DJI Osmo Oscillation with Litchi app SOLVED!!

I recently purchased the DJI Osmo to test out and use for video and timelapse production. I was disappointed that the DJI Go app timelapse feature did not take advantage of the pan and tilt with the gimbal to create great looking panning timelapse sequences. Then I learned about Litchi who have created apps for DJI drones and the DJI Osmo and I was pleasantly surprised at some of the great features on both the applications. The Litchi app allows you to set starting and end points for creating a panning timelapse. Unfortunately I was disappointed after  bringing in the resulting sequences into premiere to edit. There is very noticeable oscillation when it comes to the movement of the camera head in the timelapse sequence. I have emailed Litchi to ask if they were going to fix it anytime soon in an app update. Below is there offical response.


This oscillation is caused by a hardware issue with osmo. It can be fixed using stabilization in post, refer to this page for more info:

So I had already looked at stabilizing the footage in Premiere Pro and it worked really well as you can see in the video below. It’s a shame it is a hardware issue. I will have to look into the DJI Osmo Mobile next as I see there is some amazing features available for panning timelapse on that and will be interested to see if there is any oscillation there too.

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