Kevin got some nice footage yesterday morning (with the large hexacopter and the Sony NEX 5N) of a ship on its way into Portland. The water was glassy and the light was great. This is the Ansac Splendor, coming from Japan carrying (or picking up?) soda ash:
Here are three of Kevin's "Chasing Ships" videos from out at Skamokawa, WA: This is where he takes off from our campsite with the hexacopter and a Sony 5n camera and then heads out over the middle of the Columbia River and the hexacopter becomes a teeny tiny little dot…
Kevin just finished his first video in the "Chasing Ships" series. Here's yesterday's Alaskan Explorer (petroleum), headed out to sea. It is passing Morning Menad (Hyundais) on its way into Portland, if I remember right.