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Old 06-02-2017, 03:47 PM   #6
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I also see a lot of drone-shots, which certainly offer a different perspective, but many of them are shot at too high an angle for my tastes. If I had a drone, I'd be shooting on the tree-tops, at a fairly shallow down-angle. A little elevation can really add to the impact of an image. Too much altitude and/or down-angle, and the photo starts to take on the look of a "U2" surveillance photo....at least in my humble opinion.
I agree. Most drone shots that I see immediately jump out and scream "drone shot". I think that they would be much more effective if they looked like they were taken from a non-existent adjacent hillside, and not from the overlook at Gore Canyon.

Sorry for the bad luck with the trip - I didn't make it out to see the J this year either.
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