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Christmas light display

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by NorthernObserver, Dec 24, 2014.

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    Looks like there were a lot of people out enjoying the lights. While the red & green lights on the Phantom are festive, the red ones will cast that red glow in your footage. I learned that the hard way when I filmed fireworks on my first night filming, tape em up. Were you where people could see you piloting it? Just curious if you drew a crowd. They really stand out in the sky at night for a long ways.
     
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    Little black electrical tape over those LED's would do the trick. Nice Vid, just got me in the festive mood ..
     
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    This was my first night flight, I'll remember to tape the LED's next time as they sure stand out in the night sky, no doubt about it. I was flying non-FPV, no problem seeing where the Phantom 2 was heading, I was in a parking lot across the road. I find people friendly enough, but they can be very distracting to me trying to strike up a conversation during a flight like this that demands full concentration.
     
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    Very cool! What setting did you use for video? I've tried a couple night shots and have had less than favourable results.