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  1. Automotive technology also changes pretty rapidly...

    Automotive technology also changes pretty rapidly these days with all the technology options but all the OEM's support their product lines for 10 years due to the size of the investment. I'm...
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    I do about a dozen gigs each year filming from a...

    I do about a dozen gigs each year filming from a heli w/doors off. Most often the reasons for not using one of our drones is more than 400' agl is needed, a long continuous run is required or there...
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    Drone Cinema User Guide

    With drone use becoming more the norm in filmmaking I know some of this may be common knowledge in pre-production meetings, but at the same time, it is also a bit of a moving target as well with...
  4. I was so happy to see this. Roger is a...

    I was so happy to see this. Roger is a wonderfully kind and creative man to work with.
  5. Sure, no problem.

    Sure, no problem.
  6. Many Challenges Ahead Using Drones in Filmmaking

    Commercial drones have finally reached the point where numerous organizations are jockeying for control in an effort to profit from their use. Historically Federal Government agencies (FAA in the US)...
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    Lots wrong in this article but it does support my...

    Lots wrong in this article but it does support my earlier view that the days of flying big cameras are numbered.

    https://twitter.com/droneanalyst/status/810922729054420992
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    What about those occasions when the skin tones...

    What about those occasions when the skin tones are funky because the make up artist is going a bit color blind and the camera reproduces the tones with perfect fidelity? There are also a million...
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    Most drone aerial shots are only a few seconds...

    Most drone aerial shots are only a few seconds long and for many productions they are an afterthought that is expendable. As cameras get smaller with higher quality images, many start to question the...
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    Fun to do...boring to watch. Reminds me of Robot...

    Fun to do...boring to watch. Reminds me of Robot Wars.
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    I expect it to be every bit as huge as these...

    I expect it to be every bit as huge as these other ESPN2 sports:

    1. Timbersports
    2. Pro bowling
    3. Bass fishing
    4. Pro Rodeo
    5. Billiards
    6. World series of Poker
    7. Softball
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    ethay ightray ooltay orfay ethay objay
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    We would use it on our Inspires but my question...

    We would use it on our Inspires but my question was more for our Altas and other HL rigs flying Dragon/Mini with video feed off Connex.
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    I was thinking of buying one of these for pulling...

    I was thinking of buying one of these for pulling focus on our drones but the range is listed at only 330'. I am concerned that with all the other RF on the drone, that distance will be even less...
  15. Steadicam is a mature technology pretty much at...

    Steadicam is a mature technology pretty much at the end of it's development cycle. Gimbals are still evolving and their potential hasn't been fully explored yet. If you look at the creative Movi...
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    So true!

    So true!
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    A few years ago we got a call from Roger Deakins...

    A few years ago we got a call from Roger Deakins about shooting drone aerials for the Prisoners film he was working on. We were one of the few that had flown the 22 lb. Alexa. After some discussion,...
  18. Yep. I was thinking of selling Kevlar umbrellas.

    Yep. I was thinking of selling Kevlar umbrellas.
  19. Big Day for Drone Aerial Cinematography

    Yesterday the FAA finally published the long awaited Part 107 Federal Aviation Regulations for Small Unmanned Aircraft. The rules will actually go into effect on August 20, 2016. Below is a brief...
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    The first time I flew an RC helicopter on a movie...

    The first time I flew an RC helicopter on a movie set was in 1997 (The Mighty). At the time there were no flight controllers, GPS or any other electronic aids to help with piloting so you could count...
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    A division of my company uses drones to perform...

    A division of my company uses drones to perform structural inspections at nuclear and fossil-fueled power plants. We use the Kolor software to stitch the images into a single gigapixel pano. For a...
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    I wasn't repulsed by the imagery as much as...

    I wasn't repulsed by the imagery as much as fascinated by what a process it must have been to make this. I kept thinking about all the planning, permitting, improvising, problem solving, etc.

    It...
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    Peter, I just stumbled upon this thread. I'm...

    Peter,

    I just stumbled upon this thread. I'm so happy you, Matthew and the crew were able to complete this cinematic ultra marathon. I can't begin to imagine what an experience it must have been....
  24. First aerial is Inspire 1 shot in the rain. The...

    First aerial is Inspire 1 shot in the rain. The other off-speed aerials were all shot on Dragon with our ultra heavy lift SR heli/Movi M15.

    http://youtu.be/V_SugpKp-bQ
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    Sounds like a trip I need to make. Thanks for...

    Sounds like a trip I need to make. Thanks for posting.

    Anyone who thinks the original Inspire cuts well with Red footage has never had them on the same timeline. The banding, moire, aliasing and...
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