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How do I get the maximum cam visibility at night?

Stringfellow-Hawke

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My question is, what settings in the camera or whatnot can I adjust to provide more visibility at night? Would love to see more while flying at night..
 

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If you use the manual exposure, you can up the ASA rating until you get the exposure you want. However, it's always a compromise between exposure and grainy image.
 

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If you use the manual exposure, you can up the ASA rating until you get the exposure you want. However, it's always a compromise between exposure and grainy image.
The OP won’t find an ASA setting to adjust.

1. Open the aperture (lowest f setting).

2. If shooting video set 24fps so you have 1/50s available.

3. Increase your ISO until you have correct exposure at 1/50s.

If shooting images go for the longest exposure you can manage without blur, 2 seconds shouldnt be an issue in a hover with calm conditions.
 

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My question is, what settings in the camera or whatnot can I adjust to provide more visibility at night? Would love to see more while flying at night..
Don't fly in such dark places.
The camera isn't a night vision device.
tou should see plenty if you are looking at areas that have enough light for photography.
 

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The OP won’t find an ASA setting to adjust.

1. Open the aperture (lowest f setting).

2. If shooting video set 24fps so you have 1/50s available.

3. Increase your ISO until you have correct exposure at 1/50s.

If shooting images go for the longest exposure you can manage without blur, 2 seconds shouldnt be an issue in a hover with calm conditions.
My bad. Thinking of olden times. I meant ISO of course.
 
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You will notice a significant difference between still pic mode and video mode. You can easily see a lot through the camera in still pic mode during night flights, that would be a completely dark/blank image if in video mode. night flights are excellent for hyperlapse and long exposure pics
 
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