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Cherry Blossoms (Can You Spot What's Wrong With This Video?)

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Andrey320, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. Andrey320

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    There are several things "wrong" with this short clip... how many can you spot?
    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j71Lb6Wz8nk[/youtube]
     
  2. miket234

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    Re: Cherry Blossoms (Can You Spot What's Wrong With This Vid

    I'm thinking you were not flying, but walking the bird?? There were a lot of twigs contacted for the bird to keep going. Also maybe the dude is taking care of business on the pole across the street?? Those cherry blossoms will be pretty, soon!
     
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    The dog walker across the street only pretended to pick up the poop?

    Are those cherry blossoms or plum tree blossoms?
     
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    Good eye on not flying Mike! But how is it up so high? I hope the dude was not taking care of his own business....

    Clipper, another good catch! But I also hope he wasn't pretending.... Don't know if those are cherry or plum, just assuming.
     
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    There's no snow. I thought everyone had snow now. It must be California.

    Altitude appears to be about 10 feet by looking at the building on the right.

    There does seem to be the typical "dip" that accompanies a person's step.
    Either the dude is TALL, or the bird is on a stick so the branches don't take it out.
    When I hit that many branches, I "eat it, big time". Maybe I need to get carbon fiber props to trim the branches. :lol:

    Hey miket234,
    Welcome to the forum. Watcha flying?
     
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    nice way to increase video view count.. lol :lol:
     
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    1. The dog walker didn't really pick up the poop.
    2. His dog is named "Tiger." That's really a cat's name.
    3. The driver of the silver car has let his insurance lapse.
    4. And needs new wiper blades.

    If the video maker was walking and not flying, it's not wrong unless he states he was flying.
     
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    :D Y'all are funny! I knew you'd find way more things "wrong" than I saw....

    So the obviously wrong thing is that I am not flying but carrying the GoPro which is stabilized by a FY-Tech G3 gimbal. Gimbal / GoPro / and an old HTC EVO (used as a display and remote) are extended with this simple home-made "collapsible extension boom".

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    The gimbal does a good job at controlling jitteriness and slowing pans (when in that setting) but cannot eliminate the large step motion. The footage is also "massaged" with a ProDad Mercalli filter to smooth it out a bit. I'll have to work on my ninja skills and report back at a later date.

    The other thing that "wrong" with this video is the focus sometimes becomes poop (literally in this case) when you are not aware of your surrounding.

    Everybody wins! Thank you for playing!
     
  9. miket234

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    Thanks for the welcome! I bought my Vision+ at the beginning of the year...my first non-indoor flyer. Just love getting outside flying and learning from others on sites like this! I am in Lawrenceville, Georgia...a suburb of Atlanta.
     
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    Right on Mike, that was fun. :cool:

    Okay, so I missed by pretty close to 2,000 miles.
    I need you to work on that focus thing so I can get a better look at license plates. Thanks :lol:

    Practice walking with a book balanced on your head. It does help with the dip in the step.
    I learned that in modeling school. :lol:
     
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    IflyinWY has the smoothest pirouette you can imagine.
     
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    I'll take your word for it Clipper....
    IflyinWY, great tip! I was on the wrong track with studying Ninja. I'll take up ballet, the whole star throwing thing was way too dangerous and I really didn't see any connection to filming anyway....
     
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    Funny you should mention that Clipper, I can whirl with the best of them. :D
    I spent a few months traveling with The White Oak Dance Project back in the early 90's. Still have the jacket.

    There are some great throwing techniques derived from dance Andrey320.
     

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    Well then, I envy you. I'm about as graceful as Roseann Barr on a donkey. It's obvious, God gave my rhythm to someone else.