Posted on 2020-08-222020-08-28Categories GoPro, Photography, PM, Videography

GoPro Hero 8 Black first impressions

Great action camera, amazing stabilization. Where to start but stating the obvious, this is NOT a film camera, this is an amazing action camera. Now what I do I mean by that, decent footage for working green screen and or tracking’s color chroma subsampling is a minimum at 4:2:2, the Hero 8 Black’s footage is 4:2:0 – blacks tend to be grey-ish and it doesn’t capture well in low lighting conditions. 240 FPS Sample Hypersmooth 2.0 HyperSmooth 2.0 stabilisation availability … Continue reading “GoPro Hero 8 Black first impressions”

Posted on 2020-08-202020-10-14Categories 3D, Drones, FlightLog, GoPro, Videography

Hardware maiden

GoPro Hero 8 Black flight test around the park First flight, testing gps telemetry GPS metadata interpretation and implementation Second day using the DJI Digital Goggles. They are quite the immersive experience having started with analog just shy over a year. I wanted to test the onboard  DVR’s 120fps at 1280 feature but came to the realization it had reverted to 60 fps/1920×1080 on the third flight. I managed to record a 120 fps flight samples on both DVR & … Continue reading “Hardware maiden”