Drones with obstacle detection and collision avoidance sensors are becoming more prevalent in both the consumer and professional sectors. This year, we have quite a few drones with collision avoidance technology. This obstacle detection and avoidance technology started with sensors detecting objects in front of the drone. Now the latest drones from DJI, Walkera, Yuneec…

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Flying a top aerial photography drone is the only way to capture stunning landscapes, sunrises, sunsets and wildlife.  You can be an experienced photographer but without a quality aerial drone, then the output just won’t be good enough. You need an aerial drone, which has first person view, intelligent flight modes, super smooth stabilization, excellent…

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These 15 drone photography tips will help you capture great aerial photos every time. The aerial photo tips cover lens filters, filming in RAW format, the thirds grid, UAV forecast, auto exposure bracketing, counterpoints, juxtaposition, lighting, leading lines, creating depth in photos and much more. These drone photo tips are simple to understand and easy to…

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With Follow Me drone technology, the UAV is programmed to automatically follow you around, giving you many opportunities to film unique aerial shots. At present there are 2 types of drone Follow Me technology.  Here, we look at the technology used in drones that follow you. Then, we review the 12 best follow me drones…

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Flying using FPV drone goggles is a terrific experience. To have the best flying experience, it is important to choose the best FPV glasses which are correct for you. Knowing about field of view, IPD, glass optics, resolution and digital head tracking will help you pick the right drone goggles. A number of drone manufacturers…

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This DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom review looks at the outstanding features of these 2 new quadcopters. Both Mavic 2 drones are a tremendous feat of engineering, elegant design and new innovative technology from DJI. In our Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom review, we give you a nice overview of…

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This DJI Mavic Air review looks at the outstanding features and answers your many questions regarding this new quadcopter. The Mavic Air is another feat of elegant design and new innovative technology from DJI. This DJI Mavic Air has a weight of less than 16 ounces, is small is size and very sleek.  It folds…

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FPV cameras are small, light and reasonably priced.  The FPV camera is mounted onto a drone to send real time video down to the ground using a video transmitter.  The FPV camera allows you to see where the drone is flying and what it is seeing as if it had its own eyes. Depending on…

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A drone with a GPS and an autopilot system including camera gives you plenty of aerial options.  Drones can be flown by a pilot manually.  However, a drone on autopilot flying a programmed route can take aerial photos and video much better than any pilot can. That is especially true in difficult weather conditions.  A…

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What is a drone and how do drones work is answered here in this easy to understand article. Drone technology is constantly evolving as new innovation and big investment are bringing more advanced drones to the market every few months. Below, we discuss UAV technology on the most popular drones on the market which have…

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Multispectral imaging camera sensors on agricultural drones allow the farmer to manage crops, soil, fertilizing and irrigation more effectively. There are huge benefits both to the farmer and to the wider environment by minimizing the use of sprays, fertilizers, wastage of water and at the same time increasing the yield from crops. Multispectral camera remote…

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FPV live video using radio frequency antenna, transmitter and receiver signaling technology is one of the main reasons why drones have become so popular. This live video transmission along with high quality cameras allow drones to be used in many positive ways across many sectors. It is a terrific flying experience as you are seeing…

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For a drone to fly perfectly, the IMU, gyro stabilization and flight controller technology is essential. Drones today use three and six axis gyro stabilization technology to provide navigational information to the flight controller, which make drones easier and safer to fly. Gyro stabilization technology is one of the most important components, allowing the drone…

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With drone aerial photography, it is important to use a top quality camera, so you get the best photos every time. You also need a drone camera which has plenty of settings. The better your understanding is of these camera settings, then your aerial photography and filming will come on in leaps and bounds. Understanding…

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When it comes to 3D photogrammetry software for drones, there is quite a choice.  There are many 3D mapping software companies, which provide a free version or free evaluation period, allowing you to try the software first before any purchase.  You can then compare the various photogrammetry software packages. Below, we review with videos, the…

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This updated DJI Mavic Pro review with frequently asked questions has all the important information on this superb fold up drone. The Mavic Pro is small and is packed with the latest drone innovations. The Mavic Pro has some exciting new technology such as 3 new active tracking modes, even better hovering precision, more advanced…

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Understanding drone motor and propeller direction, along with design show us how a quadcopter works. Quadcopters today, are very easy to fly in any direction. They can also hover in place super smoothly. The engineering and design is different to an airplane or helicopter for flying. In this post we look at how a quadcopter…

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Here is the simple DJI Spark firmware update instructions to bring this mini quadcopter to the latest version.  These DJI Spark upgrade instructions include updating the quadcopter, the remote controller and the Spark battery. The DJI Spark remote controller firmware can also be updated at the same time or separately. By upgrading to the latest…

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Here are ten tips to fix Mavic Pro disconnected problems including loss of signal to the remote controller and loss of video transmission to the DJI Go 4 app. These DJI Mavic Pro disconnect issues and problem can happen at any time from your first flight to some months later.  Mavic disconnects can happen close…

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These Mavic Air firmware update instructions will guide you to upgrading the quadcopter to the latest version. The firmware on the Mavic Air and remote controller can be upgraded using the DJI Assistant 2 app and also with the DJI Go 4 app. We have notes and what to do if the Mavic Air firmware…

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