I’ve flown at night before but only above my house so I was real nervous when I went out last night in Manchester to get this shot. I kinda just wanted to be up and back down so I just let the Mavic choose the settings. When looking in the image properties after flight the ISO was from 800-900 and the pictures were a tiny bit grainy so really I should have gone into manual mode and slowed the shutter speed and brought down the ISO but hey ho, you live and learn.
I used to both live and work in Manchester back in 2000-2002, still got bit of a soft spot for it
Amazing photo, I was only talking to my wife just last night about taking some night time shots. I have no idea how they’d come up but that looks really good!
I’d say that same location you used there would make a great Hangar360 shot too!
Thanks for sharing
PS. If you do try again, please share the settings with us too
Great shot. I’m really impressed with that tiny camera on the Mavic.
Any problems getting airborne in the city ? I have tried to fly at Media City but the compas is constantly unable to calibrate
@PingSpike here’s the 360 from nearly the same spot although I’ve never tried a nighttime 360
@StevenPSCC I’ve drove around media city a few times but I can’t find a decent takeoff/landing point where I won’t get questioned. So I’ve never turned the Mavic on around there so I haven’t experience the compass errors. I think there’s some broadcasting satellites around there though that might be the problem.
Security have given me no issues, I go around a lot with my DSLR and I’m a familiar face there. Once the Mavic gets airborne the compas seems to be OK but I’m not risking it with all that water, so I just go straight up and down
I’ll be in Manchester Sunday…but not droning unfortunately. I think I’ll be in a NFZ too so wouldn’t even spin up I don’t think. Too near Strangeways lol