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  1. Will T

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    I just purchased a my first drone. I have a 12 year old son and we love it. However, I am hearing a fair amount of skepticism when I talk about flying to other folks. The thing that comes up the most is "privacy invasion". Some folks think flying is cool but to be honest the sentiment is a hearing is not really a positive one. I am a photographer/videographer. I plan on incorporating the drone captured images into my business. I am just kind of curious what kind of feedback other folks are hearing.

    Thanks :)
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  2. TK-421

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    Stick to the FAA guidelines (and common sense) and you can't be faulted for any of the common complaints.


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  3. Corey Tucker

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    just try to fly where people don't know where you're flying and you can film anything you want. one thing i do is take off from one spot, and then drive to where i want to film while controlling the drone from inside the car. i get the footage still inside the car so nobody knows who's flying it, then i fly and drive away and land somewhere else. that way you are totally undetected and can film whatever you want, wherever you want.
     
  4. Jussaguy

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    I started a thread, and even if you can't show that the info about this, you can tell them about it.

    This has been around for decades (home made giga-pixel cameras) and it completely invalidates the whole privacy issue. You can't see anything from a UAS. You can see about as much as you can see from an airplane and even if you are stupid enough to go snooping in someone's backyard, you have more of a chance of crashing than you do of actually seeing something that like a peeping tom would enjoy I guess.

    Show this to the next person that says the P4 or drones have "killed privacy"!
     
  5. Will T

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    My whole thing is.......I was really surprised by the number of negative reactions. It seems there are a fair number of folks out there who really believe their personal space is about to be completely invaded. However, when I flew it on the beach, there were quite a few folks who thought it was really neat. Mostly folks 25 and younger. There seem to be 2 schools of thought when it comes to drones. 1. It is totally friggin awesome or 2. This is a sign of the coming apocalypse.
     
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  6. scatmanr1

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    You will always draw a crowd especially younger people. But older folks that are not familiar with the hobby will really take a disliking to them. Mostly because of all the news reports. I had one neighbor tell me that another neighbor in on hood called him and said " I think there's a drone flying around here " luckily the guy he called really likes them.


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  7. Jussaguy

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    Hahaha! The two schools of thought are barely hyperbole. So true.