I've been waiting for the perfect golden hour light in combination with the ideal wind conditions to capture a fall vista. This one was captured from above our property with my quadcopter facing south.
In the distance, directly center, you can see the Helderberg Escarpment within the John Boyd Thacher State Park. To the left, which you really can't see in this photo, is the city of Albany. The full resolution version of this image shows Albany a little sharper. If you scan all the way to the right you can spot the northern peaks of the Catskill Mountains including Windham and Hunter Mountain in upstate NY.
Mind you that our house sits at about 1100 feet above sea level, so for the region our elevation contributes to the distance I can capture.
Additionally, a really powerful and much appreciated feature of my stabilized mounted camera is the ability to simultaneously record HD video and take 12 mp photos. While I greatly appreciate my current rig I’m looking forward to building a new multirotor this winter that will allow me to mount a full size DSLR like a Canon 5D to the platform.
More to come!
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