Today I’m off to The Royal National Park to look for a secluded place to fly my new drone before using it to film some resorts in Fiji two weeks from now.
Wind Swept Beach
2:00pm I knew as soon as I got to Garie beach that it was going to be too windy to fly the drone. I’m still learning the limits I can fly within, but I’m pretty sure I would have an issue in this 20 knot plus onshore.
The tide was pretty high as well, which would make the walk down to Era Beach difficult as well.
I brought my Nikon D810 with me as well today, which meant I was shooting from two cameras at once. (Three if I got the drone up).
I’m very impressed with my new camera, the Sony Rx100 M4, which I purchased to use mainly for underwater photos. As it is very small and has wireless it also makes a convenient walk around camera that can be used to update my site ‘On the Go’.
The new camera has a 1″ sensor, so the quality is behind the full frame D810, but not by as much as you would think, and the Sony has some interesting features such as a Smoothing feature which combines dozens of shots into something like the above picture.
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