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Droning on; version 2.0… part 2…

The first flight of my second drone. Notice that I am controlling the flight and the camera on my own, with just a little advice from my daughter’s boyfriend. Notice how stable the camera is, how good the quality of … Continue reading

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 1…

This is my new drone. The first one was fun, but the video and photos went to my phone, and were not really great quality. This one has a video card inside it. The range is better, the stability is … Continue reading

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Droning on… part 8…

This is, I swear, the very last drone video I shot in the Bay Area the Christmas before last, when I got my first drone. My younger daughter Mollie and two friends she invited to my mom’s house to join … Continue reading

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Droning on… part 7…

This is almost the last video I took on that first magical morning two years ago at Christmas, outside my mom’s house in the Bay Are where I grew up, when I first had the ability to send a camera … Continue reading

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Droning on… part 5…

Yes, I am still posting little videos I took with my first drone… the not-so-good-one, that saved video on my phone. This one is really short, but features a bouncy Garage Band tune with a 70’s feel which is perfect … Continue reading

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Droning on… part 3…

Okay, here it is, the final part of my first drone flight, the Christmas before last, with my first drone… the cheap one… with Jason, my son-in-law helping me. Notice I am still wearing the one-piece plaid Christmas jammies I … Continue reading

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Droning on… part 2…

More video from my first real flight of my first real drone, taken in front of my mom’s house in the Bay Area 2 years ago. Admit it, the Garage Band music track makes all the difference. HA!

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Almost the last pictures I took on our late Christmas adventure to the Bay Area…

I say almost the last pictures, because I have some stuff coming up that is not quite like my usual stuff. It will give us some new perspectives. New angles. I am excited about it, but it requires some new … Continue reading

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The very last photos of flowers that I took on our late Christmas visit to my 97-year-old mother’s house in the Bay Area…

I could have used these to do one more post in my series on the study of light and shadow. But I will let them stand on their own. Because… flowers!!! Who doesn’t like flowers? Even though I am back … Continue reading

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Throwing shade; A study in light and shadow… the final chapter… special ‘manmade objects’ edition…

The Golden Gate, framed by trees. One thing I love about where I grew up in the hills across the bay from San Francisco is that there are lots of trees in my little hometown. Also, the Bay Area is … Continue reading

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