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Took some video of dolphins at Panama City Beach this week

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by raynist, Sep 30, 2016.

  1. raynist

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    first time flying over water and no issues at all. Flew in P mode with OA off for more speed. Took about 20 flights. Varied height from 70ft to 400ft. Had to hand catch a few times to not stir up the sand.

    Video is unedited and kind of long. Height from 70ft to 300ft and up to about 1200ft from shore.



    --Ray
     
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  2. ftttu

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    Hey! Those weren't dolphins, those were SHARKS!!!! Sharks I tell ya'!!!


    Really nice footage. I would love to capture something similar here along the Texas Gulf Coast, but they water is way too murky for anything similar to your footage. I would get them breaching, but all of their underwater antics wouldn't be viewable.

    Again, really nice! Dolphins aren't my favorite animals for nothing.
     
  3. raynist

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    Believe me, I looked for sharks every day and couldn't find any (probabaky a good thing!!!). I was disappointed that I only was able to film wildlife on one occasion. I may have seen a turtle once but was too high to identify it.
     
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    sharks won't go near porpoises,
     
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    Cool experience and right place, right time. Congrats! Time to add some ND polarizers to cut that water glare.

    They have no "porpoise" to do so. Har har...
     
  6. raynist

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    I bought filters before the trip and forgot to use them!!!