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Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Mikebike, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. Mikebike

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    The Charlotte NBC affiliate, WCNC, used over 20 seconds of the Rocky River vid to open the 5:00 news, fullscreen! I wasn't sure if they were going to use any of it, much less so prominently, so I wasn't prepared to record the broadcast but they also opened the weather segment with another clip. I captured that with my phone for proof.:)



    We've had a record breaking wet fall in the North Carolina Piedmont so I've tried to capture some decent video and stills while trying to learn how to fly. The 1st vid was shot with about 2 hours on the P3P.



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    I'm going to use this thread as a catch all for upcoming pic/vids, check back in.

    This video is from a couple of weeks after the RR vid. I should have used a different filter apparently.:rolleyes:
     
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    That's awesome! Congratulations.
     
  4. Mikebike

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    Thanks RRich.:grinning:

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    A flooded Pee Dee River at the Hwy. 109 boat launch between Mt.Gilead and Wadesboro NC.
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    Remains of Wisscasset Mills in Albemarle, a smokestack, 200' tall.
    This area is slated to be a large sports field complex by the end of 2016.
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    The dye vats on the dye house rooftop.
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    The Carolina Thread Trail in the foreground was formally a rail spur that brought raw mat.l to the plant and hauled finished textiles out until the late '90's.
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    A star is born! You're famous! Will you autograph my bird?!

    But seriously, congrats. That would be cool to have your work featured on TV like that.
     
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    You know I'd sign it! Just mail it to me, with a charged battery, I'll even pay the shipping.:p
    Thank ya, it was def nice to get some (free) exposure for my time.

    Btw, I busted my *** while dual sporting the TAT across your state, the vid is around here somewhere..

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    Thanks to this forum for pointers on settings, here's some stills from my 1st attempt at nite flying.
    Downtown Albemarle NC
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    Great thread neighbor (well globally speaking LOL).

    Watch your PM's you've got one coming.
     
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    Thanks BigAl.:grinning:

    Another shot from the Lillys Bridge area on Lake Tillery, only 10 mins from the house.
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    Answering questions, again.;)
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    Fall Dam on the Yadkin River. Uwharrie Natl Forest on the left side of the river.
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    A riding buddy from Maryland came thru Albemarle last week on his DRZ400, I lead him to a good campsite near Pageland SC. I hauled *** back home.:p
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    Nice pics Mike, You and I should really get together since we live in the same town. I live south of town headed toward Aquadale.
     
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    Thanks Carl, sounds good to me. We're on Valley Dr near Morrow Mtn SP.
    Pming ya.
     
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    Hey Mike, like all your pics, but especially the old Allstar Dairy silos. Nice job!
     
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    Thank you Carl.:grinning: I'm always trying to find interesting subjects.
    The last few weeks of record rainfall haven't made it easy to get fresh stuff, I'm ready to fly!
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    Mike - your videos were impressive, and to have them appear on the news...congrats! However, aside from your videos, your still photos are beautiful! I hope I can get shots as good as you did, those are beautiful! I liked all of them, wanted to give you props for the photo with the Phantom Shadow on the wall, cool! Thanks for sharing!!
     
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    Thanks so much Shaba. Without comments like yours and the other kind replies, the time to post can feel wasted.

    Pics from today at Morrow Mountain State Park.
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    That's awesome. Did you contact them trying to sell them your footage ?


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