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Reports of updated sharpness settings

Discussion in 'Photos and Videos' started by The Editor, Apr 18, 2015.

  1. The Editor

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    I'm hearing reports that the new FW has lessened the increments betwen sharpness settings on the camera (let's face it, it was ridiculous previously with -1 being unusable).

    I have seen reports that -1 or even -2 is acceptable now with a much less bump between setting.

    Can anyone confirm or deny this? I have not personally had a chance to try this out (but hopefully will over the weekend) as I have been more concerned with taking the Inspire through it's paces flight wise to try and break the firmware! :D
     
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    37 views but nobody has tried the sharpness settings yet?
    Guess, everybody is just having a blast with the new FW and staring at thier screen in wonderment of no GPS drop! :p
     
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    I'm going out in 1 hr.Will check this and report later
     
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    Excellent, thanks.
    I'm not sure I will bet a chance to fly today :( otherwise I would test myself.
     
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    ill be checking it out too, this afternoon. ill try a few combos....
     
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    YES - They have :D
    Huge improvement.
    -2 is actually now useable! And then add sharpening to flavour in your NLE
    I have only really very quickly (not even flying just placing Inspire on my garden deck) played around so I need to do some real world testing but..... I can already see it is way way better.
    Would have been nice if DJI had actually documented these changes :rolleyes:
    More testing to follow...................
     
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    Wicked... Can't wait to test this out
     
  8. huppe

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    Yes it is defenitly better,Steps are not as big as before.Tried all settings and changes are there.Now I have to find a new favorite setting.Finally less work with Photoshop.
     
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    I am convinced that the Sharpness settings have also been dealt with in the FW Update. That in itself is a good move, as the increments were far to large before. The SOFT or -1 Setting until now was already visibly soft, -2 and -3 not really usable. Now the increments seem to be much smaller and not so noticabel on tablet or phone. Even -3 is not as soft as -1 was before - at least that is my impression. It would have been nice to have this documented. Please Tahoe-Ed can you comment on this?
    I have spent today shooting tests out in the field, and named each file according to it's settings.
    In general Sharpness 0 still seems to be generating lots of aliases. I found -2 or even -3 acceptable.

    The files will be here once the uploading has finished: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/90nit ... 3Q2sZz9m1C1cpa?dl=0

    To really see what's going on you probably have to download the files of interest.
    Feel free to use them as reference for the effects of different settings.
     
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    Thanks aknauer! I'd love to know if the sharpness has been worked on cause that's one of the real disappointments of the camera for me.

    Having looked at your files I agree with you. Previously, at -1 sharpness, my footage looked out of focus, not just soft. I'll test myself and report back.
     
  11. Tahoe Ed

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    I was told that they had a fix for the sharpness issue but we have not seen any documentation on it. Sorry.