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Mountaindrone
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Starburst effect with Mavic 2 Pro
Directly photographing the sun is rarely a good solution. With the new possibilities offered by the adjustable aperture of Mavic 2 Pro (also possible with Phantom 4 pro or Inspire series), you can make this handicap a chance.

Diffraction and the starburst effect change the circle of light to a very nice star.
Starburst effect can add a magical touch to a photograph, specially in landscape pictures.

Change the aperture
To obtain this optical phenomenon, close the aperture as high as possible: with f11, the effect will be more visible than f8. The higher the aperture the larger the ray will be.


The best moment for the sun


The first or last minutes of the sun are the best moments for this. The sun can be partially blocked with another object (tree, mountain, horizon, building…). Play with the frontground and the sun!
Respect the time of sunrise or sunset, With a full sun, you can dammaged your device.




Touch the sun !
Sunrays are now magic with the Mavic family!




Use RAW
Do not hesitate to use RAW format. You will have more details in the dark frontgroud





9-26 14:57
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DJI Stephen
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Thank you for sharing some sample shot, That's really amazing. Cheers!
9-26 15:10
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hallmark007
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Thank you for this. Good job.
9-26 15:15
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rwynant V1
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HOLY MACARENA....... Awesome!  Thank you for sharing the details!

I would think you don't want to be pointed directly at the sun for too long?  Maybe a few seconds at a time?  I don't know.....but I'd hate to destroy the sensor staying too long ...... suggestions?

Thank you,
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9-26 16:44
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S.D. Pilot
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Outstanding natural light shots.


9-26 16:51
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CA Mavic Pro
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Amazing pics
9-26 21:49
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Thriller
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Thanks. I'll try it
9-26 23:11
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A CW
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Really well explained and some stunning shots   
9-26 23:14
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JoeMavicDHH
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Impressive pictures. Amazing!
9-26 23:17
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Gregbella
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That really looks great well done
9-27 01:49
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Todd Harper
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Been discovering this ability myself with some shots. Nice job.
9-27 03:29
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Zatx
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Those are awesome shots, but would you not get more clear images from our M2P at f4 then add the sunburst in post? At f11 the M2P images can be a mess.
9-27 03:38
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Mountaindrone
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f4 or f11 : a choice if you want a large sun rays or not... (starburst or not...)
9-27 04:00
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Tuan88
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very nice,i will try it
9-27 05:20
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Montfrooij
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Very cool!     
9-27 05:55
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Seymour Clouds
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Very informative.  I didn't realize you could damage the camera with full sun light.  "But mama, that's where the fun is..."  
9-27 09:43
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Suren
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Very nice shots and very handy info, thanks for sharing this valuble info
9-27 10:01
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Woe
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Very cool. Thanks for sharing
9-27 11:27
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Thank you for the info!
9-27 13:04
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Mountaindrone Posted at 2018-9-27 04:00
f4 or f11 : a choice if you want a large sun rays or not... (starburst or not...)

Are you shooting with Aperture priority, or manual.
9-27 14:03
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wow!!So beautiful!
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HendrikJB
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Beautiful
9-28 01:50
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Caspers driver
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Beautiful shots !
Technique, equipment, and location-location.
9-28 12:33
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Dexter.Zed
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that was so amazing buddy nice capture sunset!!!!!!!!
9-28 14:39
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davidmartingraf
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nicely done - thanks for sharing.
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alaska42
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I love the new camera's ability to shot into the sun....amazing shots.
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B1houdini
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Congratulations on being awarded the DJI "Digest"
The Starburst effect is amazing to see.
You did a perfect job explaining how to accomplish the effect.
9-28 17:24
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Thanks for the tips. Good stuff
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RoNNy379CH
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Wow - this looks very nice!
9-28 23:25
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Great info for the folks
9-29 11:03
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gfab71
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Very great pictures !!
9-29 11:56
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thanks for the tips!
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Really nice great shots
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Wow, really nice work.
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Nice! Very Natural Great Man You're a Real Pro!
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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!
REALLY, REALLY, REALLY HELPFUL TIPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THANKS A LOT
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Impressive, good job !
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Good!!!!very good!!!
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