DJI Pocket 2: How to Use Gimbal Follow Mode

DJI Pocket 2: How to Use Gimbal Follow Mode

DJI Pocket 2 has new Gimbal Shooting Modes ready for you to unleash your creativity. Learn how to use all Gimbal Settings with this Heliguy™ tutorial.

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The DJI Pocket 2 supports four impressive Gimbal Follow Modes which let you get creative wherever you go.

In this fast Heliguy™ tutorial you'll learn how to access the Gimbal Modes menu and switch between each gimbal option.

You'll also learn what each Gimbal Mode affords you and when you're likely to use each mode.




  1. Swipe up on Camera View

    Intelligent Features for DJI Pocket 2 The DJI Pocket 2 is a smart piece of tech, combining intelligent modes and features to enhance content creation and to make it super easy and intuitive to use. Pro Mode: Control advanced settings like ISO, shutter speed, EV and focus mode. ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject and let Pocket 2 keep it in the frame automatically. Panorama: Choose between 180° Pano (captures four photos for landscape images) or 3X3 Pano (merges nine images for a wide and detailed view). Slow Motion: Maximum speed and resolution of 8x at 1080p. Livestreaming: Livestream directly to Facebook, YouTube, or RTMP. Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Motionlapse: Three different time-lapse operations. Hyperlapse automatically integrates Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) for added smoothness. Users have the ability to save individual images separately, record in RAW format, and use ActiveTrack 3.0. Story Mode: Pre-set camera movements, colour profiles and music. Fast Wake: Turns Pocket 2 on instantly and begins filming. Drop Aware: Gimbal locks itself in a safe position when detecting the product falling. Gimbal Locked: Keep the gimbal stable. Pause Recording: Shoot, pause and resume video recording.

    Swipe up on the touch screen whilst in camera view to access the Main Settings Menu.

  2. Tap Gimbal Icon

    Intelligent Features for DJI Pocket 2 The DJI Pocket 2 is a smart piece of tech, combining intelligent modes and features to enhance content creation and to make it super easy and intuitive to use. Pro Mode: Control advanced settings like ISO, shutter speed, EV and focus mode. ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject and let Pocket 2 keep it in the frame automatically. Panorama: Choose between 180° Pano (captures four photos for landscape images) or 3X3 Pano (merges nine images for a wide and detailed view). Slow Motion: Maximum speed and resolution of 8x at 1080p. Livestreaming: Livestream directly to Facebook, YouTube, or RTMP. Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Motionlapse: Three different time-lapse operations. Hyperlapse automatically integrates Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) for added smoothness. Users have the ability to save individual images separately, record in RAW format, and use ActiveTrack 3.0. Story Mode: Pre-set camera movements, colour profiles and music. Fast Wake: Turns Pocket 2 on instantly and begins filming. Drop Aware: Gimbal locks itself in a safe position when detecting the product falling. Gimbal Locked: Keep the gimbal stable. Pause Recording: Shoot, pause and resume video recording.

    Tap the Gimbal Icon located in the lower right corner of the screen. This allows you to quickly swap between gimbal behaviours.

  3. Choose Follow

    Intelligent Features for DJI Pocket 2 The DJI Pocket 2 is a smart piece of tech, combining intelligent modes and features to enhance content creation and to make it super easy and intuitive to use. Pro Mode: Control advanced settings like ISO, shutter speed, EV and focus mode. ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject and let Pocket 2 keep it in the frame automatically. Panorama: Choose between 180° Pano (captures four photos for landscape images) or 3X3 Pano (merges nine images for a wide and detailed view). Slow Motion: Maximum speed and resolution of 8x at 1080p. Livestreaming: Livestream directly to Facebook, YouTube, or RTMP. Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Motionlapse: Three different time-lapse operations. Hyperlapse automatically integrates Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) for added smoothness. Users have the ability to save individual images separately, record in RAW format, and use ActiveTrack 3.0. Story Mode: Pre-set camera movements, colour profiles and music. Fast Wake: Turns Pocket 2 on instantly and begins filming. Drop Aware: Gimbal locks itself in a safe position when detecting the product falling. Gimbal Locked: Keep the gimbal stable. Pause Recording: Shoot, pause and resume video recording.

