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soft video sharpening video nikon p500


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realflow100

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Whats the best FREE software that can sharpen videos without excessive "halo' artifacts. and without sharpening the noise too much?

 

video looks pretty soft with my p500. especially in bright daylight because it automatically stops the lens down which causes a significant noticable diffraction blur effect.

its also cropped in when shooting video so that makes it even more noticable.

 

 

also none of the optimize image options has any effect in video mode with the camera switched to P setting when recording video.

in the manual it says it does but i tried many times to change the options and take videos and compare side by side. No difference changing the sharpening settings from off to max. or contrast or saturation either.

 

the ONLY optimize image setting that does anything is black and white mode. but thats useless really. and still sharpness doesnt have any effect there either

its like it ignores those settings in video mode. so I cant just turn up or down the sharpness setting in the camera.



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Maybe explore the new free Nikon NX Studio?



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is it compatible with my camera model. mines from like 2011 



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NX Studio is said to recognise Nikon formats files from
any model and /or time period… give it a try.



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Couldn't find any useful video editing features in NX Studio. just a bunch of useless movie-maker type of stuff with cuts transitions subtitles and junk :(

Not even basic contrast levels saturation or color settings for video editing. 

And definitely not any sharpening effects or anything!

 

most of the image editing features only work for raw images. and my camera only produces jpg. so even more useless. :(



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… was just an idea, I don't shoot videos myself… just a photographer.