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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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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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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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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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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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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Updating your DJI Goggles firmware is very important.  Each DJI Goggle update will contain fixes for bugs and add new features. Here we show you how to update the firmware on your DJI Goggles using either the DJI Go 4 app or the DJI Assistant 2 app. Along with the instructions, you will also find…

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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…

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Knowing how to update your 3DR Solo firmware to the latest version is very important.  The Solo firmware upgrades will fix bugs in the software along with adding new flight features giving you a far better flying and filming experience. Upgrading the firmware software on the Solo remote controller and quadcopter is pretty easy.  The…

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These top drone aerial filming tips, flying techniques and maneuvers are easy to follow and with some practice your aerial filming will improve dramatically. Great aerial filming is more than knowing camera settings such as white balance, shutter speeds, aperture and ISO settings. To get great aerial video, you need to plan your trip, check…

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The Phantom 3 tilt horizon problem is a real nuisance in your aerial film.  In may cases, it can be fixed with some simple steps. While these tips for fixing horizon tilt are for the Phantom 3, many other drones have similar technology, so you can use this information as a guide to fixed horizon…

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A remote control lost signal while flying your Phantom 3 can be quite scary.  If you are not an experienced pilot, it could lead to a crash, wreaking your quadcopter and perhaps causing some 3rd party damage. If you are having Phantom 3 RC signal loss at the moment, then this post along with videos…

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Keeping your DJI Phantom 3 firmware updated is extremely important. Firmware updates contain fixes for bugs, add new features and make improvements.  With the Phantom 3, you update both the quadcopter and remote controller with the same firmware file. Since the release of the new Phantom 3 Professional and Advanced models in April, there are…

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The Phantom 3 IMU calibration procedure is simple and takes between 5 and 10 minutes. The IMU calibration will fix many of the Phantom 3 issues including erratic flying, no signal and compass errors. The IMU calibration will fix excessive warm up times, off horizon viewing issues and the usual yellow and red flashing lights…

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With a few small Parrot AR drone mods, you can double the flight time and make your AR drone stronger. The Parrot AR 2.0 drone range can also be extended and it’s a great feeling to fly higher and further. These Parrot drone mods and upgrades will also prolong the life of the motors, gears…

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Upgrading the firmware on your Parrot AR 2.0 drone has many benefits. A firmware upgrade will fix any bugs or problems which Parrot have identified such as flying erratically or dropping while flying.  The AR drone firmware upgrade may also bring new features such as better acrobatics and ease of flying. This article with video…

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