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It's hard to see any detail in my Time Lapse...the white filament seems to be bleached out

Camera model Microsoft HD LifeCam

**What is the problem?**Time Lapse Video seems bleached out. It's hard to see any detail of the white filament.

What did you already try to solve it? Adjusted the lighting...helped very little.

Logs (/var/log/webcamd.log, syslog, dmesg, ... no logs, no support)

Additional information about your setup (OctoPrint version, OctoPi version, ...)

Those are the parameters you can change in the octopi.txt for usb cams

[-d | --device ].......: video device to open (your camera)
[-r | --resolution ]...: the resolution of the video device,
                         can be one of the following strings:
                         QSIF QCIF CGA QVGA CIF VGA 
                         SVGA XGA SXGA 
                         or a custom value like the following
                         example: 640x480
[-f | --fps ]..........: frames per second
                         (activates YUYV format, disables MJPEG)
[-m | --minimum_size ].: drop frames smaller then this limit, useful
                         if the webcam produces small-sized garbage frames
                         may happen under low light conditions
[-e | --every_frame ]..: drop all frames except numbered
[-n | --no_dynctrl ]...: do not initalize dynctrls of Linux-UVC driver
[-l | --led ]..........: switch the LED "on", "off", let it "blink" or leave
                         it up to the driver using the value "auto"
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[-t | --tvnorm ] ......: set TV-Norm pal, ntsc or secam
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Optional parameters (may not be supported by all cameras):

[-br ].................: Set image brightness (auto or integer)
[-co ].................: Set image contrast (integer)
[-sh ].................: Set image sharpness (integer)
[-sa ].................: Set image saturation (integer)
[-cb ].................: Set color balance (auto or integer)
[-wb ].................: Set white balance (auto or integer)
[-ex ].................: Set exposure (auto, shutter-priority, aperature-priority, or integer)
[-bk ].................: Set backlight compensation (integer)
[-rot ]................: Set image rotation (0-359)
[-hf ].................: Set horizontal flip (true/false)
[-vf ].................: Set vertical flip (true/false)
[-pl ].................: Set power line filter (disabled, 50hz, 60hz, auto)
[-gain ]...............: Set gain (auto or integer)
[-cagc ]...............: Set chroma gain control (auto or integer)
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Here a quick guide on how to change those parameters

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Thank you for that list. I guess I can ssh in and make changes to these settings. I wonder if they will come into effect when I change and save or will I need to reboot? Hopefully I can make these changes and see the effect instantly so I don't have to test and reboot constantly.

Once you save, run sudo service webcamd restart and the changes will be picked up. A lot quicker than rebooting.

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