Here is an excellent interview with DJI CEO Frank Wang where he talks about the early days of DJI in 2010 right up to the present and how he sees DJI well into the future. DJI are by far the biggest of all the consumer drone companies with approximately 70% of the market. The interview…

 

Using lens filters on your drone camera for landscape aerial photography will bring the quality of your images and video to the next level. You just need to know the basics of how they work and have a solid understanding of what types of filters you can get. Add some drone filming practice using lens…

 

FPV cameras are small, light and reasonably priced.  The FPV camera is mounted onto the drone to send real time video down to the ground via a video transmitter.  The FPV camera allow you to see where the drone is flying as if it had it’s own eyes. Depending on the drone, the FPV transmitter will…

 

UAV lidar and photogrammetry imaging applications are increasing rapidly. This is not surprising as using GPS enabled UAVs for aerial surveying is very cost effective in comparison to hiring an aircraft with photogrammetry equipment.   Because UAVs are relatively inexpensive, many organisations will have their own fleet, allowing for rapid surveys over large land areas…

 

The best of Ireland scenery is featured in our top drone videos today. Known as the Garden of Europe, these professional videos capture the romance of Irish countryside.  From an eagles view, we cover Powerscourt Waterfall and Gardens, Glendalough, Yeats Country, Gougane Barra in Cork and the rugged West of Ireland.  The last video is…

 

How to update the Mavic Pro firmware version on the quadcopter, remote controller and battery is very important.  Having the latest Mavic Pro firmware release is important as these updates will contain new features and will have fixes for issues with your drone. These firmware releases are just as important for the remote controller, the…

 

This updated DJI Inspire 1 review takes a close look at the features, design, gimbal and camera options on both the Standard and Professional models.  The Inspire 1 has entered new territory in drone innovation, sleek design and patented motor and gimbal engineering.  Every other drone on the market is playing catch up. In this…

 

Here are 10 drone 3D photogrammetry and photogram tips for the beginner or anyone thinking about using their drone to create 3D models, photogrammetry maps and Digital Elevation Models (DEMS). What is great about creating 3D photogrammetry images is that you don’t need any special sensors on your drone. Just a normal camera. Now, to…

 

Anti poaching drones are making a big impact in the saving of Rhinos, Elephants, Tigers, Gorillas and many other critically endangered species.   Drones with anti poaching technology are assisting Park Rangers across the globe and especially in Africa and Asia. Drones are relatively cheap, can cover hundreds and even thousands of acres in a short…

 

Using drone cinematography for commercials to market brands and products is becoming very popular.   Drones now have terrific stabilization and cameras to film professionally. They are widely available and very reasonably priced.  Now generally drones are used to do the filming.  However, there have been a number of very creative advertisements where drones filmed…

 

Knowing how to calibrate the Phantom 4 IMU is important.  If your Phantom 4 is flying erratically or is not flying correctly to your touch, then your best option is to fly the drone in and calibrate the IMU. When the IMU is back in the green and within the ideal range, then it is…

 

These Phantom 4 drone scenic videos are just stunning. The Phantom 4 flies exceptional smoothly and it has the very best stabilization technology of any drone released to date. To go with the best gimbal stabilization, the Phantom 4 has many autonomous flight modes to make flying and filming real easy. It also has an exceptional…