Standard ND Filters but EV still Off

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So I have been reading on here and other places about getting that "buttery smooth video" when we double the shutter speed from the frame rate. I got some ND filter in amazon and though ok now its time for my videos to shine!

I turned on the P3S and set the ISO to 100 and 1080P/30fps so I set the shutter to 60. I saw that the EV said +2.0. So I said perfect I'll just use the ND4 and I'm golden. However, the EV stayed at +2.0


I started to play with the shutter and noticed if I put up the shutter I could get a better exposure.



I was able to get the EV down to +0.3 which I was reading was where you want to be but at this point why would I want it at 800. The goal was 60. I thought maybe I would try the ND8 but that didn't work either. the EV went to +2.0 and I had to pump it up to 320 to have good exposure.



Anything lower than 320 it would just be over exposed in the +1.0 to +2.0 range. Now my questions, do I need higher ND filters? Maybe an ND16? Why didn't this work? I was reading most people use ND4 or 8. It was a sunny day and when I first went to manual settings it said EV was +2.0. Doesn't that just mean I needed 2 steps down aka ND4?

Thanks

Rob
 
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On a bright sunny day you'll probably want ND16 minimum, possibly more. I can't remember ever using my ND4 or ND8, and i'm in uk!
 
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Ahh. well back to the drawing board I guess. Thanks Paul. Going to get some ND16 and ND32 filters and see if I can go 1/60 shutter speed.
 
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