Yes, everyone has a “drone” or quadcopter now, and while the new gear is great for filmmakers, it is not without responsibility and risk. These are not toys, but tools. Pre-flight and In-Flight I operate according to what is safe, legal, and reasonable. Now sit back and enjoy the flight.
Timelapse allows us to see the magic of subtle movements too slow for the naked eye to perceive. Our natural world wields a power so graceful we barely notice it’s there … until you watch an hour sped up into ten seconds. When combined with camera motion we are treated to quite a show. Here’s a glimpse:
The recently acquired Sony FS5 camera allows for incredible 240 frames per-second video that allows us to see the beauty of fast moving objects. In many ways, this is the polar opposite of timelapse but equally stunning. Here’s a look at a camera test recently conducted at our Santa Cruz Lighthouse with fire jugglers.