iPad 2 Camera - not as terrible as I thought.

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  1. zealofsoul
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    So I had my iPad 2 for more than a half a year, and to be honest, one of the reasons why I bought the iPad 2 was because of it's video recording capability and iMovie.

    But as all know, iPad 2 Camera is pretty terrible under low light condition.

    I figured, okay, how well does it perform under a large amount of light? So I took it outside. The result? Hmm, pretty decent. See for yourselves.



    (for those who cannot see the embedded video.... August Summer in Venice Beach on Vimeo)
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    Did you post some pictures? I couldn't see any.

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    Nicely done.

    It's a Vimeo video link, Tim.
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    Hey that's a great video! I really enjoyed watching it. Thanks for sharing!!

    Sent from my iPad in Derby, England
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    X2 thought it came out really good, lot better then expected. May have to try some around here and see how it deals with snow....
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    Nothing wrong with that, great video. Brought back memories for me, we were there 6 years ago, the skate board park wasn't there at the time, although they were doing some major works, maybe that's what it was. I'll have to try mine, thank you for sharing!!

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    Really think you did a great job on the video, I was wondering if I was the only person that thought that way. Everything that I have taken outside or in good light has come out great. Also if you want to use iMovie for editing, taking the video with the iPad works much better than trying to convert some other video format to get iMovie to work.

    I do like the video... Thanks!
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    Nice job well done!
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    great job on the vid! i think it came out nicely.
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    Thank you! glad you liked it.

    Yeah, give it some time and try shooting outdoors. Camera is great, but you might be pulling some of your hair out while editing...

    You're welcome. Venice Beach is regardless still ghetto and dirty, but it's got style.

    iMovie definitely isn't a top notch editing software, but it does its job. I don't think anyone would want to use iPad to edit using iMovie though. Thanks for watching!


    Thank you so much!
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    Yes I agree,also take a portrait pic of someon in good light and I think you will be surprised.
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    I feel very dumb- where is the link for the the video?
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    Nicely done. I've also tinkered with the video a bit and it's actually very solid. The camera itself I have found doesn't take very good still photos though and is somewhat useless in this regard. The video camera part is good though. Im sure the iPad 3 will have a better camera. Probably get the same one as the iPhone 4.
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    I can't see the video link either.
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    I've copied it into this post.....it's actually the very last line of the first post.

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    FYI, using Safari on the iPad, the link in the first post is not visible. However, using the IPF app, the link is visible. Thoughts?
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    Well blow me down, I hadn't noticed that, strange indeed!

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    Just witnessed the same problem on my iPad as well. I posted the actual link to my original post. The forum tries to convert the video links to an embedded link, and I guess from some devices or browsers, the embedded vids are not visible.

    Edit..

    Here is the direct link to the video! Fixed and checked for sure.

    August Summer in Venice Beach on Vimeo
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