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….

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The Mavic Pro firmware update contains fixes to bugs and adds new features to your quadcopter. For these reasons, updating your Mavic firmware to the latest version on the quadcopter, remote controller and battery is very important. These firmware releases are just as important for the remote controller, the battery or any of the other…

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Having rolling shutter jello effect in your aerial video can be difficult to remove.  To fix rolling shutter may only require a simple change or it may take different solutions to drastically reduce the jello effect.  It really can be a headache and disappointing if your aerial footage is badly affected. You may be filming…

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A Time of Flight camera sensor on a drone or ground based has many powerful uses. These ToF camera sensors can be used for object scanning, measure distance, indoor navigation, obstacle avoidance, gesture recognition, tracking objects, measuring volumes, reactive altimeters, 3D photography, augmented reality games and much more. This article explains what Time of Flight…

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The Phantom 4 Pro intelligent flight modes make flying and producing meaningful aerial imagery so much easier. The many Phantom 4 Pro autonomous flight modes along with new stabilization system and professional 4k camera make this drone an exceptional investment. For aerial cinematography, the Phantom 4 flight modes allow you the capture film from many…

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The DJI Assistant 2 software contains extra settings and utilities for all DJI equipment such as drones, gimbals and cameras. With the DJI Assistant 2 Mavic, you have options to upload  flight data, black box information, calibrate your vision sensors and upgrade your firmware. There is also a DJI Assistant 2 Simulator for testing flight…

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Learn how to fly a quadcopter by viewing these videos of the latest easy to fly top drones on the market. For your first quadcopter you definitely need one which is easy to fly and has plenty of failsafe features and technology. A few years ago, learning to fly a drone was a bit daunting…

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Understanding hyperfocal distance will greatly enhance the quality of your landscape photography.  Here we explain everything about hyperfocal distance and how to get it right.  Then, you can practice setting the hyperfocal distance on your particular camera. Below you will find a hyperfocal distance chart, the mathematical formula and where you can download a hyperfocal…

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This DJI Mavic Air footage is proof of the stunning and professional quality from DJI’s latest quadcopter. This Mavic Air drone with its 4k camera and ultra stabilized 3 axis mechanical gimbal has an angular vibration range reduced to just 0.005°. The gimbal is set in a triangular formation and new gimbal dampeners create exceptionally…

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It is best to calibrate the Bebop 2 drone if it is flying erratically or you feel it is not flying as it normally does.  The Parrot Bebop 2 calibration is very easy to do and can be completed in just 2 to 3 minutes while you are on location.  It is something that you…

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Knowing how to set the white balance in your aerial photography is critical to capturing perfect aerial photos. While you can fix and transform your photos on the computer, you cannot beat getting it correct out in the field. The information in this post covers white balance in general so you can use this knowledge…

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All drone parts and components are vital to a smooth and safe flight. Knowing the parts of a drone will give you extra confidence while flying. You will also know which components to inspect on a regular basis and the drone parts which are easy to replace or upgrade. If you have any flight problems,…

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Lidar sensors on UAVs capture imagery which only a few years ago needed an aircraft carrying large heavy lidar sensors and a crew to accomplish. A lidar sensor mounted on a UAV, along with sophisticated photogrammetry software can process lidar images very quickly in the cloud, allowing for effective decisions to be made by stakeholders…

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Knowing how to calibrate the Phantom 4 IMU is important.  If your Phantom 4 is flying erratically, not flying or hovering correctly, then fly the quadcopter in and calibrate the IMU. When the IMU is back in the green and within the ideal range, then it is safe to fly the Phantom 4 quadcopter again. It must…

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Knowing how to calibrate the DJI Spark IMU, compass or remote control quickly is important.  If your DJI Spark quadcopter is flying erratically or drifting when it should be hovering, fly the quadcopter in straight away. Then quickly calibrate the Spark compass and IMU before the battery runs critically low where you shouldn’t attempt the…

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Updating the Typhoon Q500 4k firmware along with the ST10 Remote Controller will add many new features to the quadcopter, improve it’s performance and even fix software bugs. There is a bit of work if you haven’t updated the Q500 firmware before. Once you have done it once or twice, then it will become very…

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This Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4k review looks closely at the drone, the CGO3 4K camera, ST10 controller and Steady Grip.  Also included are Q500 4k stunning aerial footage and camera settings. Just as important we look at what comes with the quadcopter and the latest Yuneec Q500 4k price. The Q500 4k Pro first came…

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Drone for delivery parcels and all types of goods is receiving massive investment from some really big players all over the globe.  With large companies such as Amazon, Walmart, UPS, Google and many global postal companies investing in drone delivery projects, it looks like it is only a matter of time before their goal become…

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Here is the Parrot Bebop 2 firmware update instructions using the FreeFlight Pro app or with a USB flash drive and Micro USB cable.  Below, you will also find tips on what to do if the bebop 2 firmware won’t update including information on troubleshooting Bebop firmware issues. There are only 2 ways to update…

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Here is some of the best DJI Inspire 2 footage which shows off just how magnificent the output is from this top notch quadcopter. Below, We have terrific Inspire 2 video footage of Shanghai, San Diego, Tuscany, Hawaii, Utah and Nevada.  We also have a Inspire 2 camera review video and the best Inspire 2…

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