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Elizabeth M
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Re: Lighting
Elizabeth M   11/24/2014 4:19:01 AM
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Yes, you're absolutely right, mrdon, as you have learned from personal experience. Happens a lot with photography, too. This drone can come in handy!

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Re: Lighting
mrdon   11/23/2014 2:09:58 PM
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Elizabeth M

I agree. When I'm taking photos of electronics projects for my DIY books, lighting is definitely a challenge. Trying to get the right shot without a lot of glare or hotspots takes time and patience. I can really see this being a photographer's favorite tool on photoshoots.

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Re: Battery Life
mrdon   11/23/2014 2:06:20 PM
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Cabe

The drone based lighting system is pretty impressive. Its amazing the applications that are being developed for drones. I can see such a system hitting the photography market within the next 2 to 3 years. The pics of the models were great. Nice article!

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Re: Battery Life
Cabe Atwell   8/15/2014 4:49:08 AM
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Actors can act in any environment. I mean RDJ pretends he is Ironman in partial sets. 

Also, sound is usually added later. A later dub, if you will. So, buzz away.

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Re: Battery Life
William K.   8/11/2014 3:38:50 PM
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I observed the power cable to the drone for at least some of the examples, so that challenge must have been handled. But I also observe that the drone is quite loud, meaning that it would certainly impact the mood in a lot of photoshoots. Also that noise would prevent it from being used in situations where the picture taking was not the main activity, such as weddings and press conferences.

AND the pictures that we were shown certainly did not show much benefit from flexible lighting methods. An assistant could be far more intuitive in positioning the lighting. 

BUT it is an interesting concept, probably good for security applications.

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Re: Battery Life
Cabe Atwell   8/4/2014 4:08:48 PM
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I worked with a few student film makers in the past. The amount of gear that needs to be operated require a few assistants. I can see similar film makers in the future going straight drone.

Also... roving security bots on a whole new lever. No where to hide now!

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Battery Life
tekochip   8/4/2014 12:25:05 PM
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Creating enough lift for a useable battery payload might be an issue.

 

It kind of reminds me of Mario Kart where there was a camera angle you could use that was generated by a drone character.

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Lighting
Elizabeth M   8/4/2014 8:46:06 AM
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This is a cool invention and a far cry from the days many years ago when I worked in video production and lights would have to be set up painstakingly. Waiting around for proper lighting was half the time of the shoot. I'm sure this will be a boon for the video/film industry once perfected.



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