Friday, March 29, 2019

"Droning" the construction progress of the TPLEX

Here's how the construction progress of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX ) looks in the first golden light of the morning - taken from an altitude of 185.30 m ASL at 6:38 am today March 30th over Camp I, Rosario.

The lower road leading to the bridge in the upper left corner is the Manila North Road (MNR), while the upper road (still an embankment at this stage) is the TPLEX. The large rectangular roofs in the lower right corner are the Caltex and Petron gas stations.


Shooting  info - Bued River, Rosario, La Union, March 30, 2019, DJI Mavic Air, 4.5 mm, f/2.8, ISO 100, 1/200 sec.



I've to split the 180-degree panorama into two for easier viewing.... here's the other half in the northwest direction. Embankment works are still ongoing near the terminus. If one looks closely, the signage of Jollibee and McDonald's are visible near the upper right corner.


Shooting  info - Bued River, Rosario, La Union, March 30, 2019, DJI Mavic Air, 4.5 mm, f/2.8, ISO 100, 1/200 sec.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Trying drone photography for the first time

I got hold of a DJI Mavic Air recently, and I've started learning how to fly it safely and take images while it's high up in the air. Here's a few of my early attempts, all shot in RAW (DNG).

Shooting  info - Bued River, Rosario, La Union, March 29, 2019, DJI Mavic Air, 4.5 mm, f/2.8, ISO 100, 1/170 sec.
Shooting  info - Bued River, Rosario, La Union, March 27, 2019, DJI Mavic Air, 4.5 mm, f/2.8, ISO 100, 1/500 sec, altitude 109.10 m ASL.



Shooting  info - Bued River, Rosario, La Union, March 27, 2019, DJI Mavic Air, 4.5 mm, f/2.8, ISO 100, 1/380 sec, altitude 84.60 m ASL.
 1600 x 1200 version


Shooting  info - Bued River, Rosario, La Union, March 27, 2019, DJI Mavic Air, 4.5 mm, f/2.8, ISO 100, 1/800 sec, altitude 34.20 m ASL.
  1600 x 1200 version

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