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Nice to see you here, Luka! Are you allowed to fly over gamla stan?
Hi Carsten As things are now it's completely unregulated. However IMO one should be a bit careful. The thing weighs about 4 kg and crashing it onto a busy street probably wouldn't be good. I'm also not sure how happy they would be if I flew it over the royal palace (next to gamla stan).
. How do you compose, or do you just shoot around and pick the good ones later?
I have a live video downlink with a range of about a km (more if you are flying outside the city where there is less radio interference). For the most part I fly FPV (first person view) through a monitor - the drone is usually too high up and far away to be seen or even heard.
There's a catch though - I can control the tilt of the gimbal and the aircraft itself, but I can't trigger the Gopro shutter remotely. So I put it in a time lapse mode so that it takes a shot every 5 seconds. So I frame, wait for it to take a shot and fly on.
The ultimate problem is however that for still photos the Gopro Hero3+ Black just sucks - worse than a modern mobile phone camera. (For video on the other hand it's actually very good in terms of quality)
Denoir, what other cameras have you tried attaching to it? This looks really fun.
I haven't, but others have. The RX100 is a popular choice although not really suitable for video as you can't attach it to a stabilized gimbal. The quad's carrying capacity is about 1.4 kg. You also have to figure out how to trigger the shutter. Wi-Fi is not a good idea as the main controller uses 2.4 GHz as well and there have been cases of flyaway drones (earlier versions, supposedly they have it fixed now, but still).
There's also a version with a built in camera: http://www.dji.com/product/phantom-2-vision/ that actually has RAW support. It seems to be a bit better for photography than the gopro, but much worse for video (no gimbal stabilization) and a much more limited range (about 300 meters instead of 1+ km)
And yes, it's really fun