I am the pastor at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Old Bridge, NJ. Last Saturday, we hosted our annual Easter Egg Hunt. I captured the event using my Mavic Mini and DJI Osmo Action Camera. It probably was not my best effort because I was also the event MC and led the music. So I did not entirely focus my effort on capturing the event. But I was able to capture what I captured … [Read more...] about Easter Egg Hunt Drone Video
My Next Drone
Since I started flying my Mavic Mini, I have been hooked. Almost immediately, I knew I wanted to upgrade. The biggest question was, “which drone?” The more I have flown, the more I have learned what I wanted. I started looking on Facebook Marketplace at some used drones thinking I could pick up a good deal. I targeted the original Mavic Pros. But the technology is five … [Read more...] about My Next Drone
Asbury Park Boardwalk II
I returned to the Jersey Shore last Saturday with the Jersey Droners for an Asbury Park Boardwalk drone flight. We have previously flown this mission on a cold January morning. This day was a much more pleasant experience. However, it was a disappointing morning for me. I filmed what I believed would be an epic sequence. But when I looked down at my controller, I was … [Read more...] about Asbury Park Boardwalk II
Should I Buy the Mavic Mini?
I was recently asked, "Should I buy the Mavic Mini for my first drone?" The answer to that question is no. If I had to do it again, I would get the Mavic Mini 2 Fly More Combo as my first drone. The Mavic Mini 2 is the upgraded version of the Mavic Mini. The Mini 2 records 4K video. The original Mini only records up to 2K video. The Mavic Mini 2 also has a longer flight … [Read more...] about Should I Buy the Mavic Mini?
Great Beds Lighthouse
This video is from my Great Beds Lighthouse drone flight that took place on March 20, 2021. Great Beds is named for the abundant oyster beds that lay beneath the shallow waters around the lighthouse. It is located in the Raritan Bay on the New York and New Jersey border and has an intriguing history of lighthouse keepers being murdered and others being lost at sea. … [Read more...] about Great Beds Lighthouse