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6D Video Frame Rate

Hi all,

 

I'm much more experienced in still photography than I am at videography, but this weekend I'm shooting a music video for a band that I have done some work for in the past.  Our goal for one of the sections is to use my 580exII flash in stroboscopic mode to fire off 4 flashes per second, and we want to record that on video.  I tested it out this morning, but there is a rolling shutter effect when I view the footage.  Each time the flash pops, only half the frame or less is lit.  Does anybody have any helpfull tips for me?

 

Thanks!

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Re: 6D Video Frame Rate

Hi GTPhotoNJ!

 

Thanks for posting.

 

This is normal.  When shooting a still with stroboscopic flash, the shutter remains oped for the duration.  This is not the case with video.   When shooting video, the sensor is acting like the shutter, scanning progressively.

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