Having a top quality drone gimbal is essential to capturing great aerial film, photography, 3D mapping, lidar, photogrammetry and other sensor driven imagery. For drones to be widely used across different sectors, it is essential that UAV gimbal stabilization technology keeps in line with drone innovation. This is very much the case so far. Here…

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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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Having the fisheye effect in your aerial photos is a big problem.  However, barrel distortion correction in your existing aerial photos can easily be solved with a number of software programs. This post with examples and videos show you exactly what fisheye distortion is, how it comes about and how you can remove it using…

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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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The aerial footage from a 4k drone is without doubt just stunning. Today, we review the 10 best 4k drones on the market.  We also take a quick look at 4k camera technology and the real benefits to filming with a 4k drone camera.  These 4k drones equipped with ultra high definition video cameras are…

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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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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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These aerial filming people tips will give you an extra bit of knowledge to increase the professionalism of your drone cinematography.  Along with these tips to film people using a drone, we have 2 excellent videos with some of the best drone footage of people ever. A 3rd video has some excellent tips on how…

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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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Knowing how to set the white balance in your aerial photography is critical to getting the 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…

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These magnificent aerial shots from SkyPixel prove how much drone aerial photography took a giant leap forward in 2015. The quality of drones coming to the market has been phenomenal with new innovation in flight systems, sensor technology, gimbal stabilization and cameras. 2016 will also be a terrific year for drone innovation. 2015 was the first year…

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