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Happy Taco Tuesday everyone!
I have some big news – I BOUGHT A DRONE! After months of seeing amazing drone photography all over Instagram, I bought one of my own. And let me tell you…it’s AMAZING!
I finally decided on the DJI Phantom 4 Pro. Little did I know how hard it would be find a clear, open space to practice flying. Oh, and my whole neighborhood is in a no-fly zone practically haha. I highly recommend getting insurance as well – just in case it makes a crash landing 😉
I went down to Huntington Beach this weekend to finally test it out over water. I still need to get some polarizing filters to help with the sun, but I was able to get some awesome shots!
Luckily the weather was perfect and there was almost no wind. I flew over some killer waves and caught some surfers below as well. I may or may not have forgot to wear sunscreen and got extremely sunburnt too D:
It was sad to see how much trash had washed up on the beach from the last couple of storms. There were piles of trash, driftwood, wrappers, everything spread all over the sand. You can even see it from up above!
I was honestly pretty nervous when we got there, but once my drone was in the air I felt much more comfortable. It was so cool to be able to see the same beach I visit all the time from a totally different perspective. And the sets lined up perfectly even way far out in the ocean!
After going through all my footage, I decided I HAD to make a video. Check it out below and let me know what you think in the comments!
Don’t forget to watch it in HD 🙂 More drone photography and videos coming soon!
Wow, these shots are beautiful! It’s a whole new perspective! I can definitely see why insurance would be important =) I’m sure this opens up a whole new world for you with photography for this space! I’m sure you’ll have so much fun with it! Thanks for sharing these pictures and the video!
Thank you so much!! I was definitely way too scared to fly it at the beach until I got the insurance hahaha
OMG…so beautiful! I want a drone! I love your video too! Great idea to include music!
Thank you!! I had this song stuck in my head for like a week after I edited it haha!
All these shots are so beautiful. I’m still learning about Drone shots and would love to implement them into my photography soon.
It’s so much fun! I love seeing everything from a different perspective 🙂
That is so cool! A drone is the new GoPro… Must have on vacation!
Yes! Unfortunately they’re also much more expensive than a GoPro 🙁 hahaha
val vitols says
are you still flying? would like to deliver a marriage proposal by drone at Huntington Beach
can I enlist you?
Val 650 823 1460
Hey Val! I sure am!
I’d love to help capture your proposal in Huntington 🙂