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Matson ship being loaded at the Port of Tacoma

Discussion in 'Photos and Videos' started by Ed Beck, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. Ed Beck

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    Great day to video a ship being loaded. Get a nice view of Mt. Rainier as I come around the stern.

     
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    Ed- Do you think DHS, CBP, or some other Alphabet Agency might object to drones flying around the port? That's considered Critical Infrastructure in DHS' eyes.

    You could tell them you were shooting Mt. Rainier and the port got in your way...
     
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    I had permission. I was there as a subcontractor for another photographer.

    Good idea on the port being in the way.
     
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    But yeah, absolutely don't go on any facilities like that without permission.
     
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    Ed, nice footage, nice flying... What software do you use to stabilize?
     
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    Just my own two thumbs.

    Almost everything I shoot is an MPCC. I use up a battery planning the flight, then after a battery change I send Solo out on the course.

    Thanks, I'm glad you like it.
     
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    looks like you've gotten the solo finely tuned then... what mods have you done to reduce the vibrations?
     
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    Nothing, I haven't done anything to the vibration.
     
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    Well, you painted it orange. You must be doing something right!
     
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    Yeah, painting Solo orange or some other color is something I highly recommend. When it was black I was constantly loosing sight of it when I flew in front of fir trees, which we have in abundance in the PNW
     
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    That's it for me! The next person who asks what to do about no live video feed, or asks what upgrades to perform, or wonders why they don't have camera control... I'm recommending that they paint Solo orange!
     
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    I kept running into children in the park. So I painted mine yellow and put one of those back up beepers that trucks use on it. Problem solved.
     
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    Very nicely done. Now I want a Peau lensed GoPro. Tired of the ole fisheye. Is that you in the bottom left corner at the end?
     
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    You are the master of MPCC...nicely done. Thanks for the share, very inspiring.
     
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    Thanks for the compliment. I really appreciate it.