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What am I missing? LX10 vs. GoPro 6

Discussion in 'Underwater Videography' started by epolice, Jul 18, 2018.

  1. ponomo1

    ponomo1 Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Staten Island, New York
  2. matdiver

    matdiver Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Belgium
    Hey @Scubanoobi, thx for posting that video - really nice! My favourite shot was the school around the 1.10 mark.
    It looks like a great place to dive and it all looked nice and steady to me, but if you had the GH5 then you would have been able to do 4K at 50 or 60 fps and slow it down to make it even smoother. GH5 is way more expensive however, which takes us back to the OP's question, kind of. Generally speaking, more expensive cameras do produce better image quality than the cheaper ones.... but not necessarily better dive videos!
  3. Scubanoobi

    Scubanoobi Barracuda

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Ottawa
    Actually I did some additional testing with all my 4K clips. I was able to do stabilization in post (iMovie) with really good results. There were about 5% of the clips that had some weird stabilization artifacts, those clips generally had so many fish that the program got confused.

    I will be adding some 8” float arms as well which should help.

    With the stabilization in post I’m very happy with the 4K.

    Here is the video (for stabilization purposes only - not colour graded):
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  4. Blenny84

    Blenny84 Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: London
    Great video, really smooth. Did you shoot this in AF-S ? Did you slow it down on any editing software? Thanks

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