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Camera question

 Poster: A snowHead
Poster: A snowHead
I was wondering if anyone can advise on a camera- I'm looking for something that can record my session for about an hour and give a good detail footage which can be used for self-analysis. So far I've been using GP H5 Session and shooting 4K and I get a footage like this (note: YT might some compression on the footage, I'm using the file directly on my laptop):

http://youtube.com/v/z2_vvPbdAbU

Unfortunately the detail level is poor- after zooming this in Blender only last 2 turns are clearly visible. Anyone has experience with a classic video camcorder (say Sony HDR-CX405) using for that purpose?

I'd need something like this:
* good quality Wi-Fi, so it can be controlled remotely,
* Zoom ~ x10
* 4K
* preferably something small

Cheers!
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 Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Why do you feel that this is a good way to try to improve ?
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 Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
You're under exposing. Take a look at the histogram and you'll see you're only using half the available dynamic range.
  • Switch to using ProTune, which has a much higher bit rate and will get the best from the camera.
  • Crank up the exposure compensation
  • "zooming" in post is just throwing information away.

Point-of-View cameras are designed for that one thing. I would think you'll find any video camera a significant improvement on a PoV camera though, for that use. Go for optical zoom (so you don't throw away pixels), look for something with a high bit rate, and exposure compensation.
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@philwig, cheers- I'll give it a go with ProTune.
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