In 2016, Ok Go released a music video for their song I won’t let you down that included them riding on some Honda mobility devices. It feels like a classic Ok Go video: strange use of technology to create an interesting effect.
Then, just as things seem an Ok Go level of normal, the camera angle does the apparently impossible and transitions smoothly from a horizontal shot to vertical
Remember: this is 2016. Drone videos are not yet a-dime-a-dozen. To quote PostGIS’ Paul Ramsey at the time: “Gobsmacked again by Ok Go.”
The video goes on to do the fantastical with large crews of dancers with umbrellas forming a complicated choreography, culminating in the umbrellas themselves serving as a lo-fi screen:
Much as @israelbar here with the moon landing: 3D Model - Mask I have been long inspired to use this video in OpenDroneMap.
Now it is mapped:
And even with some crude GCPs
Original video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1ZB_rGFyeU