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Why you should not buy the DJI Osmo Pocket 3

Blanc Creative – Commercial Photography, Video and Podcast Production

Is the DJI Osmo Pocket 3 Really worth the hype. or is it the Ultimate Creative Companion for Every Adventurer

This review is written through the eyes our Norwich Video Production team, whoare used to shooting with ‘real’cameras. We’ve been in the game for over ten years and have been avid Sony fans

We shoot with the FX6 and FX3 rigs hooked up to Atomos Ninja Ultras, shoot in Pro Res or Raw and grade pretty much everything post shoot.

The thought of grabbing those important BTS shots or short form video for clients, where budgets don’t match the type of work required shooting with our production equipment, choices are pretty slim.

Creative content with something as tiny as a DJI Osmo Pocket 3 was always going to be a bone of contention.

So we thought we’d open up a real review and you let everybody know what we think of the latest offering and see if this baby of a camera really meets the hype

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Streamlined Design, Robust Capabilities

The moment you pick up the DJI Osmo Pocket 3, you’ll notice its elegant, compact form.

Don’t let its size fool you— On first inspection, the camera looks tiny and you think, what is this really capable of? It’s never going to cut it for delivering client content.

You’ve seen the amazing DJI adverts showcasing beautifully graded footage and wonder if it’s all some kind of wizardry that means in reality, you’re going top need to empty the services of a cinematographer and a colour grader to make the most of your DJI Osmo Pocket 3.

As soon as you hit the power switch and the screen lights up, things change. The Pocket 3 is a beautifully designed piece of kit that feels really ergonomic and natural in the hand.

It has a plastic sleeve that protects the camera when it;s packed away and it’s small enough to take anywhere with you. As a Norwich Commercial Photographer, I’ve always found carrying any kind of camera around when you’re not working, is a bit of a cumbersome problem. Even worse if Iyou want to onboard a video camera for those ‘Oh, I wish I could have filmed that’ moments.

The amount of times I’ve been out and sen situations unfold that would have warranted a You need to make an effort. Phones

Despite its small stature, it’s packed with robust features that promise big results.

Steady and Smooth: Advanced Gimbal Technology

Forget about blurry or shaky videos; the Osmo Pocket 3 is equipped with a top-tier 3-axis gimbal that keeps your footage unbelievably smooth. Whether you’re capturing your morning jog through a park or documenting a scenic bike ride, this camera ensures your videos are stable and professional-looking, making your audience feel right there with you.

Crisp Images, Day or Night

The DJI Osmo Pocket 3 shines with its ability to capture sharp, vibrant images even in low-light conditions. With a sensor optimized for clarity and color accuracy, your photos and videos come alive with detail. And with 4K resolution at 60 fps, your audience can enjoy your stories in stunning, lifelike quality.

Versatility at Your Fingertips

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One of the standout features of the Dji Osmo Pocket 3 is its flexibility in shooting formats.

With just a simple flick on the touchscreen, you can switch between short-form videos, perfect for social media shares, and long-form videos for more in-depth storytelling.

This adaptability makes it an invaluable tool for creators who love to mix up their content styles and changing formats is instantaneous with not requirements to even reset your shooting position. It’s a fantastic piece of ingenuity.

Enhanced Audio and Creative Modes

Pair your visual storytelling with crystal-clear sound by connecting the DJI Microphones to your Osmo Pocket 3. This compatibility ensures your videos have professional-grade audio, matching the high-quality visuals. Moreover, unleash your creativity with the impressive motion lapse capabilities. Whether it’s capturing the slow movement of clouds or the busy nighttime traffic, these features allow you to add a captivating, cinematic touch to your videos.

 Does the battery stand-up. Claims of long-lasting shoot times for uninterrupted creativity

The longer battery life of the Osmo Pocket 3 claims you can shoot for hours without missing a beat.

We did find that shooting around 10 x 5 minute motion lapse scenes did significantly drain the battery.

We think if you’re on a heavy schedule with the Dji Osmo Pocket 3, investing in additional batteries or taking out something that can re-charge the batteries is a sensible option. The upside, ids that battery charging is absolutely phenomenal.

The quick charge feature is rapid so if you have access to an electric point and a USB-C charger, your shooting won’t have much interruption.

Why you should not buy the DJI Osmo Pocket 3

We can’t think of any reason why you wouldn’t want to buy the The DJI Osmo Pocket 3. It’s not just another gadget;

it’s a comprehensive creative tool that pushes the boundaries of what a compact camera can do. It combines ease of use with advanced features, making it accessible for beginners and indispensable for professionals.

If you’re looking for a device that enhances your ability to capture and share your world, the Osmo Pocket 3 is your perfect companion.

About Blanc Creative 

Investing in a Norwich Photographer that only specialises in commercial imagery and business video production services, means that you’re definitely in safe hands. If it’s a commercial project and you haven’t seen any photography that reflects what you;re looking for, contact the Blanc Creative Team Here and they will be thrilled to forward you examples of similar projects in the chosen field you’re after.

You’ll find our work on many sites including Forestry England, Lovewell Blake Chartered Accountants, The Norse Group, Great Yarmouth Racecourse,

To speak with Blanc Creative, you can email using E:, fill in the contact form directly from the Blanc Creative Website or speak with Lee Blanchflower non-person on M: 07871 364041


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