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Tourist
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GoPro Hero 6 grainy picture

Hello, I bought a GoPro hero 6 last week. Videos all fine and camera up to date with firmware. Photos are really grainy for some reason and I don’t know how to fix it. Help please

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Adventurer
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Re: GoPro Hero 6 grainy picture

lower the sharpness turn down the ISO and adjust your EV some and enjoy thefun.

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Explorer
Posts: 11,201

Re: GoPro Hero 6 grainy picture

Can you post some examples along with the camera settings used for the pictures?
Explorer
Posts: 11,201

Re: GoPro Hero 6 grainy picture

If you are using a mobile device, you will need to go to the bottom of this page and select Version "FULL" and use REPLY, not QUICK REPLY. When using the standard REPLY and the full version of the web page, you will get a menu bar above your reply subject box. Choose the picture icon and it will allow you to embed a picture into your reply.
Tourist
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Re: GoPro Hero 6 grainy picture

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As you can see there is graining in the grass and I can’t figure what to do. I am new to all this GoPro stuff. Is this problem to do with the ISO settings?

I had to screenshot the photo I took from the GoPro from my phone galary because the original photo was too big 

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Explorer
Posts: 11,201

Re: GoPro Hero 6 grainy picture

While ISO does play a major factor in determining how much noise/grain is in the image, due to the light in your photo I don't think it's playing too much of a role in this case. What were your settings? Did you have Protune on? It doesn't really look to me that you have image noise as much as the overall image doesn't look very sharp. Because you said the image itself was to big to upload I have to assume that this is the full resolution photo, however it really looks like it's a low resolution display of the original photo (much like how mobile devices will often use the lvr (low video resolution) file to display the videos.

Have you downloaded the picture off the SD card onto your computer and verified that you get the same result?
Adventurer
Posts: 8,942

Re: GoPro Hero 6 grainy picture

lower the sharpness turn down the ISO and adjust your EV some and enjoy thefun.