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Tourist
Posts: 7

GoPro video went dark

I am using the GoPro Hero 7 Black.  It is bright daylight, ISO 100-200, EV -.5, Auto Shutter.  I have been shooting great video with no problem, but this just happened.  The beginning of the video started out fine, but went dark.  It is as if something slowly covered it.  I have uploaded a snapshot of it progressing into a completely dark video for your opinion as to what could have happened.  Thank you.

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GoPro
Posts: 10,213

Re: GoPro video went dark

Hi @coolcave32402

 

This is odd. What SD card are you using?

Where did you play the video back? Is it on a computer/mobile phone?

Does the same happen when played directly on the camera?

It will be best if you can share a sample clip/video so we can assess the issue further.

 

Thanks!

Ej

Tourist
Posts: 7

Re: GoPro video went dark

I tried uploading the video again, but won't let me.  Only Jpg, gif and png are valid extensions.

Tourist
Posts: 7

Re: GoPro video went dark

I'm using the Sandisk Extreme Pro, I've played it back on the camera and the computer and the same thing.  It seems to be fine now and hasn't done it again, just that one time.  I have never seen anything like it before.  I wish there was a way I could upload the video.

 

 

Nomad
Posts: 1,313

Re: GoPro video went dark

Upload the video to Youtube and provide the link here.  

 

Glad the issue seems to be sorted though it would be interesting to actually see what happened.  

Tourist
Posts: 7

Re: GoPro video went dark

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
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GoPro
Posts: 3,053

Re: GoPro video went dark

@coolcave32402, thanks for the info. This really strange. We'd like to get a copy of the file for further review. Please upload a sample raw / unedited footage to your Dropbox or Google drive and provide us the shared link so we can look into the file details here.

Tourist
Posts: 7

Re: GoPro video went dark

Here is the link, yeah it is very strange.  The rest of the unedited video was black just like that.  It looked fine on the screen while filming.  Luckily it never did it again, so not sure if it was a gimbal issue somehow interfering, but something I've never seen before.

 

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1xltbL6rgwm6vDNQRBW05gQJyX4xXuhLQ