Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve – Kershaw, South Carolina

A look with a DJI Mavic Pro drone at Forty Acre Rock near Lancaster, South Carolina. From the Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve web site :

(… “The rock seems bigger than life, larger than its actual 14 acres. The entire Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve encompasses 2,965 acres of the most diverse protected area in the Piedmont region, including granitic flatrocks, waterslides, waterfalls, beaver pond, caves, hardwood and pine forests, and a variety of wildflowers and wildlife. The Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve & Wildlife Management Area is designated as a National Natural Landmark.”

CAMDEN, SOUTH CAROLINA – Scenic Autumn Drone Flight

DJI Mavic flight over Camden, SC on November 3, 2018. Sights include the King Haiglar Opera House Clock Tower, Camden Post Office, Ten Eleven Galleria, King Haiglar and Joseph Kershaw statue at Town Green Park, Little Theatre, Kimbrell’s Furniture, and Bethesda Presbyterian Church.

From Wikipedia: Camden is a city in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States.[3] It is the largest city and county seat of Kershaw County. The population was 6,838 in the 2010 census. In 2016, the population went up to 7,126.[4] It is part of the Columbia, South Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Camden is the oldest inland city in South Carolina, and home to The Carolina Cup and The National Steeplechase Museum.

Western Road Trip Day 15 – Back Home to South Carolina

The fifteenth and final day of our road trip across the USA and back took us from the St. Louis, Missouri suburb of Alton, IL back to our home near Columbia, SC (770 miles). Some of the cities we pass through include Knoxville, Tennessee and Asheville, North Carolina.

We made one quick unscheduled stop in Metroplis, Illinois.


5200 Miles in 4 Minutes – Our (Almost) Cross Country Road Trip

My camera (GoPro Hero 4):
My other camera: (Panasonic GH4):
Get smooth GoPro footage with this:

Highlights from our road trip across most of the USA and back (June 12 – 26, 2017). We started near Columbia, SC and visited various places across the southwest and midwest. Some of the places in the video include:

Cadillac Ranch (Amarillo, Texas)
Rafting the Rio Grande (Embudo, New Mexico)
Bandelier National Monument (Los Alamos, New Mexico)
Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona)
The Grand Canyon (Arizona)
Arches National Park (Moab, Utah)
Canyonlands National Park (Moab, Utah)
Pikes Peak (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
Cave of the Winds (Manitou Springs, Colorado)
The Gateway Arch (St. Louis, Missouri)
City Museum of St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri)

Music – “Goodbye to Spring” by Josh Woodward. Free download:

Western Road Trip, Day 1

The first day of our trip out west was spent driving, so the only real photographic highlight is some slowly cooked meat from the Memphis BBQ Company in Horn Lake, Mississippi.

Here is our specially created “Sounds of Georgia” Spotify playlist.

Here is our specially created “Sounds of Alabma” Spotify playlist:

Here is our specially created “Sounds of Mississippi” Spotify playlist:

Trip start: Columbia, SC

Trip end: Southaven, MS

Miles driven: 618