DJI Mavic Pro || BEST Settings For FILMMAKERS

Published on 29/06/2017

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A run through by Drone Film Guide of the best and most cinematic settings filmmakers should be using to get the most out of their DJI Mavic Pro. In this video we cover not only camera and picture settings for your Mavic but also control settings such as EXP and sensitivity so you can pull off smooth camera moves without engaging the intelligent flight modes of your DJI Mavic Pro.

0:47 Resolution
1:28 Frame Rate
1:58 White Balance
2:13 Style & Colour
3:10 Auto or Manual Exposure?
4:51 ISO
5:11 Shutter Speed & ND Filters
6:12 Histogram
6:56 Auto or Manual Focus?
9:02 Best Gimbal Settings
9:35 Best EXP & Sensitivity Settings For Manual Control

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