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Tehachapi Loop with trains

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by ChrisA, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. ChrisA

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    Visited the Tehachapi Loop last weekend, got lucky and caught some Trains. This is one of them. All the video was shot using Litchi. This was my third mission, I think I'll stop counting now.

     
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    Yes time to stop counting. Looks like you know the llitchi app well enough.....Awsome vid. Thanks for letting us see it
     
  3. fastsmiles

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    Really liked the opening scenes, great video. Perfect music selection. I had to watch it twice!
     
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    There is an area near where I live with a lot of train activity (Cajon Pass) and great places for photos/flying but I've been worried about rules/laws concerning flying around trains/over tracks, etc.. Are there any rules/restrictions around trains, train-tracks, or Southern Pacific property? I guess it's not like my 42oz plastic drone is going to hurt a freight-train but you never know what kind of [stupid] rules their may be.
     
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  6. ChrisA

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    I do not know of or have not seen anything specific to trains, unless that falls under "sensitive infrastructure". I guess it could. There isn't a consumer or professional drone on the market that would "hurt" one of these beasts. I originally purchased my Phantom specifically to photograph trains and trackage in the LA Harbor and Alameda Corridor to do research for my model railroad, it is 75% of what I film. I hope they don't stop me which is why you don't see more of my train videos here. I try to be very careful and i do follow the "rules" as I interpret them. mostly i just try to fly under the radar, get in and out quick.
     
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    Absolutely epic. Nice work.
     
  8. ChrisA

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    Thank you