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Tourist
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Best FOV setting in low light situations

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What is the best Field of View setting to use in low light situations to obtain the best footage? Does it make a difference?
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Hiker
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Re: Best FOV setting in low light situations

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Different FOVs wont affect the amount of light captured in low light situations...shutter speed and/or iso are what you have to work with.

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GoPro
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Re: Best FOV setting in low light situations

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Hello @shawnpoitras. There is good information here https://gopro.com/news/hero7-black-hypersmooth-lowlight-update that will help you utilize the camera features in low lighting conditions. There is also a guide here http://abekislevitz.com/gopro-hero7-black/ that's a good read. 

Tourist
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Re: Best FOV setting in low light situations

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These are helpful articles, however, I may not have been clear with my original question. Does changing the size of the image FOV (linear, wide, superview), influence the quality of the video/photo of a low light scene? (Exposure, noise etc...)
Hiker
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Re: Best FOV setting in low light situations

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Different FOVs wont affect the amount of light captured in low light situations...shutter speed and/or iso are what you have to work with.

Adventurer
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Re: Best FOV setting in low light situations

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I normally keep one FOV Linear, I do not use zoom as it  does not magnify optically, and can create more noise,  Just my thought out loud