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Photo from Pt. Dume (Tony Stark/Iron Man Mansion)

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by drawinglines, Apr 20, 2013.

  1. drawinglines

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    Here are three photos I stitched together from a flight this week at Pt. Dume in Malibu, CA. This is the location that was used as Tony Stark's mansion in the Iron Man movies. I run a Phantom with a 2 axis gimbal and a GoPro Hero3 Black. I was flying about 200 yards over the ocean at an estimated altitude of 200ft (that estimate may be way off). I've been trying to get this shot for a week but the winds are pretty constant at the point. They were about 5kts when I shot this.


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    Larger photo here:

    http://joshbolton.com/images/Pt-Dume-4-18-2013-Wide.jpg
     
  2. Sac D

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    That's awesome looking.

    No worries flying over the water for so long?
     
  3. drawinglines

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    I was a nervous wreck flying over the water:)
     
  4. drawinglines

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    Yesterday I "lost" the Phantom over the water. No clouds and a bright early morning sun made it "disappear" into the sky as it was climbing.

    I was pretty worried but turned my transmitter off. This was my first time trying the "return home safe" function and it worked like a charm. I didn't see the Phantom until it was a few hundred feet directly overhead. Those were a long few minutes.

    Here is a photo snapped from the peak of the Phantom being "lost".

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  5. Sac D

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    OMG. Did you try switching to GPS mode and HomeLock first?

    Good thing RTH worked!
     
  6. Gizmo3000

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    where's the house?? :D

    Great shot! Just imagine what it would have taken to get a similar shot just a few years ago.
    (**** I shoulda gone to the beach yesterday).

    aint RTH awesome!? (when it works)
     
  7. pwright

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    Those are great shots!
     
  8. ads1212

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    Nice shots. :). How did you blur the white sure hitting the rocks?
     
  9. drawinglines

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    No blur added. The only thing i did with the photos was adjust the color a little.
     
  10. drawinglines

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    Yeah, I tried both modes but never saw the Phantom. RTH was my last resort.