  3. RedHotPoker

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    Hit pause (Stop), snap your pics, And go back to video... ;-)
    It's just that simple... Haha

    RedHotPoker
     
  4. ChaneRZ

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    Wish we could snap a pic.
     
  5. generaltso

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    It sure would be nice. My cheap Sony point and shoot can do it with great results.
     
  6. Hemar174

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    this is the only thing that i miss of the gopro in the phantom 1, 2..... the Video+photo function
     
  7. BigAl07

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    I completely agree this would be nice. I was filming Saturday (a Polar Plunge) and it was time consuming to video, stop, shoot, video, stop, shoot, video, stop, shoot,....

    On the flip side if I had been doing more of this I wouldn't have made a very large video file and lost it. If I had lost some only a small video file would be lost instead of several minutes. Lesson learned... make shorter videos since I do a lot of editing anyway.