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Best setting for filming with gopro

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jruleon, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. Jruleon

    Jan 15, 2014
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    I'm new in flying with my dji phantom and wanted to know what would be a recommended setting for my gopro black to be on when I'm filming! For now I'm just taking basic shots of me flying around over some local hills & stuff! Thanks for any tips or suggestions u might have!
  2. OI Photography

    Sep 23, 2013
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    Clarksville, TN
    1080p/60fps is what I (and many others) use most of the time, it'll give you a good balance of file size and quality, and can help with vid quality when shooting in sunlight.

    You also should consider getting some filters and an adapter for it, they can go a long way towards improving your images and footage as well. A simple Neutral Density (ND) or Polarized filter (CPL) should be in every photographer's kit.

    This is the adapter I use which allows me to fit any common 37mm lens filter:
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00G2V ... UTF8&psc=1

    And here's a good starter kit of filters:
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005ZR ... UTF8&psc=1

    If you're using a gimbal you may have to get creative to use that, depending on what gimbal and how the gopro mounts on it. Some gimbals will prevent using an adapter like that, but I have no problem with it on mine (an Arris CM2000).
  3. philipfretwell

    Jan 12, 2014
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    Try 1080 - 60 on Narrow. This is supposed to be the most DSLR like effect.
    I like it if I am filming say up a building as it has no fisheye effect and seems to show more detail of the building....
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