Yesterday we started a second round of testing in much better conditions. A few shots in Cappel-Neufeld, Berensch and Lüdingworth are not even that bad. Of course the flying has to get a bit better, but the little Mavic is doing really well. No comparison to the Phantom I had 6 years ago. For the […]
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Month: January 2020
First test flight with the Mavic Mini in modest weather (and it was cold to boot). The flight characteristics of the small drone are enormous. Despite icy winds the little Mavic stands very calm in the air. The telephone battery did not like the temperatures at all. After 20 minutes the battery had gone from […]
Today I made an infrared picture with the Nikon D80, Nikkor 16-85 and the Hoya R72 filter. It is rather something for spring and summer, but with subsequent retro-style conversion to Lightroom, it can also be used in winter.
Difficult to photograph. You stand very close to it and even with a 24mm TS-lens it is not enough to put the camera in balance on the tripod. An attempt with 18mm fails almost as well. The tripod head has to be moved out of balance or it is not possible without cutting off the […]