I just picked up a +2.
What are other owners doing with picture settings? Found anything that works well? Im going to set one setting up as 1080p, and one as 720p 60fps for slow motion edits.
You can take pics at set increments and you can change the increment lengths. But the mp is about as good as low quality cell phone. The lower the light the more grainy it gets.
Is 720p 60fps enough fps to do a decent slow motion, or is there a need to drop it down to 480p at 120 fps?
60 frames isn't enough for slow mo. It's gets jagged and looks like it's skipping. The 120 is ok but 480p works like the picture quality. The lower the light the more grainy it is. You'd have to use it in bright conditions only.
This is where the gopro exceeds contour -240f at 720p and a 12mp cam.
For the 60fps rate you could use a program like Twixtor. It essentially fills the gaps in frame rate. Here's a good video sample of 60fps using twixtor.
How to best use twixtor for extreme slow motion | Philip Bloom
You can find it here...it's compatible with most popular editing programs.
RE:Vision Effects, Inc. : Products: Twixtor
Last edited by Extremo; 01-18-2013 at 08:24 AM.