A drone with GPS and autopilot system including camera gives you plenty of aerial options.  As well as flying it’s programmed route, a drone on autopilot can take aerial photos and video much better than any pilot can. That is especially true in difficult weather conditions.  A drone flying in autopilot mode is monitoring and…

 

Having rolling shutter  jello effect in your aerial video can be difficult to overcome.  To fix rolling shutter may only require a simple change or it may take different solutions over a period of time to drastically reduce the jello effect.  It’s pretty disappointing if your aerial footage is badly affected. You may be filming…

 

The Phantom 4 intelligent flight modes are fantastic and make filming so much easier.  The Phantom 4 flight modes are follow me active track, points of interest, waypoints, tap fly, sports mode, beginner mode, obstacle avoidance and vision sensing.  You also have the existing technologies such as course lock and home lock.  All these flight…

 

Without doubt, 4k UHD video is definitely the starting baseline standard for market entry into aerial filming with drones.   Today, we look at what exactly 4k UHD video is and the real benefits to shooting in 4k. We do a tour of the drones presently equipped with 4k ultra high definition video cameras and…

 

This DJI Mavic highlights and frequently asked questions post will give you all the important information on this superb pocket sized fold up drone.  The Mavic Pro is small, however, this does not mean it is lacking in drone innovation. In fact, the Mavic is packed with new drone technology such as 3 new active…

 

With Follow Me drone technology, the UAV will automatically follow your movements, giving you tremendous opportunity to film some very unique aerial shots. It’s hands free flying and filming. At present there are 2 types of drone Follow Me mode technology.  There is the GSC with Follow Me GPS transmitter technology and the latest using…

 

A quality neutral density gradient filter is one of great tools used by top aerial photographers to capture the perfect photo and film.  Here, we’ll explain what a neutral density gradient filter does and how it will add that extra bit of quality to your aerial landscape photography. Along with this information on graduated neutral…

 

Lidar sensors on UAVs capture imagery which only a few years back needed an aircraft, large heavy lidar sensors and a crew to accomplish. Along with lidar sensors mounted on UAVs, sophisticated software can process the lidar images very quickly so effective decisions can be made by stakeholders and relevant parties. The Lidar UAV sector…

 

There are so many benefits of drones across many sectors.  Every week, we read about many new benefits of using drones in science, agriculture, construction, marketing, archaeology, conservation and the environment. They are saving lives, time and money. A couple of years ago, you would only see drone scenery videos on the Internet with very…

 

Flying using FPV goggles is a terrific experience. It’s important to buy the best FPV glasses which are correct for you. Understanding terminology such as field of view, adjustable IPD, glass optics, resolution and digital head tracking is will help you pick the right FPV drone goggles. If you choose the wrong FPV headset, then…

 

Knowing how to update the DJI Phantom 4 firmware to the latest version is important. These firmware updates contain fixes to solve software bugs, add new features to the quadcopter, gimbal, camera and remote controller. This article has all the instructions, best practices and tips on how to successfully update the firmware on your Phantoms 4….

 

Understanding hyperfocal distance will greatly enhance the quality of your landscape photography.  This post explains everything about hyperfocal distance in and how to get it right.  You can then this knowledge with you and practice setting the hyperfocal distance then on your particular camera. We’ve included a hyperfocal distance chart, the mathematical formula and where…