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Sightseer
Posts: 1

Live Bands

I have a Hero 7 Black I am expanding my horizons and have tried to utilize it to record my friends live band. I have gotten some great footage which can be useful to him. Sadly I have not found the best settings for it. Most of the time the camera is facing extremely bright stage light which averages about ten feet away. The best footage is not taken with the camera fixed in one location but worn on a hat or fixed to a guitar. Between the movement and the fact the lighting is constantly changing there is nothing constant.

 

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  

GoPro
Posts: 3,505

Re: Live Bands

Hi @havasu486,

 

Most of the time full auto settings is good enough with auto low light turned on if it's usually dark or night. 

 

But you may try to check if turning on protune will work for for you. 

 

Turn on Protune and make sure that your ISO is at 100 to 800ISO. 

EV 0 

Auto White Balance and auto shutter speed. 

24FPS or 30FPS. 

 

Let us know how it goes.

 

Regards,

-Jay 

Explorer
Posts: 11,656

Re: Live Bands

If the bright stage lights are blowing out the picture with too much exposure, you can try using the selective exposure control/spot meter (page 44-46 in the manual). https://gopro.com/content/dam/help/hero7-black/manuals/HERO7Black_UM_ENG_REVC.pdf
Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Live Bands


@havasu486 wrote:

I have a Hero 7 Black I am expanding my horizons and have tried to utilize it to record my friends live band. I have gotten some great footage which can be useful to him. Sadly I have not found the best settings for it. Most of the time the camera is facing extremely kodi app bright stage light which averages about ten feet away. The best footage is not taken with the camera fixed in one location but worn on a hat or fixed to a guitar. Between the movement and the fact the lighting is constantly changing there is nothing constant.

 

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  


 

Well written, thanks for sharing! 🙂