    Tap the Gimbal Icon until the top black bar says Follow.


    Intelligent Features for DJI Pocket 2 The DJI Pocket 2 is a smart piece of tech, combining intelligent modes and features to enhance content creation and to make it super easy and intuitive to use. Pro Mode: Control advanced settings like ISO, shutter speed, EV and focus mode. ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject and let Pocket 2 keep it in the frame automatically. Panorama: Choose between 180° Pano (captures four photos for landscape images) or 3X3 Pano (merges nine images for a wide and detailed view). Slow Motion: Maximum speed and resolution of 8x at 1080p. Livestreaming: Livestream directly to Facebook, YouTube, or RTMP. Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Motionlapse: Three different time-lapse operations. Hyperlapse automatically integrates Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) for added smoothness. Users have the ability to save individual images separately, record in RAW format, and use ActiveTrack 3.0. Story Mode: Pre-set camera movements, colour profiles and music. Fast Wake: Turns Pocket 2 on instantly and begins filming. Drop Aware: Gimbal locks itself in a safe position when detecting the product falling. Gimbal Locked: Keep the gimbal stable. Pause Recording: Shoot, pause and resume video recording.

    The pan and tilt axis follow the handle while the roll axis remains level. This is a great gimbal setting for almost every situation.

  4. Select Tilt Lock

    Intelligent Features for DJI Pocket 2 The DJI Pocket 2 is a smart piece of tech, combining intelligent modes and features to enhance content creation and to make it super easy and intuitive to use. Pro Mode: Control advanced settings like ISO, shutter speed, EV and focus mode. ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject and let Pocket 2 keep it in the frame automatically. Panorama: Choose between 180° Pano (captures four photos for landscape images) or 3X3 Pano (merges nine images for a wide and detailed view). Slow Motion: Maximum speed and resolution of 8x at 1080p. Livestreaming: Livestream directly to Facebook, YouTube, or RTMP. Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Motionlapse: Three different time-lapse operations. Hyperlapse automatically integrates Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) for added smoothness. Users have the ability to save individual images separately, record in RAW format, and use ActiveTrack 3.0. Story Mode: Pre-set camera movements, colour profiles and music. Fast Wake: Turns Pocket 2 on instantly and begins filming. Drop Aware: Gimbal locks itself in a safe position when detecting the product falling. Gimbal Locked: Keep the gimbal stable. Pause Recording: Shoot, pause and resume video recording.

    Tap the Gimbal Icon until the top black bar says Tilt Locked.


    Intelligent Features for DJI Pocket 2 The DJI Pocket 2 is a smart piece of tech, combining intelligent modes and features to enhance content creation and to make it super easy and intuitive to use. Pro Mode: Control advanced settings like ISO, shutter speed, EV and focus mode. ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject and let Pocket 2 keep it in the frame automatically. Panorama: Choose between 180° Pano (captures four photos for landscape images) or 3X3 Pano (merges nine images for a wide and detailed view). Slow Motion: Maximum speed and resolution of 8x at 1080p. Livestreaming: Livestream directly to Facebook, YouTube, or RTMP. Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Motionlapse: Three different time-lapse operations. Hyperlapse automatically integrates Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) for added smoothness. Users have the ability to save individual images separately, record in RAW format, and use ActiveTrack 3.0. Story Mode: Pre-set camera movements, colour profiles and music. Fast Wake: Turns Pocket 2 on instantly and begins filming. Drop Aware: Gimbal locks itself in a safe position when detecting the product falling. Gimbal Locked: Keep the gimbal stable. Pause Recording: Shoot, pause and resume video recording.

    In this Gimbal Mode only the tilt axis will follow the handle direction. The roll axis remains level making it perfect for those scenarios where the camera height switches frequently.

