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Santorini, Greece - my tips and video

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Hi guys,

I wanted to share with you my tips regarding flying on Santorini Island and also my video. I didn't experience any issue, people seem to be ok with drones. I was trying not to bother other tourists/locals with my drone - when flying at the most crowded place on Santorini - Oia, I woke up very early and started my bird right after sunrise, so there were almost no people, as you can see on the video. However, I saw some tourists launching and operating their drones in the middle of the day, in a very crowded square - please don't do it, you can get into troubles and/or make other people angry.
I was also trying to find less known spots on the island to fly there during the day - and I found Vlychada beach. It looks amazing! There were only few other people on a sunny day :) Here is my video:

 

JoostGT3

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DUDE! Amazing movie and great editing. Can be used as a travel commercial for the island if you ask me... I get the urge to book tickets right away!
 
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DUDE! Amazing movie and great editing. Can be used as a travel commercial for the island if you ask me... I get the urge to book tickets right away!
thanks! you may be right as it shows only the good sides of the island, no crowds at all ;)
 
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Hi Great Video - I love Greece. Did you have no problems flying over the buildings? Very early morning is best?
 
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Hi Great Video - I love Greece. Did you have no problems flying over the buildings? Very early morning is best?
thanks! I didn't have problems, but as I said - it's best to fly right after sunrise. During the day there is many people in Oia, some of them are sunbathing, swimming in the pools - they may be upset if you fly near them.
 

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Hi guys,

I wanted to share with you my tips regarding flying on Santorini Island and also my video. I didn't experience any issue, people seem to be ok with drones. I was trying not to bother other tourists/locals with my drone - when flying at the most crowded place on Santorini - Oia, I woke up very early and started my bird right after sunrise, so there were almost no people, as you can see on the video. However, I saw some tourists launching and operating their drones in the middle of the day, in a very crowded square - please don't do it, you can get into troubles and/or make other people angry.
I was also trying to find less known spots on the island to fly there during the day - and I found Vlychada beach. It looks amazing! There were only few other people on a sunny day :) Here is my video:

Great Video, been in Santorini many years ago, wish I had my drone then.
 
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Very nice video. I even had to all the wife to watch it. We remember some of the same sights from our visit.
 
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Wow. Really, really well done. Great main shots, pacing, B-roll, all that good stuff. I know that takes a ton of time to assemble, but the result is awesome. Chapeau!
 
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