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Filmed a Waterfall with the Drone (Deception Falls)

Ive been working my buns off with getting new listings and selling existing ones. Yet, the other day while photographing and filming an Stevens Pass ski cabin, the opportunity to film Deception Falls arose. Deception Falls is a smaller, lesser known, location on the Stevens Pass Highway (SR 2). Most people probably fly right by…

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Drone Video of Deception Pass Washington State

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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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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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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A Family Day Trip to Friday Harbor

A few Sunday’s ago Joy, the girls, Mom, Patrick, and I went to Friday Harbor, in the San Juan Islands, to celebrate Mom’s birthday. Rising early, getting on the road, fueling up with coffee and hot chocolates, and hitting the freeway, we arrive arrive in Anacortes around 8:10am to catch the ferry. The fog was…

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GoPro: Seabrook Wa Family Edit

In early July, after the 4th, Joy & the girls, Bryan / Michelle & the boys, Mom, Travis Kendra and I took some time off and visited Seabrook WA. Naturally, I made a video of it all. Seabrook is a coastal Washington community that offers vacation homes and vacation rentals in a master planned community…

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Calico Ghost Town: A Day in the Life of a Miner

Beware, this post is scary scary scary. Syke! On the next adventure day was at Calico Ghost Town in eastern California. A total tourist trap; however, the town was super well done, had deep history preserved, and was a lot of fun to boot. We arrived, it wasn’t busy, and headed into town. The town…

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Yosemite National Park During the Winter

On our trip to Mesa this year Joy an I decided to go the westcoast route instead of through Utah that way we could stop off at Yosemite National Park. Months ago, we watched a show on the founding of the National Parks and it highlighted John Muir‘s quest to protect Yosemite and the great…

Back Home After a Awesome Trip

I couldn’t be happier with how the visit with Travis went and the weekend vacation. Leaving on a Friday and getting home late Monday night was perfect. Now I am resting and reminicing about the Museum of National History, the Museum of Science and Industry, and the Art Institute of Chicago. That is three epic…