One minute video..interesting. Afternoon spent with nephews making it...priceless!

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Once again, this video took hours to make between hiking around the shoreline and then happening upon this rock, discussing a filming plan, shooting some test footage, tweaking it, shooting again, and then finally editing what we had.

If you begin getting bored with your copter, I suggest making it a social thing with good friends and family. Go out and get creative. That's what it's all about..

 
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OMG - Did you deface that rock? Did you use biodegradable paint? I might have to add you to my growing list of scofflaws. I hope you didn't take off with a battery anything less than 100% charged and stayed under 400' AGL.

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:D I probably should have added that it was painted like that awhile back by unknown artists. We just happened upon it and saw it as a filming opportunity.
 
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Wonder if they see the irony in painting the rock.. :D
Probably not. Without a drone, it's just a rock that you need to paint really quickly before the tide comes in. With the drone, it's a noticeable part of the otherwise, natural shoreline. Also, this is not a rock that is in the center of town. Maybe I'm part rebel, but it's just a rock. If there was ever a rock that could withstand being painted, this was the one...
 
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Probably not. Without a drone, it's just a rock that you need to paint really quickly before the tide comes in. With the drone, it's a noticeable part of the otherwise, natural shoreline. Also, this is not a rock that is in the center of town. Maybe I'm part rebel, but it's just a rock. If there was ever a rock that could withstand being painted, this was the one...
Vandalism isn't cool.
 
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Really good video. Seems that more people focus on the laws or breaking of them than the message....awesome job. Short, but to the point. I like. Oh, and I like the rock too, however painted it.....lol


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Once again, this video took hours to make between hiking around the shoreline and then happening upon this rock, discussing a filming plan, shooting some test footage, tweaking it, shooting again, and then finally editing what we had.

If you begin getting bored with your copter, I suggest making it a social thing with good friends and family. Go out and get creative. That's what it's all about..

Nice Brock and I agree with ya 100%
 
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Thanks for the comments, and I very much appreciate the differing views and respect them. To be clear, I never would have painted the rock myself, and the boys knew that doing so would have been frowned upon by me. I also made a verbal observation while we were out there that it seemed like a place frequented by people as a hang out of sorts, but there was not a single bit of garbage to be seen. Not a cigarette butt, bottle, food wrapper, nothing. The boys said they had noticed this too, and both thought that it was a good and respectful thing.

A little more history on this rock. It seems it was originally painted in 2010 by a would be artist attempting to capture the concept of 'primordial ooze' rising up from the ocean. Here is a picture that made the local newspaper:

painted rock.jpg


It was described as having been painted Mary Kay pink with dark squiggly lines, and when the artist was questioned - after being arrested by the Amtrak Police - he said it was to illustrate an early brain rising up from the ocean. OK....o_O Anyway, someone has since painted it more of a 'rock color', and if you look very closely, you can see little areas where the pink still shows through.
 

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