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instant HEART ATTACK, can it get any closer?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Glenshadow, May 18, 2014.

  1. Glenshadow

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    Was out filming this during sunrise this morning:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8psvgO843bk

    I just kind of 'zoned out' for a brief moment while flying (not used to getting up at 5am on Sundays to get the beach to myself!), and then just about had a god damned heart attack when I snapped out of it:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vDgHeJ0nXg

    If that had been an INCH closer, it would have been disaster instead of me counting my lucky stars.

    Fly careful boys!
     
  2. Dirty Bird

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    Close...

    The bird didn't like it much either...lol
     
  3. tlastrange

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    Wow.


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  5. denofr

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    There has to be a new name for this type of fright, maybe a phanting heart attack :eek:
     
  6. Flyboy

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    SO close...
     
  7. doug86

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    When I watched, I said "Oh $h't" out loud. Glad you missed it. Shadow tells how close you really were. Yikes
     
  8. beachvision

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    HOLY **** BALLS BATMAN...that was a close call
     
  9. streetreporter

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    Go buy a lottery ticket
     
  10. anomac

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    After you put your heart back in the right place you must have thought "Pretty nice footage!" Thanks for sharing!
     
  11. happydays

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    I just shouted F*** out loud in the office.

    :eek:
     
  12. ShoreBird

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    Coffee before early morning flights should be a new rule for you OP...
     
  13. EMCSQUAR

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    Glen, first off nice footage. Re: "close call" - sometimes the "old GoPro" makes things look alot closer than they actually are. If you were flying w/FPV it can be really deceiving, sometimes you'll think you flew right up to a target and you'll find your still 30 ft out.
    But overall - yes heed the the words Fly Careful.
     
  14. Mori55

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    What camera settings are you using ? I don't see any fisheye.
     
  15. Glenshadow

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    There was very little fish-eye because in 99% of all my shots I am pointing the camera straight ahead of the drone in order to minimize it's impact on the central most portions of the picture.
     
  16. Mori55

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    Ok thanks !