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Challenge: Headwear III (Standard Editing)
Collection: 2024
Camera: DJI Mavic Air 2
Date: Feb 4, 2024
Date Uploaded: Feb 4, 2024

This was a fun one to do for sure! I needed to get the drone very close to me; probably 18 inches or so. With the safety sensors on it wouldn't do that (plus there were branches nearby, etc.). So ... I turned the sensors off. Now that was an adrenaline rush. I'd already accidentally bumped one of the control sticks while trying to cover up the remote, and that was with the safety control on. Was very concerned that I was going to send it into my face!

I started the pano series with the camera facing away, then I could hit the go button and put the remote on the ground next to me. I then, very, very, carefully, covered the remote with a camo shirt I brought with me.

The shot came out "ok". Not quite what I really wanted to be honest. I envisioned my head being larger and more prominent, but I couldn't slide the pano to get it quite right. Still liked it enough to enter it though. :-)

Statistics
Place: 9 out of 20
Avg (all users): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.7692
Avg (non-participants): 6.1250
Views since voting: 149
Views during voting: 79
Votes: 37
Comments: 4
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02/14/2024 07:23:16 AM
On of my favorite takes on some of your images is the way you have of blending in your photographs. Wow, what an image.
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02/14/2024 07:15:33 AM
I really love this one. It tells a story really well.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/14/2024 12:34:26 AM
a new kind of worldwear.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/07/2024 05:20:44 PM
Havin' a wee bit of fun both pre- and post-processing, are we, Barry? I'm eager to hear how you did this one... It's quite brilliant.
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