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Frame rate conundrum

I'm due to go on holiday to florida in 1 week. My go pro has arrived and I must have watched hundreds of tutorials. However I am still in the dark at what I need to be shooting at. Here is what I want

I will be wanting to make a travel video of our time in florida so I will want a cinematic look. I understand I need to shoot at a higher frame rate.

However day to day footage, some say 24fps, others say 30fps and some even say 60fps. I'm really confused. Surely everyone can't be right. Can you please help a noob get the most out of his family holiday video?

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Posts: 3,821

Re: Frame rate conundrum

 

Hi @pauledmondson

 

For now the safest settings is 1080 60FPS and 16:9 aspect ratio Protune On WB: Auto ISO: 100Min 400Max That is the recommended day time settings. 

1080 24 or 30FPS and 16:9 aspect ratio Protune On WB: Auto ISO: 200Min 800Max during night. 

 

If you want to step up your video footage try to use ND filters during day time. 

There are a lot of tutorials on youtube how to use ND filters to make your footage much better. 

 

With regards to the cinematic look. You can always do that in post that why we suggest to use 60FPS so that you'll have a lot of frames to work on. 

During night it's best to use lower FPS so that there will be more light on your video because if you use higher FPS it might be too grainy or dark. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_di2BkuFLds&t=27s - Flat and Protune usage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUZClau_MAQ 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0L2TfOMP3g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOHg1a1F-iA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SviQ1KR7Tl4 - Filters 

 

They are very useful. 

 

 

Regards,

-Jay 

 

 

 

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Posts: 3,821

Re: Frame rate conundrum

 

Hi @pauledmondson

 

For now the safest settings is 1080 60FPS and 16:9 aspect ratio Protune On WB: Auto ISO: 100Min 400Max That is the recommended day time settings. 

1080 24 or 30FPS and 16:9 aspect ratio Protune On WB: Auto ISO: 200Min 800Max during night. 

 

If you want to step up your video footage try to use ND filters during day time. 

There are a lot of tutorials on youtube how to use ND filters to make your footage much better. 

 

With regards to the cinematic look. You can always do that in post that why we suggest to use 60FPS so that you'll have a lot of frames to work on. 

During night it's best to use lower FPS so that there will be more light on your video because if you use higher FPS it might be too grainy or dark. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_di2BkuFLds&t=27s - Flat and Protune usage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUZClau_MAQ 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0L2TfOMP3g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOHg1a1F-iA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SviQ1KR7Tl4 - Filters 

 

They are very useful. 

 

 

Regards,

-Jay