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1st Flights - Memorial Day Vets Cemetary

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by EliasD, May 27, 2014.

  1. EliasD

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    OKay,
    Finally managed to get my camera & viewers (iphone 4,5,droid & mini ipad) working together so decided to get a video of the local Veterans Cemetary with the flags out for Memorial Day.

    The crashes I only clipped out where it flew over me, I do not like being on video. The flybys were clipped to remove boring flights over plain grass & parking areas, & it was sped up to 4x to shorten it some from 12 minutes originally.

    Flyby- http://youtu.be/LjxHZ49cwak

    Crashes- http://youtu.be/UhXZNVyyRPU

    The 2 crashes came on the 2nd battery & I'm not sure why, it was pulling a large circle around me so I put it down hard both times. The only thing I can think of is it didnt have gps lock & was trying to RTH but I had only moved about 30ft from the original spot, the software hasnt been updated.

    Oh well, enjoy.
     
  2. Ozzyguy

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    Nice if a bit jittery which obviously you can''t help much. Tell me about the soundtrack. Is that the same guy who sings dads (As in Baghdad) gunna kill me?
     
  3. EliasD

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    Sorry, thought I had added the song credits to the flyover, here it is.. Music is by Warrior Spirit Band "Going Home" Live
    http://www.warriorspiritband.com
    You can dl their 4 songs here.. http://www.reverbnation.com/warriorspiritband

    Dont think they did that song ya mentioned but it looks like the group has been having issues so it could be a splintered off singer or something.

    Yeah, I tried cutting out the worst stuff I could, spots where I spun it in air to get a better view. It was my first time flying with the camera so I was watching the fc more than my monitor. We have storms moving in this eve/tommorrow so I'm holding off on flying more & practicing with the camera. I just got 2 more batteries (4 now) so at around 12 mins per I can get in quite a bit of practice. :lol:
    Plus I should be getting my warning buzzers tommorrow as they are sitting at the local PO now, got to love tracking packages. :p So I sit here this evening thinking of places to go flying that wont have a lot of trees or people to bug me but that have something interesting to look at.

    It did teach me a good lesson.. dont tilt the camera so much straight down then think you will get good shots if the stuff being videoed is more vertical than horizontal. :roll: