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Video help

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Scott Reed, Feb 27, 2016.

  1. Scott Reed

    Jan 17, 2016
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    Here is a clip from my first water flight. At about 45 seconds I get fully over water and noticed the video has a sort of "wave effect". Is that just the effect of the sun reflecting off the water? Note I have an ND8 filter on. Should I adjust any other settings with the camera to avoid this? Everything else over land is crystal clear.

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  2. Ralph M

    Nov 22, 2015
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    Riverside, California
    Nice location. I suspect that, even with the ND8 filter, your shutter speed was too high for the frame rate - it is a bright, sunny day. If you are shooting at 24 fps, the shutter speed should not be higher than 1/80th. Also, the auto sharpening is probably too great. A setting of -3 is neutral; most experienced shooters set it at -2 (default is 0). Water can be tricky. A polarized ND filter can help.
    karamazin and Oso like this.
  3. Reed L

    Sep 13, 2015
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    Alta, Ca.
    That looks like the clip from the tablet, not the HD from the SD card?
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