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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Watch This Beautiful Drone Footage of the Golden Gate Bridge

Posted By on Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 4:59 PM

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While visiting San Francisco to photograph a wedding, Dane Christensen felt inspired by the city's various landmarks, and a picturesque day, to also capture drone footage of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Christensen's drone setup, which set him back about $3,800 (including the iPad he uses as a viewfinder), was almost lost due to high winds around the bridge. But luckily for Christensen, and fans of super hi-def YouTube videos, the drone made it back down safely into an argument about a dystopian future where armies of drones choke out the sun.

"I think it's the future," Christensen said of drones delivering packages to customer's doorsteps. "Drones are friendly not deadly! As an Amazon customer, I'd love to get packages in 30 minutes or less instead of 2 days. "

The Golden Gate Bridge celebrates its 78th anniversary next month. 
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