  5. Choose FPV

    Intelligent Features for DJI Pocket 2 The DJI Pocket 2 is a smart piece of tech, combining intelligent modes and features to enhance content creation and to make it super easy and intuitive to use. Pro Mode: Control advanced settings like ISO, shutter speed, EV and focus mode. ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject and let Pocket 2 keep it in the frame automatically. Panorama: Choose between 180° Pano (captures four photos for landscape images) or 3X3 Pano (merges nine images for a wide and detailed view). Slow Motion: Maximum speed and resolution of 8x at 1080p. Livestreaming: Livestream directly to Facebook, YouTube, or RTMP. Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Motionlapse: Three different time-lapse operations. Hyperlapse automatically integrates Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) for added smoothness. Users have the ability to save individual images separately, record in RAW format, and use ActiveTrack 3.0. Story Mode: Pre-set camera movements, colour profiles and music. Fast Wake: Turns Pocket 2 on instantly and begins filming. Drop Aware: Gimbal locks itself in a safe position when detecting the product falling. Gimbal Locked: Keep the gimbal stable. Pause Recording: Shoot, pause and resume video recording.

    Tap the Gimbal Icon until the top black bar says FPV.


    Intelligent Features for DJI Pocket 2 The DJI Pocket 2 is a smart piece of tech, combining intelligent modes and features to enhance content creation and to make it super easy and intuitive to use. Pro Mode: Control advanced settings like ISO, shutter speed, EV and focus mode. ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject and let Pocket 2 keep it in the frame automatically. Panorama: Choose between 180° Pano (captures four photos for landscape images) or 3X3 Pano (merges nine images for a wide and detailed view). Slow Motion: Maximum speed and resolution of 8x at 1080p. Livestreaming: Livestream directly to Facebook, YouTube, or RTMP. Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Motionlapse: Three different time-lapse operations. Hyperlapse automatically integrates Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) for added smoothness. Users have the ability to save individual images separately, record in RAW format, and use ActiveTrack 3.0. Story Mode: Pre-set camera movements, colour profiles and music. Fast Wake: Turns Pocket 2 on instantly and begins filming. Drop Aware: Gimbal locks itself in a safe position when detecting the product falling. Gimbal Locked: Keep the gimbal stable. Pause Recording: Shoot, pause and resume video recording.

    Pan, tilt and roll axis all follow the handle which creates an FPV type of shot. This is great for action shots and creating immersive video content.

  6. Press and Hold Lower Right Button

    Intelligent Features for DJI Pocket 2 The DJI Pocket 2 is a smart piece of tech, combining intelligent modes and features to enhance content creation and to make it super easy and intuitive to use.  Pro Mode: Control advanced settings like ISO, shutter speed, EV and focus mode. ActiveTrack 3.0: Select a subject and let Pocket 2 keep it in the frame automatically. Panorama: Choose between 180° Pano (captures four photos for landscape images) or 3X3 Pano (merges nine images for a wide and detailed view). Slow Motion: Maximum speed and resolution of 8x at 1080p. Livestreaming: Livestream directly to Facebook, YouTube, or RTMP. Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Motionlapse: Three different time-lapse operations. Hyperlapse automatically integrates Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) for added smoothness. Users have the ability to save individual images separately, record in RAW format, and use ActiveTrack 3.0.  Story Mode: Pre-set camera movements, colour profiles and music. Fast Wake: Turns Pocket 2 on instantly and begins filming. Drop Aware: Gimbal locks itself in a safe position when detecting the product falling. Gimbal Locked: Keep the gimbal stable. Pause Recording: Shoot, pause and resume video recording.

    This will completely lock the gimbal. The camera becomes unresponsive towards the movement of the handle.

 

 

 

The DJI Pocket 2 is an incredible creative addition to the ever growing DJI Osmo family.

These quirky Gimbal Settings allow you to take control and shoot quality content.

Be sure to test each Gimbal Setting out and experiment with all modes.

If you require any assistance or support for your DJI Pocket 2 give us a call or email us.


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