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What's going on here?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by kmaluo, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. kmaluo

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    Anyone know what's causing the horizontal banding at the beginning of this video? I believe I had just canceled a RTH action. Thank you.

     
  2. LuvMyTJ

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    It is sun banding. There are many, many threads here on this subject. It is caused from the sun shining through the props causing shadows on camera sensor. You need a hood and/or filters. The hood works for most. ;)

    Give this link a look for more info -> #6
     
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  3. kmaluo

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    Thank you. Tapatalk search doesn't work well, I promise to search on the actual site next time. Lol.
     
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    As the man said, however, if you can see this phenomenon on your tablet/phone during flight, turning away from the sun and or dropping the camera angle can help.
     
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    I usually get this during flights at sunset or over water. But yeah, sunlight through props.
     
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    The common name for this is "prop shadows". FYI for when you're searching here or on google.
     
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