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HDR not available in timelapse mode? (Hero 8 Black)

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I'm using the Hero 8 Black, newest firmware. I'd like to shoot HDR landscape timelapses.

But HDR is not available in (photo) timelapse mode! (interval: 5s, linear lens, photo timelapse mode).

I have tried all the protune combinations which allow HDR to be used in photo mode. Also tried without PT.

But HDR timelapses seem to be beyond the current firmware (?).

 

Why is this not available? Am I missing something? It seems like this should be entirely possible, especially at longer photo intervals like 5s and above. It would bring significant color and contrast improvements to timelapse videos!

 

Some have made apps to enable HDR-like timelapse shooting, e.g.: https://youtu.be/kUod5qFADb4?t=180 (amazing colors!).

 

#GoProHDRTimelapseFirmware2020!

Merry christmas!

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GoPro Community Manager
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Re: HDR not available in timelapse mode? (Hero 8 Black)

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Thanks for the feedback. We will pass it along to our team.s