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Action cam - Bad video color in some cases - reason?

if you compare these two screenshots which were made from a video (DJI Osmo Action 4) with the same settings, you see the quality on the one is pretty nice, but the trees in the other one look pretty ...
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Is there a mount for GoPros that clamp the gopro itself instead of using thumbscrews?

I'm having trouble finding a mount for GoPro/any general action camera that uses clamping to hold the device down instead of an external case or thumb screws. Basically I'm looking for something like ...
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Which will have better quality, an H.264 encoded video with higher bitrate or an H.265 with lower bitrate?

I got a cheap action camera that allows me to choose the encoding of the video being recorded between H.264 and H.265. When I set it to H.264, the video's bitrate is set to around 10,000+ kbps. When I ...
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Is the EF mount on the BMPCC 6k weak? If yes, how weak?

BACKGROUND / PROBLEM Hi, I plan on getting a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6k g2 sometime soon, and don't know the physical limits of what the body of it can withstand. I've heard that EF lens ...
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Is the audio from these videos in some weird format that I can't decode, or is it just corrupted?

I borrowed an Apeman A87 and used it on a road trip. However, the audio came out apparently corrupted except sometimes when filming indoors and with the menu set to the default language of the market ...
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Stabilize MP4 from gyroscope metadata? (Insta360)

I just got an Insta360 One R 1-inch sensor and the footage is shaky as hell. I realised that you need their desktop application to actually stabilise in post-production but since I'm on Linux this is ...
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How to shoot my whole life from first POV?

I would like to shoot whole my life (24h, 365d etc) on video, like as through my eyes. However I came to dead end trying to match recording times of modern action cameras, the battery change hustle, ...
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Camcorder vs. GoPro mounted on bike

I am using a GoPro mounted to a bike to capture crews rowing in a boat next to a (gravel) bike path. I am mostly happy with what the GoPro offers except that I need a less wide-angled view. For better ...
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Action camera connected via two usb extenders and RJ45 doesnt work?

I started using my Action camera as Webcam via USB - works good. I wanted longer cable so googled a bit how to extend USB cable and found solution two USB extenders via RJ45 cable. Computer <--> ...
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How compatible are high dynamic range and fast movements?

I wanted to know how HDR would be useful for fast movement as I want to look into cameras that will move through regions of bright light and shadows and so, I want to see how I can make the footage ...
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Editing software to quickly match audio and video transitions

I would like to create a short movie from a collection of clips, shot with an action cam, where the video transitions are synced with the beats in my audio. I have done some research and the options I ...
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Advice on camcorder that supports USB-C and 3.5mm external microphone? [closed]

I'm shopping for a video camera that I will use to record lectures that I give at my university. My setup is going to be a camcorder on a tripod plus a Lavalier wireless microphone, which I will ...
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Weird scrolling lines in video while using Akaso EK7000 in low light

I got the Akaso EK7000 action cam in the mail today. The camera works almost perfectly other than one issue I noticed. The issue I noticed is a scrolling line that appears in the video at 4k 25fps. I ...
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SJCAM SJ4000 How can I pause video recording?

When my SJ4000 is in video mode, I press OK to begin recording. Then, pressing the same button during recording stops recording and closes the output file. Is there a way to momentarily pause the ...
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Does having a gimball mean you can disbale stability on action camera

It's common for action cameras to have a lower frame rate when the electronic stability function is turned on. My question is if you have a gimbal, is it useful/do you need to have electronic ...
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Gopro hero 5 black video modes recommendation

Is there a recommendation or tips for the usage of the video modes that come with the gopro hero5 black, in the meaning of resolution vs fps vs fov: https://gopro.com/help/articles/Block/Available-...
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How to set up a Livestream from SJ4000 Wifi?

I own a SJ4000 action cam with WIFI function. The latter allows it to connect the camera to my phone. I would like to livestream a sports event. Is it somehow possible to stream the video from my ...
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Is there a 4K action camera solution that does NOT have perspective distortion?

