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My Phantom 3 Pro got me in the Newspaper!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SpoonDronetography, Jul 29, 2015.

  1. SpoonDronetography

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    ......and it was for a good reason!! I had posted a video of the Carolina Field of Honor, a local veteran's memorial, and the local Parks and Rec decided to put it on their website. That caught the attention of the local newspaper and they reached out to me about doing an interview. I agreed and it actually went well. The typical "can you spy" and "are they creepy" came up. I explained that its not as possible as people think and they are quite loud so it takes away the stealth aspect of it. She was actually very pro-aerial imagery so it was pretty cool. She wrote up and awesome article though and even sent people over to my website and YouTube channel, and told people to subscribe for more! It was really cool, check out my site and YouTube below for me. They even mentioned me possibly shooting some aerial shots for them once my 333 Exemption comes through in the next few weeks, as I have been waiting awhile.

    YouTube: Spoon Dronetography
    Website: Spoon Dronetography - I even made a new trailer for my website with some newer video I have shot.
     

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  2. LUISMARTINEZ

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    Well done! We need all the positive PR we can get...
     
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  3. SpoonDronetography

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    Believe me I know, my only goal in the interview was to put a positive light on quads and drones. I didn't even care about my own gain. It was cool though.
     
  4. Suwaneeguy

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    FYI, the link you provided to your website came up with another video.
    But I did find the CFOH video easily.
    Good job. The park should at least donate a case of beer to ya!
     
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  5. Joe Ernster

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    That is awesome!
     
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  6. SpoonDronetography

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    Thanks! I got it fixed. I am pretty lucky that around here the market hasn't become saturated with people doing aerial photography so I may still have a chance to get a little side business outside of my real job.
     
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    Nice to hear good things. I will PM you with some questions regarding the exemption of you don't mind. Don't want to take away from your post by asking here. Have fun and good luck with your endeavors.
     
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    Good work!
     
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  9. SpoonDronetography

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    Thanks again guys!
     
  10. grrquadman

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    "SpoonD"
    -Finally we get to see some good press - Thanks !!!
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    Love, Peace, and Quads.
     
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  11. SpoonDronetography

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    Thanks! That was my goal going in there! I was fully expecting a negative turn on the conservation at any point, but luckily she was very pro-aerial photo/video so it made it better. It has given my YouTube a nice little boost too.
     
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    Very well done! You're a natural at framing shots and editing. The good press is a nice bonus.
     
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  13. SpoonDronetography

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    Thanks! I've been keeping my toes wet in video since I was about 16 and I'm 25 now, it's been awesome to get this aerial view on some shots I've always wanted. I have some good friends that are really into cars which you might have seen in my other videos. They want to start partnering up with their car club and getting some unique views on meets or rolling shots. Can't wait to see what will come out of it. Thanks again guys for all the support too. I'm planning on keeping to bring the positive press for this amazing and wonderful hobby.
     
  14. BlackHawk388

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    I hear you on the car club!

    My 2011 GT taken with my D90.

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    Good Work!

    Greedings from Europe - Portugal!
     
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    I'm a fan of red! Very nice!! Also thanks Mordor!
     
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  17. Mordor

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    You welcome!
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    A Muscle Car....dammmmmm!
     
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    we both have 2011's.... I just turned 60k on it.
     
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    Nice job buddy. Looks like you're headed for the "Ambassador's Club", if we had one. :)
     
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  20. SpoonDronetography

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    Thanks man! I've been contacted by another newspaper locally that's more regional and bigger. I'm pretty pumped.
     
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