I have similar apprehension. If I ever get into this drone scene I plan on joining a Meetup, trying to get a bit of one on one mentoring and tips from someone in this hypothetical meetup, and practicing a ton in no/low risk situations until I feel confident.
The countless examples you provided are super helpful!
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I guess it's admirable in a way to attempt objectivity, but the second a human being decides where to place a camera and when to hit record, the shot become subjective.
Well Chaplin and Brooks made comedy films about the man/people who perpetrated the Holocaust, soooo...
Aside from this short being made long before the Baltimore events, doesn't the film serve as part of this 'dialog'? Aren't the Jon Stewarts and John Olivers and the like still making jokes? But these black folks need your white approval?
what one person considers meaningless and abstract may inspire another to use a new technique in a piece that isn't 'meaningless'. And if something truly meaningless and useless is filmed, at least it's out of that filmmaker's system now and they can move on.