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Old 01-25-2014, 11:04 PM
 
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A friend of mine who studied photography with Ansel Adams uses one to take absolutely stunning aerial photos of unusual land forms with amazing colors that look like paintings, but he flies his only over areas with no homes, as those would ruin his shots.
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Old 01-26-2014, 04:01 AM
 
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This Microkopter looks like a great hobby, Great camera platform and can be equipped with GPS.
MikroKopter: Le hexacopter radiocommandé de folie - YouTube
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Old 01-27-2014, 07:37 AM
 
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I don't have a problem with them. People can take pictures/video of you with hidden cameras as well, or from manned airplanes/helicopters with telephoto lenses. Taking pictures of kids in a park is not necessarily pedophilia. You can close the curtains on your home if you don't want people looking in. These things also make a buzzing noise to warn you of their presence. And lastly, anyone who sees me in the nude will be greatly discouraged from doing it again.
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Old 02-02-2014, 06:06 PM
 
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This Microkopter looks like a great hobby, Great camera platform and can be equipped with GPS.

MikroKopter: Le hexacopter radiocommandé de folie - YouTube
That thing is unreal, what massive acceleration!
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Old 02-05-2014, 12:25 PM
 
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Aerial Suveillance Drone with Night Vision Camera -- OFM ASD650 - YouTube
Some of the more advanced and high end versions are pretty amazing and yet the issues of what the person intends to use them for where they could be used with persimmon to film them or used to gather information about someone that raises the question of privacy...

I mean the technology of them is fine it is the person operating it that can cross some privacy lines and in todays world who knows what the person may decide to do with the video and real time information could be used to extort or blackmail someone and identity theft and they may be neat toys but they being up a lot of privacy concerns.

my guess is not to long from now there will be a ban or a special license and certification to purchase them and operate them and their will be set guidelines and rules on them.
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