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Using a custom GoPro on a gimbal

Using a custom GoPro on a gimbal

Most GoPro gimbals, even the DJI Zenmuse, generally are not capable of working well with a heavily modified GoPro, this is a frustration as the GoPro’s built in F2.8 wide angle lens, whilst sharp and able to cope with flare fairly nicely, just stands out as being obvious GoPro footage, the wide angle look for some shots is great but in general it is too excessive. Removing fisheye in post production is a workflow overhead and also isn’t perfect, it’s […]

More H3-3D in action

More H3-3D in action

Quadcopters, a UK retailer in Lancashire have uploaded footage of the H3-3D staying stable under a lot of yaw movement.  Footage from the H3-3D is promised tomorrow.

DJI show H3-3D Zenmuse in action

DJI show H3-3D Zenmuse in action

Whilst we’ve not been bowled over by the initial details on the H3-3D, DJI’s first in-flight demo of the gimbal at least shows that it does look more solid and locked it than the H3-2D, whether that’s enough to update your H3-2D for, we’ll leave you to decide.

Panasonic Lumix GM1 with new sensor, tops GH3 for quality

Panasonic Lumix GM1 with new sensor, tops GH3 for quality

Smaller than the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema with video quality on a par or better than the GH3 with a price that isn’t scary either, only £629 with a lens. The only feature preventing this camera from being the “perfect” upgrade from a GoPro for aerial video would be 50/60 FPS allowing for slow motion along with a higher bitrate, however, even without these it’s a worthy camera to be considered on any upgrade path. http://www.eoshd.com/content/11643/panasonic-gm1-review-another-pocket-cinema-camera http://www.ephotozine.com/article/panasonic-lumix-gm1-full-review-23197

New GoPro 3 firmware fixes issues with some microSD cards

New GoPro 3 firmware fixes issues with some microSD cards

A new GoPro 3 firmware is out which fixes some issues, especially of note is the Black Edition lower bitrate to stop card failures: RELEASE NOTES: This camera software update provides the following additional features and fixes: Enables compatibility with new GoPro App features Corrects HDMI TV preview from low res to high res Fixes forced exposure lock on 0.5 and 1 second time-lapse intervals Optimizes compatibility with select microSD cards by reducing data stream rate to 35Mb/sec while recording […]