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Drone image “Islands in the Allegheny”
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Feb 10, 2019 12:32:46   #
ergoedbo
 
Since adding a DJI Mavic Air Drone to my camera bag, my creative photo opportunities have really become greatly expanded. Aerial views can many times become unique eye-openers! And I was extremely proud to have had my drone image of “Islands in the Allegheny” published in the Pennsylvania Magazine’s 2018 September/October edition as the Hot Shot: Editors Choice! This aerial photo was taken from an altitude of 350 feet of the Allegheny River, a few miles south of Tionesta, Pennsylvania. Hope you Hoggers enjoy viewing it here.
Islands in the Allegheny
Islands in the Allegheny...
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Feb 10, 2019 12:37:56   #
TanBrae
 
Beautiful!

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Feb 10, 2019 12:39:27   #
jederick (a regular here)
 
Magnificent!!

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Feb 10, 2019 13:01:56   #
timepass
 
Great shot,never new they existed.

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Feb 10, 2019 13:11:51   #
SpyderJan
 
Great shot.

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Feb 10, 2019 13:26:38   #
northsidejoe
 
Awesome photo congratulation on this being published thank you for sharing. Saying hello from the North side of Pittsburgh.

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Feb 10, 2019 13:33:01   #
Hal81 (a regular here)
 
Great capture.

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Feb 10, 2019 13:34:52   #
fergmark
 
That IS a great shot. I don't know much about drones. I googled yours and it sounds like a really good one. Can you say what the file sizes are for the still shots?

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Feb 10, 2019 14:22:09   #
Paul J. Svetlik
 
A good image!
And a great light. Too bad that you can not go back to re-shoot?

So, if you trim off about 2 inches on the left side, you will have a nicely ballanced image!
Thanks for sharing.

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Feb 10, 2019 16:59:20   #
ergoedbo
 
Thanks to everyone here for your very kind comments & critques on my “Islands” drone image. It was quite an honor to have the PA Magazine publish it as Hot Shot: Editors Choice, as a two-page spread, no less!

To answer fergmark’s question above:
Believe it or not, the DJI Mavic Air only shoots JPGs from an “only” 12-megapixel CMOS sensor! It will also take raw images if so desired. It’s resulting images are stable & breathtakingly sharp, with JPG file sizes of around 4-5MB. I routinely resample the JPGs to 350DPI, occasionally re-scale) and then refine them further for vibrancy, clarity, and presence using Adobe Lightroom 6 software. And for videographers, the Air shoots stunning HDR 4K videos that have to be seen to be believed. It also really helps a lot that this drone is amazingly easy to fly, even for a 73yr old non-pilot like me!

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Feb 10, 2019 17:55:15   #
fergmark
 
ergoedbo wrote:
Thanks to everyone here for your very kind comments & critques on my “Islands” drone image. It was quite an honor to have the PA Magazine publish it as Hot Shot: Editors Choice, as a two-page spread, no less!

To answer fergmark’s question above:
Believe it or not, the DJI Mavic Air only shoots JPGs from an “only” 12-megapixel CMOS sensor! It will also take raw images if so desired. It’s resulting images are stable & breathtakingly sharp, with JPG file sizes of around 4-5MB. I routinely resample the JPGs to 350DPI, occasionally re-scale) and then refine them further for vibrancy, clarity, and presence using Adobe Lightroom 6 software. And for videographers, the Air shoots stunning HDR 4K videos that have to be seen to be believed. It also really helps a lot that this drone is amazingly easy to fly, even for a 73yr old non-pilot like me!
Thanks to everyone here for your very kind comment... (show quote)


The article I read simply stated 4K and stills. It did though convince me it was quite user friendly, and described many of its flying attributes. Thank you for the additional information!

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Feb 10, 2019 19:15:29   #
photophile (a regular here)
 
ergoedbo wrote:
Since adding a DJI Mavic Air Drone to my camera bag, my creative photo opportunities have really become greatly expanded. Aerial views can many times become unique eye-openers! And I was extremely proud to have had my drone image of “Islands in the Allegheny” published in the Pennsylvania Magazine’s 2018 September/October edition as the Hot Shot: Editors Choice! This aerial photo was taken from an altitude of 350 feet of the Allegheny River, a few miles south of Tionesta, Pennsylvania. Hope you Hoggers enjoy viewing it here.
Since adding a DJI Mavic Air Drone to my camera ba... (show quote)


Attractive fall image.

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Feb 11, 2019 00:27:44   #
Dr.Nikon (a regular here)
 
Drones and photographers are a new age marriage which seem to have a bright future .. your Shot certainly proves that .., taken back in 2018 .., is the honeymoon over .., or do you have more shots to share .., I for one really liked your shot ..., and now hunger for more ...

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Feb 11, 2019 05:50:23   #
Doddy (a regular here)
 
The download is Super...well done.

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Feb 11, 2019 07:18:55   #
nimbushopper (a regular here)
 
Very nice image!

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