Cascades Sunrise from my house

Discussion in 'Landscape' started by Jim Dockery, Dec 3, 2018.

  1. Jim Dockery

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    Took the drone up for a looksee for sunrise this morning. Didn't appear too exciting from my front yard, but once I was a couple hundred feet up this opened up! Click through for a larger gallery version.

    DJI MP2, 8 RAW images, processed and stitched in ACR
     
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    You are going to drive me crazy with this drone. I love this shot.
     
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    I agree with Alan, are drones and smart phones the wave of the future for photography? This would be impossible without the possibility of an Arial vantage point. Very nice.
     
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    That's really pretty, Jim.
     
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    Very nice photo. I need to get my drone out and get some pictures. I really enjoy seeing other peoples drone shots like this.
     
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    Very cool Jim. That’s an amazing cloudscape.

    How high up can the drone go?
     
  7. Jim Dockery

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    Jim, the drone can fly up to 500 feet Above your take off altitude. Since I live on a hill about 300 feet high it adds up. Thanks for all the comments everyone.
     
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    I have a friend who get's some very impressive shots with a drone. I keep wanting to get one, but I'm terrible with the kind of hand- eye coordination it takes to be good at flying one. I've never been good at video games, or RC planes or cars. That's a really nice image Jim, but I think I'm stuck down here on the ground.
     
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  9. Jim Dockery

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    Bill, it just takes practice. I wasn't comfortable getting close to trees etc. until I had many hours of flying under my belt. Getting shots like this is dead easy though - just push forward on the left stick to go straight up a few hundred feet, then rotate, shoot, repeat getting the shots for a pano. The drone stays incredibly stable in no wind.
     
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    Excellent, Jim. Came out beautifully.
     
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    Yikes, you are making Santa's credit card itch every time I see one of these amazing drone captures :) Great stuff - amazing what a little altitude can do!

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