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Forum: Camcorders   07-29-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By markr041
The camera creates separate GPS log files...

The camera creates separate GPS log files (standard NMEA data) that enable constant tracking. One log file for each clip, however long.

From their blurb: "GPS Data Overlay adds route and...
Forum: Camcorders   07-29-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By markr041
Fun video. I agree that the audio from the X1000V...

Fun video. I agree that the audio from the X1000V is very good. And in 4K, the audio is recorded uncompressed at better than CD quality.

When you rendered your video, what audio specs did you use...
Forum: Camcorders   07-28-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By markr041
The Sony FDR-X1000V does real slow motion,...

The Sony FDR-X1000V does real slow motion, unlimited time: 120 fps at 1080 with stereo sound and 240 fps at 720 with stereo sound. No time limit. No time limit. No time limit. No gimmicks. No...
Forum: Camcorders   07-28-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By markr041
Stabilization in Full HD mode only (unlike the...

Stabilization in Full HD mode only (unlike the GoPro which has no stabilization at all). But, like Ken, I stopped shooting in HD at least a year ago (except for slo-mo, which this camera also has in...
Forum: Camcorders   07-28-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By markr041
For those who once bought a Sony Action Cam

and were sorely disappointed in the video quality, as I was. Well, it was terrible, but the new Sony 4K Action Cam is really a miniature X33 (with higher resolution), but with a wide lens and no...
Forum: Camcorders   07-28-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
4K Active Stabilizer used to shoot the above video

http://i849.photobucket.com/albums/ab56/markr041/Stabilizer_zps1ukxpedg.jpg
Forum: Camcorders   07-28-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 24
Posted By markr041
The default Protune "color" settings do not...

The default Protune "color" settings do not "need" additional processing, unless you do not like the way the clips look. You also do not need to use GoPro Studio to edit, or even color correct, your...
Forum: Camcorders   07-28-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By markr041
4K Nature Competition Video

https://vimeo.com/134675498


Not for children.
Forum: Camcorders   07-27-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
Exploiting the Wide View, not Minimizing It

https://vimeo.com/134576941


Locations of clips:


http://i849.photobucket.com/albums/ab56/markr041/Cambridge%20Map_zpsd3qpn8hi.jpg


4K frame grabs:
Forum: Camcorders   07-26-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Camcorders   07-25-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
There are no lens replacements there for the...

There are no lens replacements there for the camera that is the topic of this thread. Moreover, most if not all of those lenses are poor quality and not up to 4K (as other sites selling those lenses...
Forum: Camcorders   07-25-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
First, fish-eye can be ok - it is what gives you...

First, fish-eye can be ok - it is what gives you a wide and unique view. But there are ugly aspects as well, that can be avoided while shooting:


1. Avoid curved horizons (unless you are looking...
Forum: Camcorders   07-23-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
Shoot in 4K, 30P, setting EV to -.3. Choose Vivid...

Shoot in 4K, 30P, setting EV to -.3. Choose Vivid color.


This is a frame grab from a video I am working on. This clip, of an extremely high contrast scene, is straight from the camera and was...
Forum: Camcorders   07-23-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
No. Just like all the action cams. You have ae...

No. Just like all the action cams. You have ae shift to control exposure and manual wb option. There are ND filters for the gopro that give you an ability to slow the shutter, also with gopro 4 you...
Forum: Camcorders   07-23-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
I also got the AS15 Action camera. It was the...

I also got the AS15 Action camera. It was the worst camera ever - just horrible. Truly awful picture. I put off using the X1000 precisely because the AS15 was so bad. The X1000 is completely...
Forum: Camcorders   07-22-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
Yes, for the frame rates 240 fps and higher those...

Yes, for the frame rates 240 fps and higher those are the time limits.


Btw, for 120 fps and 240 fps on the Sony FDR X1000V you get stereo sound too. They are not gimmicked hfr's but real frame...
Forum: Camcorders   07-22-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
There is no time limit for either 120 fps or...

There is no time limit for either 120 fps or 240fps.

The Samsung NX1 does 1080 120 fps with only the usual 29 minute limit.
Forum: Camcorders   07-21-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
Low Light 4K Test

Grand Central Terminal has to be one of the dimmest train terminals in the world. A wide angle lens is well-suited for taking in its dark elegance, but only if low-light performance is up to it.

...
Forum: Camcorders   07-21-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
You provide an interesting perspective - color...

You provide an interesting perspective - color grading. And I agree that Protune RAW in the GoPro is designed for that. I have used it, and it color grades nicely.


However, my guess is that you...
Forum: Camcorders   07-20-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
.025 (2.5%). That means an action that lasted 6...

.025 (2.5%). That means an action that lasted 6 seconds in real life would end up as a 4-minute clip. Better be a very interesting action...


But, it turns out that the maximum duration at 1000...
Forum: Camcorders   07-20-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
Right. The velocity envelope can be lowered to...

Right. The velocity envelope can be lowered to any value - say, .05 - gives you 50fps.
Forum: Camcorders   07-20-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
First I insert the velocity envelope (right click...

First I insert the velocity envelope (right click on the clip on the timeline). I set that to .25 by dragging it down. Then I expand the video clip by dragging it at the right edge to the right until...
Forum: Camcorders   07-20-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
Slow Motion from 1080120P @ 100Mbps

https://vimeo.com/134043120
Forum: Camcorders   07-18-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
Time code on the x1000v is professional SMPTE...

Time code on the x1000v is professional SMPTE time code - the time code is embedded in the video clips (like time-date stamp). You have all the standard professional time code options: you can set...
Forum: Camcorders   07-17-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 464
Posted By markr041
Here's another thing you can do that the GoPro cannot

This shows for the above Sony video where each clip was shot. Each symbol links to a specific clip:

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