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I'm interested in what cameras pilots are using on their Inspire 1/2 drones, and the use cases for them.
If you have purchased another camera, what do you do with the standard X3 camera that come with these drones?
I have an X5, which takes very nice pictures, but I normally use a Phantom 4 Pro for most of my shoots, and I'm wondering if the Inspire 1/X5 is necessary for most uses. No one seems to want to pay me any extra for the X5 pictures.
 
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X5S for most projects and the X7 for bigger budget feature film projects. I just finished a feature and they specifically requested (and paid extra) for the X7. Having interchangeable lenses is a most as I rarely shoot wide.
 
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I'm interested in what cameras pilots are using on their Inspire 1/2 drones, and the use cases for them.
If you have purchased another camera, what do you do with the standard X3 camera that come with these drones?
I have an X5, which takes very nice pictures, but I normally use a Phantom 4 Pro for most of my shoots, and I'm wondering if the Inspire 1/X5 is necessary for most uses. No one seems to want to pay me any extra for the X5 pictures.
The X3 is my goto for the construction videos I do. If I do anything "cinematic" or especially in low light, I use the X5.

This video was shot with the X5:


Despite being shot in D-Log, it really lacks the dynamic range needed for this type of cinematography. Because I didn't want to blow out the N.M. sky, getting the exposure just right was a real challenge. I also know from watching other balloon videos that it's easy to blow out the balloons when they're glowing. So I erred to the lower side of the exposure value. To make things worse, I edited this in Sony Vegas 13, which has crap for color correction, exposure, etc. I use Adobe Premiere Pro now, which would probably make the final product a little better.

One of these days I plan on purchasing an X5R. Prices on Inspire 1's and their peripherals are constantly dropping. I just need an excuse the pull the trigger on that purchase....

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