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DJI Inspire 1 Micro Four Thirds Reel Video

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Had a chance to work with the new micro four thirds camera last month to contribute some shots to the release video. We put together a 4k edit of our favourite shots from our backyard in Squamish, BC - Only had a few days with it and I can't wait to get it back in the air. Enjoy!

 
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Had a chance to work with the new micro four thirds camera last month to contribute some shots to the release video. We put together a 4k edit of our favourite shots from our backyard in Squamish, BC - Only had a few days with it and I can't wait to get it back in the air. Enjoy!

Really nice - thanks for sharing. I take it this was filmed with the X5 (and DJI Lens), and not the X5R? I see a new shock absorption plate is required to dampen the bigger camera. Did you do that yourself, and was it a big deal?
 
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Very decent! Seems the characteristic sensor/compression noise from the X3 is thankfully gone. Detailed moving shots are quite blocky but that would likely be due to the awful Youtube compression, would be interesting to see a real HQ file...
(yes I downloaded the original from Youtube and watched on a 40'' 4K monitor i.e. "the right conditions").
 
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Had a chance to work with the new micro four thirds camera last month to contribute some shots to the release video. We put together a 4k edit of our favourite shots from our backyard in Squamish, BC - Only had a few days with it and I can't wait to get it back in the air. Enjoy!

Sorry for my dirty mind,but I like that girl on the horse.:)
 
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Had a chance to work with the new micro four thirds camera last month to contribute some shots to the release video. We put together a 4k edit of our favourite shots from our backyard in Squamish, BC - Only had a few days with it and I can't wait to get it back in the air. Enjoy!


How did you prevent the flickering that typically occurs with the X3? Is it not existent with the X5?
 
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Do you mean the sudden iris/ISO changes due to auto-exposure on the X3? You can lock your ISO and exposure, and then it won't do that.

No I mean the flicker caused by the way the files are compressed. Even when using a static ISO, shutter and appropriate ND filter, it still has that light flicker every 8-10 frames.
 
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It's quite obvious from the footage that the X5 doesn't do it, and doesn't either have the X3's characteristic noise. Very clean.
 
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You'll see it mostly in trees and grass shots, things with tons of detail. It's there no doubt about it.
 
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In my footage, it doesn't happen with the X3 like you're suggesting. Noise, yes. But, I don't see flicker when I've locked AE and ISO.

It's based on the level of detail in the video and how fast that detail changes. It's a product of the compression they chose, which I believe only uses 1 full frame every 8-10 frames.
 
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In my footage, it doesn't happen with the X3 like you're suggesting. Noise, yes. But, I don't see flicker when I've locked AE and ISO.
There still is a bit of aliasing and noise in the fine details - we were using an ND 8 + maintaining a lower shutter speed.
 

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