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What frame rate to shoot in?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by mohawkdrone, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. mohawkdrone

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    Just curious what frame rate you guys shot in
    24fps 30fps 48fps cause i have know idea what the difference is! I'm quite new at this with my new P3S


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  2. Techcop50

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    Depends on your application. I use 24, but if you can use 48 your slo-mo options are better. You in the US?
     
  3. mohawkdrone

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    I'm in Canada. Thanks for the reply


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  4. Squirrel!

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    I use 1080/24fps and am quite pleased with the results.
     
  5. JamesG2571

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    24fps is the frame rate film and tv use as it shows motion.

    30fps is the norm. Use this if you have no idea as its best all round.

    48fps is the fastest and will look the smoothest and allow you to slow down the shots slightly but it will also increase your file size.


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  6. CaptainDrone798

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    I use 30 FPS if slow filming (i.e. no sudden moves while Phantom is flying, slow turns, slow forward/back speed, objects being filmed are not moving, plenty of light)

    I use 60 FPS if flying fast, turning quickly, objects being filmed are moving, flying fast low over or around object. This allows for smooth video and the option to slow portions of the video where quick turns or movements occured. Also the moving object looks fluid and detailed and you can slow it down.

    I find the only time you can pull a movie/cinematic look out of the Phantom is at sunrise or sunset. For those periods slow movements and a slow FPS(24 FPS) provides nice results.
     
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