Eagle Crags at dawn (near Zion National Park, Utah)

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Do you use filters on the lens to get such great photos? Or RAW conversion? Cheers
 
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Do you use filters on the lens to get such great photos? Or RAW conversion? Cheers
I do shoot RAW and convert to TIF for editing. No filters, they would just muck up the barely-adequate lens and sensor the P4P now flies. But good software and editing skills can make up for a lot of what filters do. I have been using Photoshop and a few other editing programs for many years as a semi-professional still photographer, and IMHO good editing is a far larger factor in your image quality than the camera.
 
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I do shoot RAW and convert to TIF for editing. No filters, they would just muck up the barely-adequate lens and sensor the P4P now flies. But good software and editing skills can make up for a lot of what filters do. I have been using Photoshop and a few other editing programs for a many years as a semi-professional still photographer, and IMHO good editing is a far larger factor in your image quality than the camera.
Thanks for the really useful and detailed reply! I’ve always done post processing from RAW files on traditional cameras so will not bother with a filter on drone after seeing your excellent photo! 😎
 
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Thanks for the really useful and detailed reply! I’ve always done post processing from RAW files on traditional cameras so will not bother with a filter on drone after seeing your excellent photo! 😎
One other thing: I often shoot and process a 3-shot HDR series on the P4P. The photo here is HDR. I do NOT use the DJI controller's HDR burst feature because it only gives a .7 EV difference between exposures, and 2.0 EV difference gives a much better result. So, I compose the picture, park the drone, and shoot 3 shots manually at -2, 0 and +2 EV. Convert the Raw files to TIF and process with Aurora HDR. This makes up for the crappy dynamic range of the DJI sensor.
 
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Thanks for additional details much appreciated will give it a go......I’ll try the 3 shot HDR thanks loads for workflow 🙏
 

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