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Sightseer
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Hero 6 Picture & Are terrible?

Hi,

 

My wife got me a Go Pro 6 for my birthday. I never had a go pro before so i'm not sure what to expect. Is it normal that the video and photo quality on my Samsung Note 8 is so much better than on GoPro 6? After checking a few youtube videos, I played around with the settings as suggested by some users but the pictures didnt get any better.

 

Now I know this is an action camera, but shouldn't the quality be at least better than a mobile phone? We are going on a holiday and we want a camera we can use for all purposes, not sure if this is the right camera for us?

 

Would appreciate your help

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GoPro
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Re: Hero 6 Picture & Are terrible?

Hello @greenrange023

 

Thank you for reaching out. We would like to take a look at the footage you captured so far so we can have a better understanding of the issue. Will you be able to post a samples for photo and video? Hope to hear back from you. 

 

Thanks, 

Marius

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Nomad
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Re: Hero 6 Picture & Are terrible?

Can you explain what the issue is? Blur, noise or something else.

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Sightseer
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Re: Hero 6 Picture & Are terrible?

sure here are 2 pictureGOPR0086.JPG20180716_015236.jpg

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Sightseer
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Re: Hero 6 Picture & Are terrible?

Hi Nomad check pictures in my below reply. It's mainlu noise and poor colors I think. Sorry not familiar with official terms
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Adventurer
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Re: Hero 6 Picture & Are terrible?

camera to  photo how far are you 6 inches A foot 2 feet 3 ft.

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Sightseer
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Re: Hero 6 Picture & Are terrible?

about 1 feet with the phone, a little closer with gopro, but it doesnt matter how far or close i am, both ways are not good 

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Adventurer
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Re: Hero 6 Picture & Are terrible?

Do you think that is because of the FF (fixed focus) lens there is a  minimum to ~  focul point the camera has an adjustable focus gopro does not.  I understand you  need to be a good 18 inchs no closer for a good photo with the gopro and many other ff cameras. it used to be a Meter no longer that.