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what is the white wash on night time video?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by dalebb, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. dalebb

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    Hi all, short time reader, 1st time poster. how do i get rid of all the white wash on night time videos? anyone?
     
  2. SteveMann

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    Welcome to the group.
    Show a sample, because I have no clue what you are talking about.
     
  3. dalebb

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    i'll have to figure out how to post a video.
     
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    probably digital noise. The camera sensor is very small and not good in low light. A good Video Editor probably can get rid of some of the noise, but you will also lose detail in the process.
     
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    I'm also curious what settings folks are using for night flying. I love flying at night and sucks the video quality is so poor
     
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    I did a film of a local Christmas tree recently. The first filming was done at night and was horrible - looked like snow in all the black areas of the video.

    So next evening, I went back out at dusk and did the same film. Much better results, brighter clips, no snow.

    However, if the event you're going to film is in the dead of night, you probably won't get a good clip using the V+.

    You can see the Christmas tree clip in the link below.
     
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    stock V3 here, at night I use 1080 @ 60Hz and metering set to point, all other functions set to auto, I have tried other settings and they suck!

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3g7-7v_iKo
     
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    What's the hight on that vid? 400ft?
     
  9. dalebb

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    could not upload video so here is a snap shot.
     

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    you can see all the white dots in the black areas.
     

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    I find the best results with 1080 @ 60 fps, but with ASA locked to 100. Each time I have tried to use ASA 400, I get speckled like you. The Vision Plus greatest weakness is its low light performance.
     
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    Thanks Doc, I will try that tonight. I have seen gr8 night flights on youtube with no specks with the P2V+, I just want the same.
     
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    Sorry Hz, not FPS, good catch. When I shoot action close up in daylight, I use 720p and 60 fps.
     
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    You sure about that? I have a setting that says 1080@60fps