Most of the videos that you view online today have a lot in common: They are shot on a digital video camera, are cut together to some music, have had some titles added, and are compressed and then uploaded. The online audience has an insatiable appetite for aerial footage, and you want to make sure […]
A guide for the aerial photographer and videographer by Team PhotoDrone It‘s no secret that rotor drones and aerial-camera systems are a match made in heaven. With the increasing quality of cameras and downlink video links and the amazing developments in flight controller and stabilization systems, getting those exciting bird’s-eye-view images is easier than ever […]
The Los Angeles Drone Film Festival is the sister of the NEW YORK CITY DRONE FILM FESTIVAL. The Los Angeles Drone Film Festival will bring the world’s best drone films to the big screen with a distinctive LA twist. The day of the festival will also be rounded out with a series of panel discussions geared […]
President Trump and Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program today — an initiative aimed at exploring expanded use of drones. This new program will allow companies and local governments to use drones in ways that the Federal Aviation Administration currently doesn’t allow. That includes “beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights, nighttime operations, […]
Wildfires have be decimating Northern California and continue to cause a lot of issues around the state. While the devastation is obvious on the ground, the extend is not realized until you see it from the air. These drone videos really give a you feeling as to just how enormous these fires were.
Today’s multirotors have evolved into amazing “very smart” aircraft, and they have a lot to offer. Whether you are just looking to try something new, get some really cool digital aerial photos and video, or want to experience the excitement of drone racing, there are plenty of choices available. Let’s see what all the excitement […]
What’s the best type of case for traveling with drones and accessories? Answer: A hard-shell, polyethylene case is superior for both transit and shipping. Look for name brands with strong replacement warranties in the event of freak failures in the handles or otherwise. Also look for optional or included locking mechanisms and ergonomic features, such […]
When DJI comes out with something new, it always makes news, and its new Inspire 2 is the hot ticket right now. Improving on a well-built and tested design, the Inspire 2 is a little bigger and faster than its predecessor. We tested out the package that came with the Zenmuse X5S and two transmitters.
From Yuneec: Yuneec International, a world leader in electric aviation, today announced the availability of the H520 sUAS, the company’s first product offering dedicated to commercial use. The H520 system utilizes Yuneec’s proven six-rotor platform and incorporates enterprise-grade cameras and mission planning software for high-end commercial use in verticals such as public safety, construction, inspection, […]