I was looking at alternatives to the GoPro (such as the Sony FDR-X1000V), but they all seem to only shoot wide-angle with significant perspective distortion (fisheye). Are there action cameras which ...
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What is the camera technique use in desiigner - Panda vidéo?

What is the name of the technique and how do you rig a camera so that it follows the actor's face from the front, like in the two videos below. I would describe it as a "front tracking follow" shot. ...
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How do I create footage that has nearly the same quality as https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNJdPyoqt8U but is taken by an action cam?

How do I create video that is similar in quality to with an actioncam? Currently I'm using a Rollei 5S WIFI, and more often than not, I can without significant loss of ...
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Functioning of battery banks for GoPro 4 Silver

I was disappointed with the short duration of the standard battery in my GoPro. I would like to be able to shoot for a full day, without interruption. I researched external battery power banks, but ...
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Detect GoPro camera model from MP4

I have raw video file named GP010661.MP4, which seems to be taken with GoPro. Is there a way to detect the exact GoPro camera model and mode used for this video? This is the the output of ExifTool: ...
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Is GoPro "Cam_Raw" a true RAW image format?

I've seen this post about what exactly "RAW" is. My question is about the GoPro Hero 4, which comes with the Protune option for "advanced controls". Is their "Camera_Raw" format a true RAW image ...
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GoPro Hero 3+ Microphone Mounting

I own a GoPro Hero 3+ video camera which requires the following adapter to use an external microphone: http://shop.gopro.com/accessories/3.5mm-mic-adapter/AMCCC-301.html This makes mounting the ...
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What are the outer dimensions of the GoPro 3+ lens holder?

I need to know the outer dimensions of the GoPro 3+ lens on the waterproof housing (The square black ring). Does anyone know where I can find them or does anyone have the camera themselves that they ...
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What do you call it when the footage has a rippling effect?

I have some footage from an action camera that has been affected by vibrations. The footage seems to have an affect that looks a bit like jelly. Is there a word for that effect and is there anything ...
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Are there any red filters that fit an SJ4000

Are there any red filters to fit the SJ4000 camera? Is is possible to use one compatible with a gopro hero 3?
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Is it possible to control GoPro recording without the official app?

Is it possible to start recording with a GoPro without the official app or from an unsupported device?
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My converted videos look bad... what am I doing wrong?

I am a software developer. I understand the video concepts, but I am no expert. I have a Sony Action Cam AS-15. It records ate 1080/60fps/25Kbitrate. The 60FPS videos just dont; play smooth maxemised ...
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Stabilizing GoPro videos

When I watched videos on GoPro's youtube profile, they seem to me almost perfectly stable. And when I attached my action cam to helmet and tried to record during skiing, the video was very shaky. I ...
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Smartphone app for JVC Adixxion

For JVC Adixxion, there is "ADIXXION sync." app, available for Android and iOS devices. The app's page states, that it is dedicated to JVC GC-XA2. Will this app work also with GC-XA1 model? Are ...
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In search of a Helmet-based steadicam solution for GoPro Hero 3

I recently tested my GoPro Hero 3 for the first time during a run in the park using a helmet mounting. It's not bad footage but it's very 'bouncy'. I've been looking at a few options to stabilize the ...
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GoPro 3 Black gets stuck in ">" Play mode when diving

I have bought a touchscreen backpanel for my GoPro3 black and whenever I take it diving, it switches to ">" play mode (the black triangle shows up on the front panel and keeps stuck there). I cannot ...
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Mount a Camcorder on my Hat?

Aside from just gluing (or velcroing) the camcorder onto a baseball hat beak, is there something better? Would this type of thing work? http://www.amazon.com/Calumet-Quick-release-Video-Head-Adapter/...
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What sequence presets I must use with a GoPro and Adobe Premiere Pro CS 5.5?

I use a GoPro which output is mp4 files. I want to edit these movies into Adobe Premiere Pro CS 5.5. I'm a little lost about sequence presets to use. I've got the choice between Digital SLR, AVCHD, ...
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