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Drone Footage of Stone Mountain Park Georgia

Drone Picture of Stone Mountain Park Sunrise
Drone Picture of Stone Mountain Park Sunrise

DroneVU Studios brings you yet another exclusive photo album of Stone Mountain Park located in Atlanta GA.

About

Stone Mountain is a quartz monzonite dome monadnock and the site of Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, Georgia. At its summit, the elevation is 1,686 feet MSL and 825 feet above the surrounding area. Stone Mountain is well-known not only for its geology, but also for the enormous rock relief on its north face, the largest bas-relief in the world.

Nature

The top of the mountain is a landscape of bare rock and rock pools, and it provides views of the surrounding area including the skyline of downtown Atlanta, often Kennesaw Mountain, and on very clear days even the Appalachian Mountains. On some days, the top of the mountain is shrouded in a heavy fog, and visibility may be limited to only a few feet. The clear freshwater pools of the summit form by rainwater gathering in eroded depressions, and are home to unusual clam shrimp and fairy shrimp. The tiny shrimp appear only during the rainy season. Through the process of cryptobiosis, the tiny shrimp eggs (or cysts) can remain dormant for years in the dried out depressions, awaiting favorable conditions.

Trails

Walk Up Trail: A 1.3-mile (2.1 km) trail to the top of Stone Mountain ascending 786 ft (240 m) in elevation to a height of 1,686 ft (514 m). The trail is steep, but spectacular panoramic views and cool winds await hikers at the top.

Cherokee Trail: A 5-mile (8 km) National Recreation Trail, the Cherokee Trail loops around the mountain base, with a mile section going up and over the west side of the mountain (crosses Walk Up Trail). Primarily passes through an oak-hickory forest, but views of the lakes, streams, and mountain are common.

Nature Garden Trail: A scenic 3⁄4 mile (1.2 km) loop trail through a mature oak-hickory forest community. Excellent for viewing shade-loving native plants. A small garden with interpretive native plant signs is at the entrance to the trail.

Songbird Habitat Trails: Two loop trails each running 1 mile (1.6 km). The field trail is an excellent birding spot and the woodland trail provides shade and numerous native plants. Dogs are not allowed.

Attractions

The Park features several attractions that are operated by Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation.

On summer evenings the mountain hosts the Stone Mountain Laser Show Spectacular, a fireworks and laser light display. The laser lightshow projects moving images of the Deep South as well as Georgia history onto the Confederate Memorial carving on the side of the mountain. During Memorial Day Weekend of 2011, Stone Mountain unveiled their overhaul of the laser show, dubbed Mountainvision. This incorporates digital projectors, lasers, special effects, and pyrotechnics.[36]

The Skyride is a Swiss-built cable car to the summit of the mountain, which passes by the carving on the way up.

The Riverboat offered a scenic cruise aboard a reproduction of a Mississippi riverboat on 363-acre (147 ha) Stone Mountain Lake. It has been retired.

The Antebellum Plantation is a collection of historic buildings relocated from around the state of Georgia, including three plantation manor houses dating from 1794, 1850, and 1845, two slave cabins, a barn, and other outbuildings. The Plantation Farmyard features historic breeds of sheep, goats, and pigs that guests can pet.

Crossroads is a recreation of an 1872 southern town with several attractions including a modern 4-D movie theater, an adventure mini-golf course, a duck tour ride, stores and restaurants. Craft demonstrators include glass blowing and candy making. Other attractions in this area include:

The Great Barn is a children’s activity area that features 65 interactive games, climbing structures, trampoline floors, slides and more.

Sky Hike is a family ropes adventure course. Guests can choose their own path and level of challenge.

Geyser Towers is a playground featuring a large fountain at the entrance, so guests have the option of climbing through the course or getting wet.

[source: wikipedia.org]

DroneVU Studios

We filmed this park from the air and from the ground using both our aerial drone platforms as well as traditional cameras.   To see the full photo album click the following link or the picture above. But as always there’s more to come as we are hard at work on editing, composing, and publishing the aerial and terrestrial video footage that we created of this awesome natural attraction.

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Amazing Niagara Falls Drone Video

As promised, the Niagara Falls video is now live. Check out amazing aerial drone footage of the falls as we literally take you over the edge and bring you footage that only a drone could create. Experience the famous Niagara Falls as we took the drones so close that you can practically feel the spray on your skin.

Behind the scenes we are hard at work to bring our viewers even more amazing footage from around Florida and other places as our travel takes us to even more famous landmarks.

Fort DeSoto Aerial 360 Panorama

Fort DeSoto Park - Aerial 360 Degree Panorama
Fort DeSoto Park – Aerial 360 Degree Panorama

 

DroneVU Studios brings you yet another exclusive – a 360 degree aerial panorama of Fort DeSoto Park. This footage lets you see in all directions from above Fort DeSoto park and zoom in on directions of interest.

South-southwest of St. Petersburg, Florida, Fort De Soto Park is a park operated by Pinellas County on five offshore keys, or islands: Madelaine Key, St. Jean Key, St. Christopher Key, Bonne Fortune Key and the main island, Mullet Key. The keys are connected by either bridge or causeway. The island group is accessible by toll road from the mainland. Historically, the islands were used for military fortifications; remnants and a museum exhibit this history. Two piers, beaches, picnic area, hiking trails, bicycling trails, kayak trail, and a ferry to Egmont Key State Park are available. (wikipedia.com)

At DroneVU Studios we will continue to bring you even more aerial video, aerial photography, traditional video, traditional photography, event footage, real estate footage, nature footage, and more from around the Tampa Bay area.

Sunflowers on the Ranch 2016

DroneVU Studios went on location to film Sunflowers on the Ranch for 2016. In this video we combined traditional real estate virtual tour video footage with aerial real restate virtual tour video footage to bring viewers a complete picture of this great family activity.

This must see event only happens two weekends a year. Make sure that next year you stop by where there’s something for the whole family.

At DroneVU Studios we use only the latest equipment, techniques, and methods to continue to deliver high quality footage for everything from aerial real estate photography, to real estate video virtual tours. Our professional photographers and videographers are experts at ensuring your real estate listing looks its best.

We also do select events such as Sunflowers on the Ranch and are preparing to launch even more video and photography services in the near future. So stay tuned as we continue to expand and grow our services.

Aerial Drone Pictures of Lakewood Park

Aerial Drone Picture of Lakewood Park
Aerial Drone Picture of Lakewood Park

Lakewood Park is located at 1620 Lakewood Dr. Brandon, FL 33510. Lakewood park offers a playground, basketball court, swings, and grassy fields for various outdoor activities.

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Hollis Garden Album Updated

Aerial Drone Picture of Hollis Garden, Lakeland FL
Aerial Drone Picture of Hollis Garden, Lakeland FL

Located at 702 East Orange Street, Lakeland FL, 33801, Hollis Garden is a A Botanic Garden set in a neo-classical architectural environment complete with patterned flower beds, public art and ornamental fountains.

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Aerial Drone Pictures of Lake Rogers Regional Park

 

Aerial Drone Picture of Lake Rogers Regional Park
Aerial Drone Picture of Lake Rogers Regional Park.

Located at 9010 North Mobley Road Odessa, FL 33556, Lake Rogers Regional Park is a 272 acre park that includes two fresh water lakes, pine flatwoods, and oak hammocks.

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