Happy New Year, San Antonio, Texas! This video was made from some footage taken using an Autel Evo 2 Pro drone, between 11:50pm CT and 12:10am CT. It took almost a year to make it! Haha!
The first half is 2x video speed just to include more footage in less time. The last half is normal speed for comparison purposes.
We launched from an empty commercial parking lot, in northwest San Antonio, up on a high elevation hill and flew no more than 200ft AGL straight above that parking lot. The drone did have the required anti-collision strobe light on top and some red / green orientation / navigation LED lights on the arms. A daytime site survey wasn't needed since I've been to this location 2-3 times a week for over a year on business. We really wish we had thought ahead to bring our digital recorder to record the ambient audio from all the fireworks, but alas this was a spur of the moment flight because of the uncertain weather in the area (rained all day).
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We flew the Autel Evo 2 Pro drone, recording in 4K / 30fps. Video Editing software was Wondershare Filmora X. Music was from Epidemic Sound. Get your free 30 day trial from Epidemic Sound by clicking on this free referral link: https://www.epidemicsound.com/referral/d2jne3/