When you think of UAE most minds go straight to Dubai. When you then think about photography of the UAE, it’s — for me at least — skylines at dusk. It’s refreshing to see just how much more there is.
Tony Northrup uploaded a video in July 2018 which discussed his thoughts on drones and why he thought you probably shouldn’t buy one. This video was met with a lot of criticism from many people especially from those who had already bought a drone. In a recent video however, Northrup seems to be changing his tune.
A California man is facing a fine to the tune of nearly $20,000, after his drone landed near a runway at Las Vegas’ main airport. He claims he was just trying to take a picture, when his DJI Phantom 3 “started acting all weird” and took off of its own accord.
Drone shots have got more intricate and more complex as the years go on, and this compilation by Sam Kølder is one of the best examples of that.
A drone pilot has partnered with a theme park in Sweden to utilize his skills and record one of their rollercoasters. He operated the drone to closely follow the coaster’s car around the tracks for the thrilling footage.
Video is an amazing way to showcase things when people are watching something of interest. For years, people have been glued to TV shows and movies but now there seems to be a shift to fast paced, fun edits that people can watch and be inspired by.
London’s Heathrow airport is one of the busiest in the world, which climate change activists plan to leverage in an attempt to shut down the airport next month by intentionally flying drones nearby.
Drones are great tools for photography and video, but with technology changing at such a rapid pace, racing drones (FPV) are becoming much more popular and in demand for commercial work. It can be a little overwhelming to learn this technology all at once, so I am here to help you with your first setup.
The smart controller merges a CrystalSky monitor with a regular controller to offer an all-in-one package. This solution is effective and comes with interesting features.
With the popularity and accessibility of drones in recent years for everything from music videos, to photography, and even parcel delivery, designers are continuing to come up with creative ways in which to use them. Now, researchers have created a drone that shrinks mid-flight so it can squeeze through small spaces.
FPV drones have been on the rise the past few years but have had some minor issues with long range transmission and video signal. With DJI’s new digital FPV system, there is a good chance all of that can change and more people can easily adapt to a new type of flying.
During my latest trip to the Faroe Islands I noticed how many tourists were flying drones. Drones are very popular, and rules for flying become more strict by the hour. I wonder why people like to fly a drone; is it just to fly, or to make films? I use it for landscape photography.
Drones have enhanced viewer experiences in a wide range of media, from documentaries to sports coverage. That they have had a massive impact on the film and photography world is undeniable, but have they revolutionized photography?
I have been shooting aerial photography for years now, but have never really shared much of my process when it comes to creating images. Here is a quick look at what sometimes goes into a simple photo of mine.
DJI, one of the world’s leading drone manufacturers, has formally lodged a complaint against the BBC for a pair of “biased” programs they aired on drone safety. DJI claim the broadcaster included little of the information they provided for the programs, and that the shows were sensationalist by focusing on high-risk incidents like the Gatwick Airport drone crisis.
Most feature films are shot with anamorphic lenses. That’s why, when we see this type of shot on YouTube, we call it “cinematic”. It’s going to be available for your drone soon. Get ready, it’s going to be incredible.
With drone use being far more common, albeit far more regulated, most of us professional photographers are dipping our toes in the water.
Drones often give us a new perspective, but a Florida dad was stunned to see what his DJI Mavic 2 Pro captured while he was recording his children swimming in shallow waters.