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Another Aerial Video from Deception Pass

Last night, I finally sat down at the computer long enough to finish the Deception Pass video. The views the Phantom captured are tremendous and wish the weather was better when filming. However, since Deception Pass is about an hour a way it might be a while before getting back out there. The edit was…

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I Made it on the Newspaper’s Frontpage

Since owning the copter, I’ve had many opportunities to share in the hobby, film videos from a unique perspective, grow as a GoPro user, and now receiving some love from the Everett Herald. A few weeks ago, Dan, a reporter from the Everett Herald, reached out to Mickie and I regarding our real estate videos…

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Filming the Granite Falls with a Drone

Since acquiring the drone, I’ve been thinking of more and more ways to use it. Either for work or play. For me, it is harder than it sounds. Ideas and ideas can spin through my mind but getting a video edited together can be a challenge all on its own. This video is from a…

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My 2014 in Review from WordPress.com

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many…

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Just Returned from Maui and Made a Home Movie

We’ve been home just over a week from Maui and have to say I miss the island/vacation life already. Not surprising, especially if you have visited the island before. The scenery is majestic, the food is exquisite, the water is warm and wonderful, the sunsets are breath taking, and the company we kept was second…

I’m On A Jet Plane

The day has finally come, Joy, the girls, and I are on a plane bound for Maui. Oh yea. A family vacation (well a vacation we as a family were on a plane at the same time) that has been a long time in the planning. Many people asked if I was taking the DJI…

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Going back to Maui – FINALLY

At the end of the month the family is packing up and flying to Maui. We are so excited and it is hard to stay focused at work, I’m blogging from the office at the moment. We have so many plans that included: – Christmas Tree lighting – Town Festival – Scuba Diving – Ziplining…

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Monster Mash Provided by JibJab

Well I went off and did it again. Using JibJab’s Monster Mash template, a spooky Halloween dance routine was choreographed with better singing that I can do in real life. The 5 person videos works the best so everyone, included the dog, can participate. Meaning, both girls get to see their face on the screen.…

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Friday’s Shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School

Today I am writing, not out of excitement and success but out of pain and sorrow. Friday, October 24, 2014, at 10:39am, a young man opened fire upon classmates and family members at Marysville Pilchuck High School. I was listening to the Snohomish County scanner after a colleague’s daughter sent a text message stating there…

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Picked up a Drone (DJI Phantom 2)

Here my first flight with a DJI Phantom 2 H3-3D and filmed using the new GoPro 4. It was such a blast and can’t wait to tomorrow with a full battery. The girls have cheer in Granite Falls but doubt I’ll bring it. It’s a bit loud. Side note: if people think spying can be…

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Adam’s Family Video by JibJab

I love making videos. Long ones, short ones, funny ones, action ones, and even JibJab.com ones. The girls love seeing their faces in the JibJab videos and typically I spend more time then I want creating. It is fun nonetheless and a good time with the kids. Then I seen the Adam’s Family video come…