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A little fun in and around the canyons in Utah

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by 2nd2non, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. 2nd2non

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    Here's some quick cuts of aerial footage on a road trip up Interstate 15 California through Utah.

     
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    One of the best drone vids I've seen yet! very high production.

    I went that route a few months ago and really wanted to get some footage of the Ivanpah Solar Collector. I was a worried 1) that someone would complaint an 2) of the high heat generator. I was going to do as you did, stay well away from the collectors. However, when I drove through the wind was blowing about 30mph. It is still on my bucket list.
     
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    Great job. Excellent camera work. You have obviously done this before. Good example for beginners here.
     
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    Thanks for the comments. Check out my other vids on my channel.
    Wind is always high through that valley where Ivanpah is located. I had to adjust my departure day to accommodate. Was fortunately able to fly when wind was only around 10mph. The next day it was back up to 20-30 plus gusts.
     
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    Everything I've learned has come from this forum! So happy to share and answer questions of beginners. We all start out as Noobs
     
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    Great video!! Wish you would have spent more time at that solar array! Love the red rock. It really pops against the blue sky. Did you have a CPL filter?


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    great video. I lived in Utah..figured there would be plenty of good stuff to shoot
     
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    I may have more clips from solar farm on the full length cut. I used the Polar Pro cinema series ND16/Pol filters for most cuts. Works well if the angle vs sun is correct otherwise it can make sky color uneven. Unfortunately you can't see this easily when shooting in D-Log, -3contrast.
     
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    Yes, there are soooo many beautiful sights to film in Utah. I merely touched a small area
     
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    Absolutely beautiful bro! I have lots of aircrafts and really only use them to fly distance, I usually don't even record my flights so I can save every ounce of power for the distance.
    But that was inspiring and I may just take one of them out for some quick videos instead of beating them up for mileage. Thank you
     
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    We were just up there a few weeks ago and got some video as well - I KNEW I should have stopped at the solar array but was worried that if I flew the drone too close it would melt!

     
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    Yes, but I went end of winter. Spring/summer is too hot and windy. I wouldn't risk it either.
    Nice vid- you definitely went deeper into Utah than I did. Loving the spring vibrancy. Give it a month and everything green will be brown
     
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    We learned our lesson.. Hit 108°F in Moab and it was so windy most of the time I couldn't put the bird up or when it was up it was blowing all over..
     
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    108F ouch!! I wonder if there is a point where the quad would just shut down
     
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    I didnt have any problems and from what I've read, usually the phone or tablet will shut down before the quad.. I spend a lot of time at Salton Sea (I was the first person to ever walk around it's shoreline) and in summer it can hit 120°F.. I havn't had the quad there on the SUPER hot days, but had it up a few times in 105F-110F with no problems yet.
     
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    @NotARubicon...

    Do you have a YouTube channel? If so, I'd totally sub you. Great video!!


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    Yes, please be sure to subscribe to 2and2non's channel.. I feel bad for 'jakin his thread.
     
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