Judging tree (and obstacle) height- How do you do it?

I just (semi) finished editing a test clip that I did with a Litchi mission. As I look at it I have to wonder if I was too high and too chicken to fly lower as I am in many of my flights. I understand it is better to have a greater margin of error in obstacle avoidance rather than risk disaster. For the most part my concern where I largely shoot is mature trees. I tend to start at least 150′ AGL, to stay above the trees, but it seems that this height may be a bit of overkill. As you…

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