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Jul 08, 2010, 12:06 PM
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AP - My local flying field


These photos are from my favorit flying field, close to my home.

In the first one, you can see the pilot

Plane : easy star
Camera : Lumix TZ7












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Jul 08, 2010, 01:23 PM
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COLL PICS
WELL DONE
KEEP THEM COMMING


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Jul 08, 2010, 02:06 PM
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Spookie, those are beautiful pictures! You have a wonderful flying field. It sure is beautiful in Denmark at this time of the year.
Jul 08, 2010, 03:31 PM
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Beautiful pictures indeed. That Panasonic is doing a great job. Are you shooting with OIS on or off?
Jul 08, 2010, 05:32 PM
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Thanks

OIS - what is that ?
Jul 08, 2010, 11:24 PM
Did you get it on video?
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onboard image stabilizer?
Jul 09, 2010, 01:29 AM
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Ok

I have tried both with and without, but can't really see any differents.
Jul 09, 2010, 02:27 PM
GOK
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Originally Posted by SpookiePower
Thanks

OIS - what is that ?
Optic Image Stabilizer

I've been reading on a number of posts that the new cameras that have the OIS (TZ series have them if I am not mistaken) don't really work well for AP unless the OIS is turned off - that you get blurry photos. And on some occasions it is argued that even if you turn of the OIS you ma still get blurry images.

Looking at your photos, they are really sharp and good. So I was just wondering if you realized any difference with the IS on or off?

Cheers,

GOK
Jul 09, 2010, 05:12 PM
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The TZ have OIS.

But all of my photos, goes through photoshop for small corrections.
Jul 09, 2010, 06:04 PM
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The TZ have OIS.

But all of my photos, goes through photoshop for small corrections.
If that cam shoots video and you were to try it with OIS on or off it will not be very good. Stills can overcome OIS and vibes because of fast shutter speeds in good light.

The reason OIS can still be bad even turned off is because OIS is Optical Image Stabilization. OIS works with little gyros around your lens that react to slight movements. They are meant to fix handheld gentle type movements from normal human twitching and breathing. For handheld personal shooting it is great. Even turned off those gyros have to have some room to move things and react to movement so even off the lens can move around in there. The high frequency vibes from a motor are more than an OIS system can handle. Even turned off that lens will pick up those harmonics and vibrate in there because of the little amount of play needed in a gyro to make it work.

Hopefully that makes sense. I have a feeling if you shot video with that cam you would see the mud.
Jul 10, 2010, 03:35 AM
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If that cam shoots video and you were to try it with OIS on or off it will not be very good. Stills can overcome OIS and vibes because of fast shutter speeds in good light.

The reason OIS can still be bad even turned off is because OIS is Optical Image Stabilization. OIS works with little gyros around your lens that react to slight movements. They are meant to fix handheld gentle type movements from normal human twitching and breathing. For handheld personal shooting it is great. Even turned off those gyros have to have some room to move things and react to movement so even off the lens can move around in there. The high frequency vibes from a motor are more than an OIS system can handle. Even turned off that lens will pick up those harmonics and vibrate in there because of the little amount of play needed in a gyro to make it work.

Hopefully that makes sense. I have a feeling if you shot video with that cam you would see the mud.
This cam can do video in HD. I have done some video-AP with this cam, and when I'm finish with the video, I'll upload it.
Jul 10, 2010, 04:35 PM
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If you look at my camera mount, you can see that I have used a soft material, in my creation. I hope that this soft material (don't know the English word) takes most of the vibrations between camera and motor.


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