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There is a newer setting on the GoPro 3 Plusses that I want to point out, and that is this auto low light mode. Now, what it does is when the camera detects a lower light shooting situation, which is kind of typical when you're out driving around. It might actually get more sensitive to light, but it does it by changing the frame rate. And Jim,. I don't think this is a choice that you really want right? It's going to really affect how you're shooting if your frame rates suddenly change because the camera decided it wanted to. >> Yea, I mean, personally I think that, there are enough tools out there for low light shooting that a GoPro would at best be a last choice.
As an option to get your shot. You may be in that situation, in which case changing the frame rate, losing sync, all those things may be worth the price of that once-in-a-lifetime event that you just managed to get with the one camera you had. Which was a GoPro. >> Yeah, so as you go into the settings you will see on the 3 Plus the option for auto low light mode. If that is turned on, what's going to happen is that the GoPro will drop to half the frame rate. So, if you're shooting at 48, it would drop to 24 when the camera detects that there's not enough light and it's getting a bit grainy.
But I think you and I are in agreement that this type of control, this type of decision is something you want to make on a set. So, I'm going to turn that off, and only if it's needed will we lower the frame rate. Make sure you check if you're using a 3 Plus. Turn that off. Once you got the cameras all on the same settings, you can start to put them in cases, and we got a lot of choices here. We'll take a look at that next.
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